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Baby Boomers Can’t Stop Sharing Photos Of Their Grandkids. Millennial Parents Aren’t Happy.

Parents who choose not to post photos of their kids on social media struggle when Facebook-happy older relatives break the rules.

Katie Notopoulos • 28 days ago

Facebook Will Now Show You How To Opt Out Of Targeted Ads

The new tool tells you how an ad was targeted and which third-party agency or data broker was used. It also links to pages to opt out.

Katie Notopoulos • One month ago

Millennials Are Finally Getting The Giant Roll Of Toilet Paper They Deserve

God said toilet paper should be normal size. Charmin laughed.

Katie Notopoulos • One month ago

Amazon Refused To Scan My (Almost) Nude Body

I’ve only dreamed of two things: $25 and Jeff Bezos seeing my near-nudes.

Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago

iTunes Will Soon Be Dead. Long Live iTunes.

Apple’s confusing one-stop shop for music/podcast/sync on desktop is finally becoming Podcasts, Music, and TV.

Katie Notopoulos • 2 months ago

Here’s Why Authors All Tweet An Ugly Screenshot From The Same Websites

Hard-to-read screenshots of paywalled book industry websites dominate Literary Twitter.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

Google Has A Secret Page That Records All The Things You've Bought Online

Gmail's "Purchases" page collects and sorts out all of your online shopping and in-app purchase receipts.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

We Talked To Parents Who Mooch Their Kids' Netflix Logins

Only fair, I suppose, considering they gave you life and raised you and all.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

Instagram Will Use AI To Filter Anti-Vax Content

The company plans to police anti-vaccine misinformation by flagging it with pop-ups similar to those it uses for content related to self-harm.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

Friendzoners Rejoice, Facebook Is Helping You Date Your Friends

“Secret Crush” will let you pick a Facebook friend you like, and if they like you back, you’ll be notified.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

I Love Facebook’s Video Chatting Device Because I’m Drunk On Dumb Bitch Juice

I set up the critically reviled device in the BuzzFeed office and every one was utterly, truly delighted with it.

Katie Notopoulos • 3 months ago

Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It

A transparency tool on Facebook inadvertently provides a window into the confusing maze of companies you’ve never heard of who appear to have your data.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

Patagonia Is Refusing To Sell Its Iconic Power Vests To Some Financial Firms

Sorry, Wall Street. The vest purveyor of choice for tech and finance bros now is prioritizing bulk orders of corporate swag to mission-driven companies.

Katie Notopoulos • 4 months ago

Apple Wants To Remind Us It Isn’t Screwing Us Over On Privacy Like Everyone Else

Apple wants to be the only tech company we can trust.

Katie Notopoulos • 5 months ago

Being An Instagram Influencer Is Hard Work, So This Guy Made A Bot To Do It For Him

A data engineer who created a 100% automated Instagram account to earn free meals at restaurants looking for promotion is offering his services to clients too.

Katie Notopoulos • 5 months ago

Apple's New AirPods Are Here

Wireless charging cases, hands-free Siri, and a longer talk time.

Katie Notopoulos • 5 months ago
Katie Notopoulos • 5 months ago

Coffee Meets Bagel Dating App Announces Data Breach On Valentine's Day

If you're still alone on Valentine's Day, don't worry: at least a hacker has your name and email.

Katie Notopoulos • 6 months ago

Kids YouTube Star Blippi “Regrets” The Viral Video In Which He Poops All Over His Friend

Before he was Blippi, a Mister Rogers for the YouTube age, he was Steezy Grossman, and he pooped on his friend.

Katie Notopoulos • 6 months ago
Katie Notopoulos • 6 months ago