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Scam victims warn fake accounts will ruin Facebook's dating site

Scam victims warn fake accounts will ruin Facebook's dating site

5 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Two well-meaning Facebook vigilantes are in a battle against scam accounts, and Facebook‘s response seems to be “Yeah, good job. Now keep doing it.” Kathy Kostrub-Waters and...
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Urban Dictionary is trolling Elon Musk with the definition of 'funding secured'

Urban Dictionary is trolling Elon Musk with the definition of 'funding secured'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Someone on Urban Dictionary is taking a swipe at Elon Musk's now infamous tweet in which he declared 'funding secured' in regards to his plans to take Tesla private.
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Why Facebook Enlisted This Research Lab to Track Its Trolls

1 day ago   |   Wired

What can the 14-person Digital Forensics Research Lab discover about fake news on Facebook that the billion-dollar company doesn't already know?
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YouTube just gave The Nun the best viral marketing campaign it could hope for

YouTube just gave The Nun the best viral marketing campaign it could hope for

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

YouTube has removed an ad for The Nun , an upcoming horror film, for violating its “violent and shocking content” policy. As reported by Polygon , the unskippable ad was so...
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7 Things We Learned About Fallout 76 at QuakeCon

2 days ago   |   IGN   |   3 articles

During QuakeCon 2018, Bethesda game director Todd Howard, development director Chris Mayer, and project lead Jeff Gardiner were part of a Q&A session centered on the upcoming...
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This World of Warcraft player hit Battle for Azeroth's level cap in under five hours

This World of Warcraft player hit Battle for Azeroth's level cap in under five hours

2 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

The latest expansion for World of Warcraft, Battle for Azeroth, only launched yesterday and already a player has reached the game's new level cap - and it took them less than...
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Bethesda Will Deal With Trolls in Fallout 76 by Making Them Targets

Bethesda Will Deal With Trolls in Fallout 76 by Making Them Targets

3 days ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

This online post-apocalyptic survival game will encourage the community to clean up its own messes by turning trolls into targets.
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Reddits co-founder knows trolls. He has advice moderating the noise

3 days ago   |   CNN

Alexis Ohanian believes every platform ought to craft clear content moderation strategies and have a team of employees dedicated to enforcing them.
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Ruby Rose is the latest celebrity driven off Twitter by abuse

3 days ago   |   Engadget

It's only been a few days since Ruby Rose was casted as "Batwoman" for the CW series Arrowverse, but the Australian actor has already had to quit Twitter after a stream of...
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Sergeant Nerd Games Releases Banes Book

Sergeant Nerd Games Releases Banes Book

3 days ago   |   Tabletop Gaming

Many mythological creatures have equally as mythological weaknesses. Holy water for vampires. Fire to trolls. Mirrors to medusas. That kind of stuff. But what if you're a GM in...
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Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

The follow-up to Rockstar Games' classic western game Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption 2 will... Read more ...

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

We're another week into Season 5 of Fortnite , and with it comes a new set of challenges for players to complete. As before, finishing all of the objectives in a given week... Read more ...

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

The newest Fortnite patch, v5.21 , launched this week on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. For Battle Royale, it adds two limited-time modes, Soaring 50s and... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Now that the week is well underway, it's a good time to take stock of the video game discounts that are live and handpick the best of the bunch. We've got all the best deals on... Read more ...

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

For some people, the best thing about summer isn't the sunny weather or beach vacations-it's the PC game sales. Hardly a week has gone by this season without a new summer sale... Read more ...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids'...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids' privacy

Pokemon GO developer Niantic is adding a new log-in platform for children called Niantic Kids. This will allow parents to use the "adult portal" to keep track of their... Read more ...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of service

Following weeks of chaos, confusion, mixed messages, and deliberation, MoviePass rolled out its new subscription plan on Thursday. It costs the same as the old plan, but the... Read more ...

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia topped Wall Street's earnings expectations on Thursday but cut its third-quarter revenue forecast. The chipmaker now expects third-quarter revenue to be around $3.25... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...