Facebook has pulled Instant Articles off Messenger | TechCrunch

Begin: WordPress Article Content While Facebook prepares to offer readers a way to subscribe and pay for news directly from inside its app, the social network continues to tinker with how it presents publishers’ content elsewhere. In the latest development, TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Facebook has removed Instant Articles — Facebook’s self-hosted, faster-loading article format for […]

Facebook tells advertisers it can reach more people than the Census shows exist

Facebook seems to think it can advertise to more U.S. millennials than actually exist Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images By Patrick Kulp2017-09-06 18:06:25 UTC Facebook is promising advertisers that it can reach 25 million more American millennials than the Census believes to exist. The social network boasts that ads on its platform will be seen by […]

I Found Nicole Mincey, Trump’s Biggest Twitter Fan. She Isn’t a Bot, But She Has a Ton of Secrets.

Even though she’s been wiped clean from the web, I still found Nicole Mincey. The Nicole Mincey who was personally thanked by President Trump on Twitter over the weekend. The one everyone thinks is a bot. She’s a real person—with a slightly different name—living in Newark, New Jersey. The online phone number listed for the […]

The Alt-Right Can’t Disown Charlottesville | WIRED

react-text: 248 On Saturday, at /react-text react-text: 249 a Charlottesville rally populated by alt-right activists and white supremacists, a car plowed into a crowd of counter-protestors, injuring 19 and /react-text react-text: 251 killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer /react-text react-text: 252 . The man arrested in connection with the murder, James Alex Fields, Jr., had previously /react-text […]

A Photo Being Shared Online Showing A Black Police Officer Protecting Ku Klux Klan Members Is From A Previous Racist Rally

An image being shared online that people are claiming shows a black police officer guarding Saturday’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was actually posted in July. Tim Hogan, who worked for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and is now the national press secretary for a Washington, DC, nonprofit, also shared the image on Saturday with […]