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YouTube's tougher harassment policy cracks down on hate speech and threats

YouTube is enacting a stricter anti-harassment policy to curb hate speech and threats that might have otherwise skirted past its moderators. The online video giant no longer allows material that
Car Dealership Roasts Themselves And Other People

Car Dealership Roasts Themselves And Other People

This car dealership has zero shame. They were ready to roast themselves along with anyone else in the comments section. We're always going to appreciate the self-deprecatory humor.
Jigsaw releases data set to help develop AI that detects toxic comments

Jigsaw releases data set to help develop AI that detects toxic comments

Jigsaw, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, released a data set intended to help train AI models that can detect toxic comments.

YouTube is making its terms of service easier to read

If you visit YouTube today, you'll see a pop-up window alerting you that the platform's Terms of Service will be updated on December 10th. The new terms do not change the way YouTube treats your info,
YouTube experiment puts comment section above 'Up next' recommendations

YouTube experiment puts comment section above 'Up next' recommendations

The YouTube app is constantly under construction with Google changing up little things here and there all the time. The comment section in particular has come under scrutiny this year, with Google
How to Make the Internet Less Depressing

How to Make the Internet Less Depressing

The like button ruined the internet. Social media and comment sections have trained us to channel our negative feelings into words, and our positive feelings into likes. So negativity is laid out in

Europe's top court rules that Facebook can be ordered to remove illegal content

Courts in the European Union can now order Facebook to remove user comments deemed illegal, according to a new ruling by the EU's highest court, which has implications for the way countries can manage
Most Powerful Person in the World Meets Donald Trump

Most Powerful Person in the World Meets Donald Trump

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday. And while Zuck didn’t bother to mention the meeting on any of his social media channels,
YouTube tests profile cards that show users’ comment history

YouTube tests profile cards that show users’ comment history

YouTube commenters will now have their channel loyalty — or their tendency to troll — exposed, thanks to a new feature called profile cards, now in testing. Recently announced by way of YouTube’s
YouTube will disable comments and personalized ads on children's content in wake of FTC fine

YouTube will disable comments and personalized ads on children's content in wake of FTC fine

Google (via YouTube) is rolling out new protections in the coming months for children using the video-streaming platform in the wake of the recent $170 million FTC settlement. As part of that change,
17 Prodigious Slams and Clapbacks That Achieved Max Damage

17 Prodigious Slams and Clapbacks That Achieved Max Damage

Who knew people were so passionate about which corner you put the sun in as a kid, but we're intrigued. We're fans of clapbacks that blast peoples souls from their bodies, so here are some more from
Calls mount for Rep. Steve King to resign following his comments on rape, incest

Calls mount for Rep. Steve King to resign following his comments on rape, incest

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has found himself in hot water once again for making controversial comments, and politicians on both sides of the political aisle are publicly calling for the congressman to

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit charging YouTube with discrimination

In a federal lawsuit filed yesterday, a group of LGBTQ+ video creators claims YouTube discriminates against their content. The group alleges that YouTube suppresses their videos, restricts their

Instagram’s 'huge booty' problem keeps getting worse

There isn't a day when I don't come across comments from bots on Instagram. They're all over the place. But there's nothing they love more than to spam high-profile pages with millions of followers.
Recurring Moments from Troll Legend Rogersimon10 and His Dad's Jumper Cables

Recurring Moments from Troll Legend Rogersimon10 and His Dad's Jumper Cables

Rogersimon10 is a prolific commenter on askreddit who is able to railroad any wholesome story into his dad beating him with jumper cables. It's a dark kind of trolling, and it's pretty dumb, but we
Mario Lopez walks back comments about parents allowing young children to pick their gender following backlash

Mario Lopez walks back comments about parents allowing young children to pick their gender following backlash

Actor and "Access Hollywood" host Mario Lopez has issued a statement calling recent remarks he made "ignorant and insensitive," after an interview went viral on Wednesday of him saying he believes it
Cracker Barrel Fires Woman After 11 Years On Her Birthday, So Husband Calls Them Out On Facebook

Cracker Barrel Fires Woman After 11 Years On Her Birthday, So Husband Calls Them Out On Facebook

Cracker Barrel was ice cold with this move. They fired a woman after she worked for them for 11 years on her birthday! Her caring husband decided to call out the company's coldhearted move on their
Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq all hit new intraday record highs following release of Fed Reserve chair's testimony

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq all hit new intraday record highs following release of Fed Reserve chair's testimony

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all shot to new record highs on Wednesday, following the release of prepared testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. What are the details? Powell spoke
10 Times Tumblr Proved There Are 2 Types of People

10 Times Tumblr Proved There Are 2 Types of People

Tumblr is a creative place where people do the math on Ice Cube songs and make earth-shattering dad jokes, but mostly it's people shooting comments at each other. You can tell a lot about a person by

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers

Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a