Have You Ever Been Catfished or Impersonated Online? 

Catfishing is what we call it when people lie about their identity online. It's unsettling, and it happens often: Last week, I wrote about how the DEA catfished drug dealers on Facebook by impersonating a woman arrested on drug charges. Today, Jezebel covered a disturbing story about a woman named Ellie Flynn who… » 1/26/15 3:30pm Monday 3:30pm

What Is Your Favorite Holiday Memory About Tech?

Christmastime holds some of the most visual memories of gadgets and gizmos, especially when I was kid. You're presented with a deluge of gifts that on any other normal day would make you faint from excitement, but during the holidays you channel that raw excitement into your voracious wrapping paper-tearing skills. » 12/14/14 5:00pm 12/14/14 5:00pm

Facebook Wants to Save You From Yourself and Your Drunk Selfies

Facebook is investing in artificial intelligence research to a potentially creepy end: The social network's top minds want to build software that can do anything from read your status updates to warn you when you're about to upload an embarrassing picture. Put another way, Facebook wants to stop you from uploading… » 12/10/14 12:30pm 12/10/14 12:30pm