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The smug tweeter posting Hurricane Sandy misinformation

For reasons that can only be his own, a man takes to the Twitter account @ComfortablySmug and posts scary misinformation about the hurricane. Stunningly, he is outed as a hedge fund analyst.

By October 30, 2012

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Hipsterbait: Irking hipsters, one meta T-shirt at a time

Artist Eric Drass, aka Shardcore, turns image faux pas into infuriating meta fashion statements with his latest Twitter bot, Hipsterbait1.

By September 19, 2014

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Facebook discusses new location-privacy settings in Apple's iOS 8 (Q&A)

Apple's new mobile OS gives you more control over when an app can access your device's location. Facebook says it wants to make sure users understand what its apps are asking for and why.

By September 17, 2014

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Despite backlash, Uber says it's rapidly expanding

As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.

By August 28, 2014

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

By August 26, 2014

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Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

By July 21, 2014

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Android Auto: How Google is bringing apps to the dashboard, safely

There's a lot of misinformation swirling about regarding Android Auto and how it will let you control your apps from the driver's seat without getting distracted. Let's clear that up.

By June 27, 2014

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Gotcha! Pics of the powerful turned into surveillance shots

Exploring the bounds of digital imagery and surveillance, artist Daniel Mayrit makes photos of financial and political powerhouses look like they were snapped by security cameras.

By July 1, 2014

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FCC Chairman clarifies 'Net Neutrality' view after backlash

Chairman Tom Wheeler says there has been misinformation about the FCC's proposed plan and insists his intent is to continue protecting the consumer.

By April 24, 2014

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​How to find the positive in negative comments

The key to benefiting from online criticism is to ignore the trolls, acknowledge legitimate gripes, and realize the value of opposing viewpoints.

By April 30, 2014