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Chris Pratt goes on Facebook to apologize in advance for 'Jurassic World' press tour

Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.

By May 23, 2015

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Microsoft's charm offensive is actually working (a little)

Technically Incorrect: Four new ads from Microsoft feature Cortana and are human and amusing. Is this one more step toward a new, more-likable Microsoft?

By May 16, 2015

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Twitter finds a way to quash offensive tweets

A feature dubbed "quality filtering," available to certain users of Twitter's iOS app, tries to sift out tweets deemed offensive or abusive.

By March 24, 2015

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Yes, the Evander Holyfield/Mitt Romney fight is already on YouTube

Technically Incorrect: The battle of wills between Evander Holyfield and Mitt Romney appears the day after the experience. I did say Mitt Romney.

By May 16, 2015

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Flickr misfires with automated photo tags

The image-recognition machinery behind the Yahoo site stumbles as it tries to interpret photos of black people and concentration camps.

By May 20, 2015

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FBI claims security researcher took control of plane

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.

By May 17, 2015

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Reddit to users: Express yourself, sure, but don't harass

With its new antiharassment policy, the social-networking and news site says it wants to "balance the free expression of ideas with privacy and safety."

By May 14, 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015

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Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.

By February 3, 2014

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AT&T goes on the offensive with cheaper family plans

The new plans offer more savings with more people, with a family of four paying $160 month for 10 gigabytes of data.

By February 1, 2014