Sinead O’Connor Found Safe After Posting Distressing Facebook Status

Sinead O’Connor is reported to be safe after posting a suicidal Facebook status in which she said to have “taken an overdose.” The status updates, which appeared to have been written by the singer-songwriter in recent days, detail problems between O’Connor and her ex-husband Donal Lunny in regards to the well-being of… »Yesterday 6:45pm11/29/15 6:45pm


Man Named Phuc Dat Bich Will Probably Get to Keep His Facebook Account After All

Last week, an Australian man went viral after his passport photo—bearing his name, Phuc Dat Bich—made the rounds of the internet. The reason his name garnered so much attention? Facebook thought it was fake and shut his account down over and over. Now, Bich is thanking his supporters for recognizing that naming… »11/23/15 4:20pm11/23/15 4:20pm

British Salon Owner Arrested for Announcing She Won't Book Any 'Muslin or Islamic Client'

A British beauty parlor owner named April Major has been arrested for a series of Facebook posts in which she announced that her fake eyelash emporium, Blinks of Bicester, would no longer book “Muslin” (yep) or “Islamic” clients. “Sorry but time to put my country first,” she wrote. »11/16/15 9:10am11/16/15 9:10am

President Uses New Facebook Page to Claim He Was Born in Hawaii, Yeah, Sure

Someone who must really hate the president and wants every last square inch of his hair to turn gray has launched a Facebook page for him. He hopes it will be “a place where we can have real conversations about the most important issues facing our country.” Barack doesn’t use the ’net much, huh. »11/10/15 2:01pm11/10/15 2:01pm

Shaun King Posts Bitter Exchange With Don Lemon's Booker, Promptly Gets His Account Suspended

On Wednesday, New York Daily News reporter Shaun King was asked to appear on CNN with Don Lemon via email. He declined, rather emphatically: “I will never appear anywhere with Don for the rest of my natural life.” King then posted the email exchange on Twitter and Facebook and promptly received cease and desist… »11/04/15 6:30pm11/04/15 6:30pm

Maybe Don't Send Your Online Boyfriend $10,000, Since You Might End Up in Jail

Forget the fact that you might be getting catfished: what if your online boyfriend is a multimillion-dollar global scammer? A relationship of this sort just landed Virginia native Audrey Elrod in prison for over two years and, instead of being angry, Elrod appears to just want to know if her scammer ever really loved… »10/05/15 6:50pm10/05/15 6:50pm

Facebook Will Now Rudely Tell Your Friends That You Blew Off Their Event Invites

Ignoring your friends’ dumb events—no, I will not go to your sock puppet gallery opening—and then pretending you never saw the invite in the first place—wait, what sock puppet gallery opening?—is a time-honored Facebook tradition. It’s just like pretending you never got their voicemail, or claiming you totally sent a… »9/16/15 6:40pm9/16/15 6:40pm

Melissa McCarthy and Others Photoshopped by Thinspo Losers on Facebook

In “dumb things that exist” news: a “thinspo” Facebook page features Photoshopped images of non-size zero celebs such as Melissa McCarthy, Meghan Trainor and model Tess Holliday. The page, titled Operation Harpoon, describes itself as “a collaborative art project open to interpretation,” and allows amateur Photoshop… »8/20/15 11:00pm8/20/15 11:00pm

Here’s An App That Lets You Obsess Over Your Old Relationships

After experiencing a breakup, a common procedure is to get rid of your ex’s stuff, whether you nicely give it back to them, throw it all away or set it on fire à la Waiting to Exhale. But what do you do with the kind of relationship mementos that aren’t tangible? Emails, Facebook photos and Instagram comments from… »7/29/15 11:00pm7/29/15 11:00pm

Facebook Removes Humans of New York's Picture of Gay Teen, Bans Posting

A photo posted to Humans of New York’s popular Facebook page today was deleted by administrators almost immediately after going up. The photo’s content, an interview with a gay teen who discusses his hopes and fears, wasn’t offensive and didn’t feature nudity, so why the quick deletion? And how is this photo more… »7/03/15 2:13pm7/03/15 2:13pm