In light of the Florida massacre, the company expresses regret over its decision to bring the game to CPACFacebook is facing backlash for bringing a virtual reality shooting game to a rightwing conference where the National Rifle Association (NRA) has Florida school shooting. The social media company, which has
Snap Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel is poised to become one of the highest-paid U.S. executives for 2017, thanks to a $636.6 million stock grant he got when his company went public.The Venice, California-based maker of the Snapchat photo-sharing app awarded Spiegel shares equal to 3 percent of the
Teenagers use of Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram is social media at its best a cudgel against political discourse that desperately needs to changeHigh schools have dances, they have cafeterias, they have midterm exams and, in the United States, they have shootings. Our school is having a shooting, Boston Globe
Benjamin Kelly, an aide to state representative Shawn Harrison, repeated a conspiracy theory often used after mass shootingsAn aide to a Florida lawmaker was fired after falsely suggesting that student survivors of the advocates for stricter gun laws after surviving the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school massacre that emailed a
The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea’s wild boars. That’s because 5G, the fifth-generation wireless network, is making its worldwide debut at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The technology will be used to ward off the porcine pests who roam the
Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things up.Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. pulled off a seemingly impossible feat Tuesday when it launched the world’s most powerful rocket in 45 years, then flew two of its spent boosters
In offices and homes across the U.S. and around the world, cheers went up as Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully tested his new Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday, a landmark achievement in the billionaire’s Martian aspirations. But the screams were even louder when the vehicle’s two reusable boosters landed safely and simultaneously back on Earth.
Facebook Inc. may be making major changes aimed at fixing its impact on society. But its business is as safe as ever.That’s the message from executives after an adjustment to the news feed algorithm -- the company’s biggest moneymaker -- prompted investor concerns that user attention could drop off, curbing