YouTubers Will Enter Politics, And The Ones Who Do Are Probably Going To Win
A group of twentysomethings leveraged their huge YouTube audiences and actually won seats in Brazil's federal and state elections. What happens next is anyone's guess.
As Facebook Shows Off Its "Election War Room," A Massive WhatsApp Scandal Hits Brazil
The timing of Facebook's announcement throws into question how serious the company is about actually fighting misinformation in Brazil's election.
This Election Offered A Window Into WhatsApp's Wild, Sometimes Fact-Free World
"What we do know is that people trust the information they see in a WhatsApp group and are more likely to read every message that comes into the platform."
Everything You Need To Know About Jair Bolsonaro, The "Donald Trump Of Brazil"
Bolsonaro has been called one of the most dangerous politicians in the world — and at the end of the month, he may become the next president of Brazil.
The Son Of "Brazil's Trump" Asked People To Share Photos Of Voting Machines To Fight Fraud. The Only Problem Is, That's Illegal.
Supporters are also posting photos of their guns next to voting machines, which is...also not great.
This Woman Says The Guardian's In-House Security Expert Attempted Phishing To Flirt With Her
The security expert told the woman in an email that he'd been trying to use a PayPal receipt to get her personal information, to help protect “her digital footprint”.
Reddit's Largest Pro-Trump Subreddit Appears To Have Been Targeted By Russian Propaganda For Years
A handful of articles from websites with connections to Russia's infamous troll factory have been shared thousands of times on /r/The_Donald.
Someone Drew Bowser From "Mario" As A Sexy Girl And Now Everyone's Horny For Bowser
Look, you clicked on this article, OK? You knew what you were getting into.
People Are Obsessed With This Guy Who Volunteers And Naps With The Cats At His Local Shelter
Not all heroes wear capes.
Everything You Need To Know About The Law The EU Just Passed That Could Change The Internet As We Know It
The extremely controversial copyright could have profound ramifications for how the internet works — and, yes, maybe make memes illegal.
People Were Outraged After "New York City" Was Replaced With "Jewtropolis" On Snapchat's Snap Map
The name change appears to be the fault of Mapbox, the third-party mapping data startup that Snapchat uses to power its Snap Map.
People Think This Whole QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is A Prank On Trump Supporters
"What the fuck is wrong with boomers?"
Facebook Appears To Have Allowed A Fake News Operation To Publish For Months Before Mexico's Election
It also appears that Facebook's moderation team waited to delete the source of fake news until after a company partner could study and publish a report on the group.
Meet The 29-Year-Old Trying To Become The King Of Mexican Fake News
Armed with millions of bots and thousands of fake Facebook pages, Carlos Merlo's digital marketing firm is trying to hijack Mexico’s politics with fake news.
People Are Harassing The Wrong “Red Hen” Restaurant After Another With The Same Name Refused To Serve Sarah Sanders
The Red Hen in Washington, DC, has spent the last few days trying to explain to people that two different restaurants can have the same name and not be part of a chain.
Here's What People In Mexico Wish Americans Understood About The Border Separations
"Honestly, if a person doesn't understand that what's going on is wrong, I think there's something wrong with them."
Anthony Bourdain Was Found Dead After Killing Himself
Bourdain was in France filming CNN's Parts Unknown when he was found in his hotel room.
People Are Absolutely Horrified By How Awkward This Local News Segment Is
I think I'm having a panic attack.
Everyone Is Losing Their Minds Over This Hermione Cosplayer Slaying It On The Dance Floor