Technology and Social Media

An Oral History of Three Days That Rocked America
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Baton Rouge. Falcon Heights. Dallas. Seven fatal shootings. Millions of witnesses on social media. We got the inside story from 31 points of view. The post An Oral History of Three Days That Rocked America appeared first on WIRED.

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6 Showerthoughts from Reddit to make you say 'hmm'     – CNET
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Social Studies: Reddit is like the Wild West of the internet, but one subreddit called Showerthoughts always has something interesting to ponder.

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Donald Trump Says Online Popularity More Powerful Than Wealth
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Image: Getty In a 60 Minutes interview Sunday night, Donald Trump credited the success of his campaign to his following on social media. Read more…

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IMAX is raising $50 million to create high-quality VR
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If IMAX is going to get serious about virtual reality, it's going to need some cash… thankfully, it's not having trouble on that front. The media mainstay has wrapped up the first phase of an effort to raise $50 million for creating "at least" 25…

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Facebook Thinks Everyone Is Dead [Updated]
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If you go look at your Facebook right now, there’s a high likelihood that the social network is telling everyone you are dead. It says everyone is dead. Everyone is dead, according to Facebook. Even Zuck. Read more…

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ASUS believes a woman with a computer is better than a woman with a kitten
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 Welcome to another episode of Social Media Managers Who Are Having a Bad Day. On todays episode we present Asus‘ assertion that a “cute girl” with a cat worse than a “sophisticated lady” with a Zenbook 3(tm) laptop. On the surface this argument might be a little specious – after all, cats are pretty cool […]

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Twitter layoffs come atop surprisingly strong profit     – CNET
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Despite winning praise for its live-streaming of sporting events, the struggling social network hasn’t found its way with meaningful user growth.

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How to Watch Apple’s October 2016 MacBook Event
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Thursday October 27, Apple is putting on its fourth media event this year. The post How to Watch Apple’s October 2016 MacBook Event appeared first on WIRED.

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AT&T, Time Warner reportedly strike buyout deal     – CNET
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The telecommunications giant has reached an agreement to buy the media conglomerate, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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