Internet

Public Officials Cannot ‘Block’ People on Social Media: US Appeals Court

An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for how government officials nationwide interact with constituents on social media. The unanimous ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit is the […]

Social Media

How a Japanese Billionaire Took Over the Top Spot on Twitter

What gets Twitter users more excited than a year’s supply of Wendy’s chicken nuggets? Apparently cold, hard cash. The most retweeted tweet of all time now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire behind the e-commerce company Zozotown. His message to the Twitterverse promised 100 winners a chance to win a piece of JPY 100 million, or […]

Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Halts Stock Sales as Facebook Shares Tumble

Mark Zuckerberg’s multibillion-dollar stock sale ground to a halt in the final months of 2018. The Facebook co-founder didn’t sell a single share in the fourth quarter, when the social media company’s stock tumbled 20 percent amid a broader market rout. It’s the first quarter in more than two years he’s refrained from doing so, according to […]

Facebook

Facebook, Google, Twitter Lawsuits Over San Bernardino Shooting Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook, Google and Twitter liable to victims of the December 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California for letting Islamic State flourish on their social media platforms. In a decision late Monday, US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler in San Francisco said the attack, which killed 14 people […]

Social Media

Dormant Twitter Accounts Being Hacked to Spread IS Propaganda: Report

Exploiting a decade-old flaw, hackers are taking control of dormant Twitter accounts to spread Islamic State (IS) propaganda, a media report said. Although Twitter has suspended many of these accounts, some are still active, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. Some of these accounts are tweeting messages supporting violence. To take control of the accounts that have remained inactive for years, […]

Games

Kodak Showcases its Smile Range of Instant Print Cameras and Products at CES 2019

Kodak is showcasing a number of new products at CES this year. This includes the the Smile range of instant print cameras and devices. The new instant-print cameras and mobile photo printers are manufactured by Kodak’s brand licensee C+A Global, and the range includes the Kodak Smile Classic Instant Print Digital Camera, the Kodak Smile […]

Games

Alienware and Riot Games Partner for League of Legends E-Sports Events

At CES 2019 Alienware and Riot Games announced a partnership for League of Legends E-sports events. This involves Alienware becoming the Official Competition PC and display partner of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) in North America in addition to the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), and also four major international League of […]

Games

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn Release Date Revealed

Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn is a Nintendo 3DS port of Kirby’s Epic Yarn, a Nintendo Wii game that originally released in 2010. This cutesy platformer finally has a release date after it was slated to arrive sometime this year. Nintendo announced that the Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn for the Nintendo 3DS has a release date of March […]

Games

Yoshi’s Crafted World Release Date Announced

Yoshi’s Crafted World for the Nintendo Switch finally has a release date. Announced at E3 2017, the side-scrolling platformer starring Yoshi, a green dinosaur-like creature that debuted in Super Mario World. Yoshi’s Crafted World is the eight main instalment in the Yoshi franchise. The Yoshi’s Crafted World Nintendo Switch release date is March 29 worldwide. […]

Games

Resident Evil 2 PC Download Size Is 26GB

Resident Evil 2 is being remade for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. With a Resident Evil 2 release date of January 25, Capcom has updated the game’s Steam page with more details. The Resident Evil 2 PC download size is 26GB. This makes it a bit bigger than the Xbox One version of the game […]