Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint Pledge to Stop Selling Your Real-Time Location to Data Brokers

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon say they won’t provide their customers’ location data to third-party data brokers, AP reported on Tuesday. A New York Times report in May touched off a major scandal by describing the ways location data, which all four major carriers in the U.S. share with data brokers like…

The State Department's Facebook Q&A About Family Travel Was a Disaster for Some Reason

The Trump administration is in the middle of a firestorm of criticism and outcry over the separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, but apparently that is not going to stop the State Department from carrying on and doing some fun social media engagement. Today, the department announced on…

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American PR Professionals Helped Sell the Nazi Regime to the United States

Rome wasn’t built in a day. And the Nazis didn’t exterminate 10 million people overnight. When we look for historical parallels to the current rise of fascism around the world, it’s important to remember how things became normalized in the past. And an old book about propaganda is a helpful tool in understanding how…

Alternatives to the Best New iOS 12 Features That You Can Use Right Now

Apple unveiled some killer new features in its WWDC 2018 keynote presentation earlier this month. In iOS 12 (which you can beta-test right now), users will be able to train Siri, stop sites from tracking them, and limit how much time they spend in apps. The worst part? These new features won’t officially launch until…