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Twitter bans James O’Keefe of Project Veritas over 2021-04-15 18:24:09Twitter has banned right-wing provocateur James O’Keefe, creator of political gotcha video producer Project Veritas, for violating its “pl

Consumer groups and child development experts petition Facebook 2021-04-15 13:35:54A coalition of 35 consumer advocacy groups along with 64 experts in child development have co-signed a letter to Facebook asking the company to recons

Facebook to test new business discovery features in 2021-04-15 10:41:43Facebook announced this morning it will begin testing a new experience for discovering businesses in its News Feed in the U.S. When live, users tap on

Instagram’s new test lets you choose if you 2021-04-14 11:00:02Instagram today will begin a new test around hiding Like counts on users’ posts, following its experiments in this area which first began in 201

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak 2021-04-14 10:17:42Facebook’s lead data supervisor in the European Union has opened an investigation into whether the tech giant violated data protection rules vis

Facebook tests video speed dating events with ‘Sparked’ 2021-04-13 13:45:04Facebook confirmed it’s testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked, after the app’s website was spotted by The Verge. Unlike dating a

Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel 2021-04-13 10:41:50Facebook’s self-styled “Oversight Board” (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of th

Facebook takes down 16,000 groups trading fake reviews 2021-04-09 11:42:18Facebook has removed 16,000 groups that were trading fake reviews on its platform after another intervention by the UK’s Competition and Markets

ShareChat valued at $2.1 billion in $502 million 2021-04-08 00:40:46ShareChat said on Thursday it has raised a new financing round that values it at over $2 billion, joining four other local startups in attaining the u

Pinterest announces $500K Creator Fund, ‘Creator Code’ content 2021-04-07 15:22:34Pinterest today hosted an event focused on its creator community, where the company announced a series of updates including the launch of a $500,000 C

Facebook tests Hotline, a Q&A product that’s a 2021-04-07 13:06:02Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today launched its latest experiment, Hotline, into public beta testing. The web-based applicat

As competition heats up, TikTok announces six new 2021-04-07 12:05:42TikTok today is doubling down on its roots as a music-backed creation app with the launch of a half dozen new music effects for creators. The effects,

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Peacock's 'Rutherford Falls' invites you to a charming 2021-04-22 16:12:46The latest addition to the Mike Schur TV universe is heading straight to Peacock — and so should you. Schur, Ed Helms, and Sierra Teller Ornelas

This interactive light display uses games to help 2021-04-22 15:08:50The Tovertafel projects games designed to trigger specific parts of the brain for seniors with dementia or folks with cognitive differences.  Rea

Watch the 'Mortal Kombat' cast struggle to guess 2021-04-22 14:57:41Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson and Joe Taslim from Mortal Kombat try to guess iconic Mortal Kombat characters just from looking at stock footage videos.

How do I flirt in person again? 2021-04-22 14:55:50Spring is blossoming as the world is opening up — and so is re-entry anxiety. Now that all U.S. adults are eligible for the COVID vaccine, the e

Everything to remember ahead of 'The Handmaid's Tale' 2021-04-22 13:47:37The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 is almost here. Yeah, we can't believe it either. For one thing, the dystopian drama was delayed by the COVID-19 p

Learn more about your pandemic pup with Embark's 2021-04-22 12:42:54Amazon has Embark's dog DNA test kits on sale for up to 25% off as of April 22: Embark Breed ID Kit — save $30  Embark Breed & He

Eco-friendly alternatives, sustainable swaps on sale for Earth 2021-04-22 11:36:35Save for Earth Day: EyeBuyDirect, Stasher, and S'well are all celebrating Earth Day with sitewide discounts and BOGO deals. Earth Day is every day, b

This is who Shamier Anderson is taking to 2021-04-22 11:15:32The Stowaway star picks his top five iconic space characters for the ultimate force.  Read more...More about Space, Mashable Video, Celebrity, Da

Amazon has the DualSense on sale, a great 2021-04-22 10:55:50SAVE $12.89: The PlayStation 5 DualSense is on sale at Amazon — if you get a renewed version, you can save $12.89 on the hard-to-find controller

This biodegradable vibrator makes your sex life more 2021-04-22 10:39:59TL;DR: Womanizer has created an eco-friendly version of its flagship Premium vibrator for Earth DayThe biodegradable sex toy retails for $199. Your se

Unboxing Apple's new AirTags 2021-04-22 10:24:43Mashable's Brenda Stolyar unboxes the new AirTags debuted at Apple's 'Spring Loaded' event on April 20th. Read more...More about Apple, Mashable V

'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It' 2021-04-22 10:21:06 Paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) are back in the newest installment in The Conjuring universe: The C

