Google’s ‘Get the Message’ Campaign is Just Embarrassing

Google’s ‘Get the Message’ Campaign is Just Embarrassing

Will Android and Apple ever play nice? Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo This week, alongside a massive unveiling of brand new foldable devices and accessories from Samsung, Google put out its own ad campaign in an attempt to rally the troops against Apple’s tyrannical reign on messaging. Google’s #getthemessage campaign hopes to stoke the flames … Read more

Meta faces lawsuits over teen suicides and self-harm

Meta faces lawsuits over teen suicides and self-harm

Meta is facing a fresh storm of lawsuits that blame Instagram for eating disorders, depression and even suicides among children and teenagers — and experts say the suits are using a novel argument that could pose a threat to Mark Zuckerberg’s social-media empire. The suits — which are full of disturbing stories of teens being … Read more

What’s in the Johnny Depp Documents? The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture

What’s in the Johnny Depp Documents?  The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture

Photo: BAKOUNINE (Shutterstock) This week’s Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide features a grab-bag of unrelated nonsense from the world of young people culture, including an info-dump of salacious material in the seemingly endless imbroglio between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, a look into the Minecraft musical theater community, and a viral video from the Dawn of Time … Read more

A Review Of Halina Reijn’s Bodies Bodies Bodies

A Review Of Halina Reijn’s Bodies Bodies Bodies

(from left) Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders, Rachel Sennott in Bodies Bodies Bodies.Photo: Erik Chakeen/ A24 In Dutch director Halina Reijn’s freewheeling and incisive horror comedy Bodies Bodies Bodies, Gen Z characters get their throat slit, fall from the top of a staircase and get shot. Yet for these twentysomething party people who’ve … Read more

NYC workers wait 90 minutes in line for Cava’s trendy lunch

NYC workers wait 90 minutes in line for Cava’s trendy lunch

The Midtown lunch rush is back. On a sweltering summer weekday in Midtown Manhattan, where, supposedly, nobody works anymore, a fashionable crowd lined up on the sidewalk in front of Mediterranean fast-casual eatery Cava. The Broadway and 38th Street location of the Greek-inspired chain has been hailed, jokingly, as “the hardest club to get into … Read more

Selena Gomez and best friend Francia Raisa take part in the hilarious ‘He’s a 10 but…’ TikTok challenge

Selena Gomez and best friend Francia Raisa take part in the hilarious ‘He’s a 10 but…’ TikTok challenge

Selena Gomez took to TikTok on Wednesday to share a video of her and best friend Francia Raisa participating in a viral challenge. The actress – who celebrated her 30th birthday on Friday – did the ‘He’s a 10 but…’ challenge, where one person pitches a hypothetical scenario where they give a potential love interest … Read more

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Image: Within It’s been a very bad year so far for Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, in ways extremely unique to being one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Despite still making almost $7 billion in profit in recent months, TikTok is eating its lunch, the stock price is in shambles, … Read more

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step towards turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step towards turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Yahoo was once the most popular website on the planet, the only place that everyone on the internet seemed to touch at least once an online session. After an ignominious slide, however, Yahoo is just another site that has some fans in certain parts of Asia and offers some niche products. Has Mark Zuckerberg launched … Read more

How To Craft A Pastel Gaming Room With The Most Kawaii Gear

How To Craft A Pastel Gaming Room With The Most Kawaii Gear

Photo: 10eegaming Crack open the door to self-described “kawaii tech creator” Celeste Fleurs‘ room, and you’ll suddenly feel as if you’ve been living your life as a strawberry in some Fruity Pebbles cereal. Like countless others gamers onlineFleurs is an expert of “pastel gaming”—a term born from Japanese kawaii aesthetics, and perhaps, a need to … Read more

Sunset of the social network

Sunset of the social network

Mark last week as the end of the social networking era, which began with the rise of Friendster in 2003, shaped two decades of internet growth, and now closes with Facebook’s rollout of a sweeping TikTok-like redesign. The big picture: Under the social network model, which piggybacked on the rise of smartphones to mold billions … Read more