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YouTube, your algorithm hurts America more than Russian trolls do

Self-reflection, please: YouTube HQ in San Bruno, California.Image: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty ImagesRemember when we used to think the greatest threat we faced from Artificial Intelligence was that it would become Skynet and launch our entire nuclear arsenal, wiping out the human race?  Good times.  But on the evidence of YouTube's

CEO of worlds most valuable company wants to end money forever

The best things in life are free, or they cost around a thousand dollars and are paid off on installment plans.Image: Stephen Lam/Getty ImagesMoney, who needs it? Not extremely rich dude and Apple CEO Tim Cook, apparently.  Sure, Cook's estimated net worth is around $666 million, but, as he

YouTube is trying to teach Logan Paul a lesson with cold, hard cash

TBH the shirt basically says it all.Image: Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesLogan Paul is back on YouTube in typically repulsive fashion — but it appears that the streaming service is not amused. SEE ALSO: YouTube will try to prevent the next Logan Paul fiasco by cutting off the cash Early Friday

Reddit made a move to combat AI-powered, non-consensual porn

Don't replace this face.Image: Meng Yiren/Getty ImagesWhen it comes to the nonconsensual stitching of women's faces into porn videos, it turns out Reddit has finally had enough.  On Feb. 7, the company banned the subreddit known as r/deepfakes. The community, which had gathered over 80,000 subscribers in its short

Google Chrome has finally given us a tool to kill autoplay videos

Image: Photothek via Getty ImagesThe latest Google Chrome update, announced Wednesday, includes an update that allows users to mute super annoying autoplay audio on websites — forever.  Previously, a chrome user could right click on a website's tab to reveal a menu that included "Mute Tab." With the update,

T-Mobile is the way to go if you want the fastest 4G LTE in the U.S.

Image: U. Baumgarten/Getty ImagesT-Mobile has been crowned the top wireless network in the U.S., according to OpenSignal's "2018 State of Mobile Networks" report. The "uncarrier" blew past Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint in five out of six major metric tests, besting the competition on 4G download speed, 3G download speed,

Facebook’s News Feed is beyond saving

Image: Bob Al-Greene/MashableWhat is the Facebook News Feed for?  In 2018, the answer is less certain than ever. Mark Zuckerberg now says it should be "good for people," like kale, polio vaccines, or any number of things that aren't data-harvesting, Russian propaganda-boosting social networks. SEE ALSO: I deleted Facebook

Lifehack: Delete Twitter from your phone, because it is the worst

Image: ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY IMAGESTwitter sucks. Twitter was once great. It was exciting and weird and small and capable of aiding and abetting literal revolutions. And now, people are leaving Twitter In favor of safer spaces — not just away from people who completely disagree with them, or trolls, but