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Dec. 4 2017 11:57 AMFacebook Now Has a Messenger App for KidsIt has no ads. It’s also a giant ad for future Facebook use.
Dec. 1 2017 5:39 PMThe Biggest Trump Subreddit Is Focused on Kate Steinle, Not Michael FlynnHow r/The_Donald is handling Friday’s news
Dec. 1 2017 12:42 PMJames Comey Just Chose the Perfect Moment to Post His First InstagramWonder what inspired it?
Nov. 30 2017 3:49 PMHere and Back AgainE-commerce’s painless return policies are duping us, and I’m fine with it.
Nov. 30 2017 12:41 PMHow Nefarious Was Matt Lauer’s Secret Door-Locking Button?They’re not unheard of in high-powered offices. But in the hands of an abuser they can be terrifying.
Nov. 28 2017 3:16 PMWitness Testifies Uber Had a Unit Dedicated to Stealing Trade Secrets and Hiding EvidenceThe unit allegedly used a secret messaging system that almost immediately deleted texts.
Nov. 27 2017 11:06 PMMan Up and Reactivate Your Twitter, Armie HammerThere are plenty of reasons to flee social media. “BuzzFeed wrote mean things” is not a good one.
Nov. 27 2017 2:25 PMThe Instant Pot Is Now an Entire Economy and ReligionAnd this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday prove it’s not going away anytime soon.
Nov. 27 2017 5:55 AMHow a Concussion Revealed My Screen ObsessionBeing forced to disconnect isn’t the same as disconnecting.
Nov. 24 2017 10:00 AMHow Matt Bellassai Uses the InternetThe comedian on Harry Potter chat rooms, Seamless vs. Postmates, and why he loves the Beyoncé hair flip.
Nov. 23 2017 10:00 AMThis Holiday Season, Gift the World Some Product ReviewsBe a good capitalist.
Nov. 22 2017 10:40 AMHQ Trivia Is Idiot-ProofIt turns out the game-show app is so fun even its CEO’s unhinged tirade can’t stop it.
Nov. 21 2017 3:35 PMOculus WhiffedVirtual reality was supposed to help us understand each other unlike any other medium. That’s a delusion.
Nov. 20 2017 8:23 PMUber Still Faces an Existential RaceThe company's deal with Volvo shows one thing that hasn't changed amid its turmoil.
Nov. 17 2017 3:18 PMI Was a Virtual Reality NonbelieverIt took almost vomiting twice, but I’m officially a convert.
Dec. 2 2017 8:35 AMYou Will No Longer Lease a Car. You Will Subscribe to It.Is there a difference? 
Dec. 1 2017 1:50 PMInstagram Needs ListsIt’s time to separate our IRL friends from our celebrity crushes.
Nov. 30 2017 9:39 PMOK, “Computer”The case for renaming—and dehumanizing—Alexa, Siri, Google, and Cortana.
Nov. 30 2017 3:47 PMSnapchat to the RescueTeens’ favorite camera app has a high-minded plan to save us from fake news. Will it work?
Nov. 28 2017 3:34 PMBumble Just Bumbled Into the Prince Harry–Meghan Markle RomanceIt ignored the fact that there are no royal couples on Bumble.
Nov. 28 2017 1:55 PMAnimal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is a Capitalistic Perversion of the Original GameFrom home loan debt to unbridled resource extraction, this game’s got it all.
Nov. 27 2017 4:39 PMFacebook Is Still Doing the Bare MinimumIts plan to tell users about the Russian propaganda they encountered is a pathetic fig leaf.
Nov. 27 2017 5:56 AMThe Gadgets That Made It Big This Year   And the gadgets that no one should be buying on Cyber Monday.
Nov. 27 2017 12:14 AMI Have Found the Perfect Location for Amazon’s Second HeadquartersUnlike Chicago, however, I have no plans to let the company keep its employees’ payroll taxes.
Nov. 24 2017 9:47 AMFacebook’s Broken PromisesThe company’s failure to block discriminatory housing ads illustrates why it can’t be trusted to police itself.
Nov. 22 2017 2:43 PM#MeToo Is Changing MindsEven among Slate commenters who used to think rape culture was a myth.
Nov. 21 2017 6:08 PMYour Phone Is Always Tracking Your LocationNo matter what you do, smartphones are constantly tracking more information than you think they are.
Nov. 21 2017 8:00 AMThe Pivot From AdvertisingIt’s time for online media to stop chasing clicks (and Facebook’s carrots).
Nov. 20 2017 5:55 PMDepartment of Justice Suing to Block AT&T’s Acquisition of Time WarnerOne major question: Did President Trump’s disdain for CNN play a role in the decision?
Nov. 17 2017 8:00 AMBig Tobacco. Big Pharma. Big Tech?The rise of a new epithet, and what it means for Silicon Valley.

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