The self-destructing photo app is experimenting with pushing TV and movie clips.
When Snapchat turned down a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook, critics thought it was foolhardy hubris. How could a messaging platform that makes photos and videos disintegrate after a few seconds possibly be worth anything to advertisers?
Now we have our first indication of how Snapchat plans to make its billions, and—surprise!—it might not be so silly after all.
“We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery.”
And nobody seems to like it.
It almost looks like a nuclear war played out on the Internet.
The sharing economy runs into some trouble taking to the skies.
“Siri, I need to hide my roommate.”
A 20-year-old Florida man who stands accused of gruesomely murdering his roommate apparently asked Siri, the iPhone’s whimsical voice assistant, for advice on where to hide the dead body.
Meet Huntbnb, a tool that makes it easy to find Airbnb units by typing in a specific address.
New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE
1,323 cases of the Ebola virus have been reported in the most recent outbreak along the west coast of Africa. Learn more about the outbreak and past outbreaks across the continent.
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No more scrolling: Users will begin seeing an unsubscribe link high up, next to the sender’s email address.
“Freedom of speech is essential to the Wikimedia movement,” the foundation writes. “Our users trust us to protect their identities against unlawful disclosure and we take this responsibility seriously.”
It’s official: Brownsville, Texas, will host the first commercial rocket launch site in the U.S.
Starting today, Gmail users can send emails to addresses with accented or non-Latin characters.