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A 'Bluey' kids party in Las Vegas upset a lot of children and parents

If you're going to take your kid to a party based on a movie or TV show, please make sure it's an official event. Remember that viral Willy Wonka experience that looked like a scene cut from Breaking Bad? Well, now there has been a very similar incident for the beloved children's show Bluey. The catastrophe in question took place at a Las Vegas hot...

Tue May 21, 2024 20:39
What's Duolicious? I tried the 4chan dating app.

Online dating is getting a little too niche. There's an app for vegans, farmers, rich people, Christians, the musically-inclined, and Christian farmers. So inevitably there's a dating app for the chronically online, too. Available only on web or Android devices, Duolicious is the dating app for the "Based and true love-pilled," according to its website.Completely...

Sat May 18, 2024 23:56
TikTok is testing hour-long video uploads

In a move that may terrify YouTube, TikTok is testing hour-long video uploads. First spotted by social media consultant Matt Navarra, the app is testing the feature with a limited group of people in select markets. The feature won't be widely available anytime soon, TikTok told TechCrunch. Post by @mattnavarra View on Threads These...

Fri May 17, 2024 14:10
Threads is testing new multi-column feature that will make it so much better

Threads is nice and all, but wouldn't it be cool if we could, you know, organize the posts in some meaningful way?Worry not, a better way to tread through Threads (sorry) may be coming. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared an upcoming feature, currently in testing: multi-column view. Those of you who remember TweetDeck, one of the best third-party Twitter...

Fri May 17, 2024 12:41
QAnon conspiracy theories are surging on Elon Musk's X. Here's proof.

On Jan. 6, 2021, QAnon conspiracy theorists played a significant role in inciting Donald Trump supporters to storm the Capitol building in D.C., hoping to overturn the 2020 election in favor of Trump.Days later, Twitter suspended tens of thousands of QAnon accounts, effectively banning most users who promote the far-right conspiracy theory. Now, a new...

Fri May 10, 2024 19:44
Bluesky will soon add DMs and videos

Decentralized social media platform Bluesky has already racked up some big accomplishments. It's a rare example of a Twitter / X-competitor that has found success. Most other competitors, aside from the Meta-backed Threads, have since-closed up shop. In addition, Bluesky was able to rack up more than 3 million sign-ups during a period where users could...

Thu May 9, 2024 00:45

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