CDC Says Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are At a Record High in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control released a report showing a nationwide increase in sexually transmitted diseases for 2014 — particularly, chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. There were approximately 1.4 million cases of chlamydia reported, which is the highest number the CDC has ever seen. Syphilis and gonorrhea were… »11/17/15 11:00pm11/17/15 11:00pm


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

Everyone in This Teen Social Media War Can Legally Vote

When reformed Instagram “influencer” Essena O’Neill tearfully turned her back on social media this week for being “fake,” her *former* friends, YouTube celebrities Nina and Randa, put up their own video to prove that actually Essena is fake, hello! Teens, am I right? Wrong: guess how old Nina and Randa are? »11/04/15 5:30pm11/04/15 5:30pm

Comedian Avenges Sidewalk Assault By Launching Social Media Campaign Against Popular Brooklyn Bar

On Halloween night, comedian Akilah Hughes was at a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when, she says, a man in an afro wig began to harass her and her friends. They left, and by the end of the encounter, she alleges she’d been punched in the face outside the Crown Victoria, a bar just a block away, as security guards… »11/03/15 3:30pm11/03/15 3:30pm

Most Teens Have Never Been in a Romantic Relationship, So Calm Down, Teens

On Thursday, Pew Research Center released a survey entitled “Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships,” which seems to have been written specifically for out-of-touch parents who say things like, “Twit me later!” and, “What are you Facebooking about today?” and, “Let’s take a selfie of the Grand Canyon.” »10/01/15 5:00pm10/01/15 5:00pm

Five-Year-Old Obit for Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Goes Viral Yet Again 

Well, it’s time for another round of social-media mourning for Rue McClanahan, despite the fact that the Golden Girls cast member has been dead for five years. And no, you don’t have deja vu—this is, in fact, the second time that McClanahan has been reanimated and subsequently killed by Facebook and/or Twitter. »6/12/15 11:30am6/12/15 11:30am