The hoax about the death of the famous football player's girlfriend was wholly constructed on the Internet, but it was those same online tools that left a trail that also revealed the truth.
A mostly European event to educate youth on safer Internet practices is starting to get attention in the U.S.
There's nothing worse on Facebook than appearing to be unloved. So a Brazilian site offers to create a perfect, but entirely fake, girlfriend for you.
The Facebook Messenger app for iOS now can make voice calls, iPhone users can purchase Amazon MP3s from their device, and the fake-girlfriend story involving a football star has drawn attention to the "Catfishing" phenomenon.
After the unintentional comedy of Bravo TV's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," here's something that is actually meant to make you laugh. It's from the people who brought you "King of the Hill."
As one of his digital cohorts tries to explain the backstory of Halo, Conan O'Brien is bemused -- until, that is, he sees his virtual girlfriend.
Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.
Social network puts its faith in Graph Search, and the Internet mourns the passing of a Web activist. Also: Java flaw fixed -- or was it?