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​Supreme Court To Decide Importance of Intent in Online Threats

Yesterday, the Supreme Court announced it will be hearing arguments on a case involving a Pennsylvania man convicted in 2010 under federal law for posting violent and graphic threats directed at his ex-wife and coworkers on Facebook. They will be deciding "whether, as a matter of statutory interpretation, conviction… »6/17/14 4:30pm6/17/14 4:30pm

Don't Even Worry About Those Drunk Pics of You Streaking. Your College Has It Covered.

For a long time, when you googled my BFF, now a successful literary manager, one of the first things that popped up was a review of a production of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra that she directed in the basement of a pizzeria. The review was, how do I put this, fucking awful and specifically called my friend out… »12/27/12 6:50pm12/27/12 6:50pm

Women Are Awkwardly Attempting to Go to Lunch With New Internet Friends

Let's just be honest for a second: making female friends is hard in a new city. You want to be like, "Hey, want to get a drink sometime?" and then you don't because you're scared, and then a few days later she Tweets something about how much she likes Dane Cook or how much she hates abortion, and you're like… »7/14/12 3:45pm7/14/12 3:45pm

Dudes on the Internet Will Try to Bang You Even if You Act Completely Batshit

If you're a lady, dating online is nothing like an eharmony commercial, where a polite queue of nice men in navy sweaters and bouquets of daisies send you well-punctuated messages asking about your favorite place to go hiking. The reality of online dating, for women at least, is more like sauntering down the sidewalk… »5/30/12 6:40pm5/30/12 6:40pm

The Perfume-Spraying Robot That Tells You How Popular You Are Online

With our various electronic devices always pinging and beeping to notify us of various developments in the world, be it a "liked" Facebook status or a breaking news alert, you wouldn't think we'd need MORE ways to gauge how well-received we were online. And yet, apparently we do. That's why Benjamin Redford invented a… »5/15/12 5:15pm5/15/12 5:15pm

Your New Internet Boyfriend May Only Be Interested In Your Wallet

If you've never actually met the guy you hooked up with on an online dating site and were surprised to find that he has a British accent when you first talked on the phone, we might have some bad news — particularly if he asked you to send him some money so he could fly out to see you, then claimed that all flights… »12/21/11 10:34pm12/21/11 10:34pm