Facebook looks at trends in how we laugh in comments and emojis are conquering the LOL. Also: Apple Pay expands, and Cortana can replace Google Now.
Facebook looks at trends in how we laugh in comments and emojis are conquering the LOL. Also: Apple Pay expands and Cortana can replace Google Now.
Technically Incorrect: 51 percent say 'haha." But seriously, you say "LOL" and you're just part of a weird 1.9 percent of Facebookers.
Technically Incorrect: A preoccupied Chinese teen puts a foot in the wrong place and her slim leg takes a plunge. Not LOL.
HTC roped in James Van Der Beek and Funny or Die for an ad campaign that parodies The Bachelorette.
A woman allegedly drives drunk and smashes into another car. She posts a seemingly lighthearted comment about it on Facebook. A judge tells her to close her account. She doesn't.
The organization says it received over 1,900 applications for new generic top-level domains, from big companies, startups, geographical locales, and more.
It's too late to apply for new TLDs, but Google applied ahead of the deadline to lock down domains for its core products... and to provide some opportunities for hilarity.
The late-night talk show host praises Google's decision to disallow anonymous YouTube comments, but he's interrupted by "audience members" who feel the urge to "LOL" and battle it out in ALL CAPS.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, testifying at an inquiry into phone hacking, suggests that David Cameron wasn't quite au fait with texting lexicon. She could have done without the smirk.