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Shadow bans, dopamine hits, and viral videos, all New! 2021-04-23 04:44:02It was the middle of the pandemic, and Mason McClellan had just started his first semester of college in Georgia. He was stuck at home, learning remot

The UK passes 40,000 EV connectors, but nearly New! 2021-04-23 04:40:44With more than 495,000 electric vehicles (BEVs and PHEVs) on the roads of the UK, the country’s charging point infrastructure is growing to meet

Snap’s great quarter somehow ends with shares taking New! 2021-04-23 04:08:24Snap posted its Q1 2021 earnings last night, and despite its impressive results, its shares were down nearly 3% in after-hours trading. After the resu

We need more ‘servant leaders’ — it’s time New! 2021-04-23 04:00:46Do you manage people at work? If so, how would you describe your role? If not, how would you describe the person who manages you? Think about it. I&rs

How to reduce data usage on Google Meet New! 2021-04-23 02:05:51Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. All of

Study shows how dangerously simple it is to 2021-04-22 16:32:53A pair of researchers, Ujué Agudo and Helena Matute of Universidad de Deusto in Spain, recently published a fascinating study demonstrating how

AI forensics reveals a Grassy Knoll-style ‘second author’ 2021-04-22 15:19:45AI has helped discover new insights about the authors of the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. Researchers in the Netherlands used AI and pattern recognition

The new iMacs have ‘force-canceling’ speakers — here’s 2021-04-22 12:00:30Apple loves throwing around buzzwords in product reveals and spec sheets, and one that caught a few eyes was the use of ‘force-canceling‘

This virtual training suite trains a robotic arm 2021-04-22 12:00:22The Allen Institute for AI just announced a new framework called ManipulaTHOR that helps in creating various real-life scenarios to tra

Are your company values understood, or merely memorized? 2021-04-22 11:16:55Boris is the wise ol’ CEO of TNW who writes a weekly column on everything about being an entrepreneur in tech — from managing stress to em

Jaguar Land Rover shutters two factories over worldwide 2021-04-22 08:09:12British automaker Jaguar Land Rover is temporarily shuttering two of its main factories over chip shortages that are plaguing much of the automotive i

The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq marks the brand’s new 2021-04-22 07:11:49Cadillac promises to become a pure electric brand from here on now, and it all starts with the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq. On Tuesday, GM unveiled the produc

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A Podcaster Takes a Look at His Lineage 2021-04-22 17:42:40Corey Cambridge shares stories from the world's most popular podcasters as host of Other People's Podcasts (OPP), but in a new custom content video

Snapchat Spotlight Reaches 125 Million Users 2021-04-22 17:25:01Snapchat Spotlight is on a roll. Snapchat's social video feature, which has been likened to TikTok, amassed 125 million users in March, as it has pai

This Group Wants Agencies to Stop Working With 2021-04-22 17:19:42Today, advertising's largest holding company made a pledge to reach "net zero" emissions across its supply chain by 2030, but an advocacy group is

Disney Sells Out Oscar Ads, Securing More Than 2021-04-22 17:00:43The 93rd Oscars will take place two months later than planned, during a pandemic that has seen TV award shows lose more than half their normally robus

Alcohol Brands Tout Renewable Energy and Sustainable Ingredients 2021-04-22 16:11:29While the alcohol industry might not be the first thing that comes to mind on Earth Day, brands across the category launched campaigns this month to r

Why Bombay Sapphire Is Finally Getting Into the 2021-04-22 15:55:08The 1990s kids who grew up watching Bill Nye the Science Guy during its five-season run will easily recall his fun to replicate kitchen experiments, i

Facebook Takes Action Against 2 Groups of Hackers 2021-04-22 15:25:46Facebook took action against two separate groups of hackers based in Palestine, removing their ability to use their infrastructure to abuse its platfo

Facebook Seeks More User Input for Its News 2021-04-22 14:45:58Facebook is seeking more input from its users as it continues to craft the ranking process that helps decide which content populates their News Feeds.

McCormick’s Flavor Forecast Assigns You a Recipe Based 2021-04-22 14:06:28Taurus season is upon us, and if your birthday falls between April 20 and May 20, you've probably heard that you are dependable and hardworking--and

As Newsletter Advertising Grows, Advertisers Opt for Quality 2021-04-22 13:59:30Does size matter? In the world of newsletter advertising, not so much. As the newsletter economy heats up amid the looming disappearance of cookie-ena

Facebook Begins Testing In-Stream Video Topics 2021-04-22 09:00:00Facebook detailed more advertising options Thursday for its in-stream video ads, Instagram Reels and Facebook Stories. The social network cited a stud

Nielsen Will Start Measuring Streaming More Like Linear 2021-04-22 09:00:00Nielsen is looking to better measure how streaming viewing stacks up. Today, the measurement firm is rolling out a new ratings system that will measur