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Woman accuses Diplo of sexual misconduct, seeks restraining order

A request for a restraining order against Diplo was filed in Los Angeles Superior court on November 16 on the grounds that the producer intimidated the woman seeking the order with “revenge porn.” In October, the woman, whose name is being withheld for privacy reasons, alleged on Twitter that Diplo had previously hired a private […]

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Woman accuses Diplo of sexual misconduct, seeks restraining order

A request for a restraining order against Diplo was filed in Los Angeles Superior court on November 16 on the grounds that the producer intimidated the woman seeking the order with “revenge porn.” In October, the woman, whose name is being withheld for privacy reasons, alleged on Twitter that Diplo had previously hired a private […]

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How to Send a Disappearing ‘Fleet’ on Twitter

After several months in beta, Twitter’s “Fleets” feature is now rolling out to all iOS and Android users. Despite Twitter marketing Fleets as “disappearing” Tweets, they’re really yet another version of the popular “stories” feature found on most social media platforms (including LinkedIn, for some reason), featuring…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Doom scrolling: The scariest horror stories on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok

Anyone with any sense knows that the last thing you should be doing in 2020 is posting. How is one to resist smashing that blue button, though, when one of the breakouts of Sundance 2020 was a stylish midnight movie adapted from a viral Twitter thread? Social media is a nightmare, sure, but it’s also […]

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Secure Your Twitter Account Better Than Trump in Less Than 5 Minutes

There’s a report going around that President Trump’s Twitter account was hacked—again—by a Dutch security researcher who just happened to guess the correct password: “maga2020!” I think the story is absolutely bogus, but it’s still a great reminder that you shouldn’t be lazy with your social media security. Locking…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Google Backs Slowly Away From Stadia Guy’s Very Bad Tweet

Earlier today Alex Hutchinson, creative director at Typhoon Studios (bought by Google last year to make Stadia games), made a tweet suggesting that Twitch and YouTube users should be “paying the developers and publishers” of the games they stream.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Change Your Default Skin Tone on Slack

Before Apple introduced its racially diverse emoji options back in 2015, people of color were used to using the ubiquitous skin tone from The Simpsons in our digital communications. Since then though, it’s become fairly standard practice to include multiple skin tone options for the desktop version of many sites we…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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One woman’s furious Grand Theft Auto mutterings, reimagined as Rupi Kaur poems

There’s a calm that descends when one truly communes with the world around them, a sense of knowing, of connectedness, of beauty and sorrow. Where you are is a beautiful place if only because you are there, filling your lungs, a collection of cells dividing, in a universe full of wonder. You are a magnificent, […]

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One woman’s furious Grand Theft Auto mutterings, reimagined as Rupi Kaur poems

There’s a calm that descends when one truly communes with the world around them, a sense of knowing, of connectedness, of beauty and sorrow. Where you are is a beautiful place if only because you are there, filling your lungs, a collection of cells dividing, in a universe full of wonder. You are a magnificent, […]

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Dim Tweets You’ve Already Seen With This Browser Extension

Twitter’s insistence on showing tweets out of order has been a long-running complaint. Sure, there’s a setting that claims to show your feed in chronological order, but it almost always resets back to the “top tweets” view if you don’t keep an eye on it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fall Guys Celebrates 1 Million Twitter Followers With A Yellow Team Tornado

The Twitter for bean-flavored battle royale Fall Guys reached one million followers today, prompting the popular account to unleash a video depicting a nightmarish version of the Egg Scramble mini-game in which everyone is yellow team. Or a dream-come-true, depending on where your alliance lies. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best Ways to Block Annoying People Around the Web

Not a day goes by that I don’t see friends taking up arms against each other, stupid relatives, or people they know, and the rest of us only get to enjoy via the power of social media. And it seems like everyone’s online squabbling has gotten worse, now that our (seemingly never-ending) quarantines have made […]

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