Is Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Program ‘DeepFace’ A Tool Of The NSA?

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Facebook just got a whole lot more evil. Remember it’s Google who pledges, “Don’t Be Evil,” not Zuckerberg and crew. As such, their moral compass was free to develop a program that recognizes faces equally as well as human beings ~ roughly 97 percent of the time. Sure, Facebook is maintaining that the software is […]

Teen’s Videotaped Suicide Attempt Goes Emotionally Viral On Facebook [VIDEO]

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Nala Morrison might not realize it just yet, but she is unbelievably lucky to be alive. The teen went depressingly viral after her taped suicide attempt got posted to Facebook. Seventeen-year-old Nala mentions instances of rape and abuse by friends and family starting at age 4 in the video, which clocks in at over 14 […]

Studies Show: Kids Like YouTube, Adults Like Facebook

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Perhaps the more mature you are, the less you want to watch videos of guys getting hit in the nuts and more time telling people who sort of remember you from high school about what you think of Obamacare. Whatever the case, the numbers don’t lie: nearly 75 percent of kids 13-18 use YouTube “frequently,” […]

Mom Shames Her Daughter On Facebook For Boyfriend, Fighting — Good Parenting or Bad Technique?

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In the absence of spankings, parents have had to turn to increasingly creative methods of discipline in order to teach their misbehaving kids a sense of moral rightness. But is fucking with their social media the answer? Lorraine Walls made her 12-year-old daughter publicly apologize in a video posted to her Facebook account after being […]

Facebook Makes More Gender Options Available To All Its Users

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Finally, the mighty Goliath who stood against equal rights for all has crumbled … Facebook has opened up its allowable options to 50 different gender classifications. I’m of course kidding about Facebook being against equal rights, they’ve long been one of the most progressive and vocal proponents of this sort of discussion. In fact, even […]

Bully Apologizes To Gay Man After He Sees Viral Wedding Proposal Online

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Lucas Bane was just living his life the best way he knew how — posting viral wedding proposal videos (well, really, video) and enjoying having motivated and talented friends who were willing to help him film said video. And then someone came from out of his past who he wasn’t particularly expecting to hear from. […]

Facebook Gives You the Ability To Look Back On Your Best Posts as a Video

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Who knew Facebook was giving away gifts for their birthday? Do you spend an impressive amount of time on Facebook? Have lots of witty comments and banter? Well how would you like to revisit those moments in video form with pleasant music tinkling in the background? If you said “No,” your adventure, perhaps wisely, ends […]

Happy 10th Birthday Facebook: 10 Ways Facebook Changed the Internet

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10 years ago Facebook was born in a — well, we’ve all seen “The Social Network” we all know the story. Long story short, Facebook has become an integrated part of our lives for better or for worse. And despite all the detractors (including myself), it looks like Facebook is sticking around. And since we […]

Facebook Slams Princeton Study Saying Facebook is Doomed; Shows Princeton is Screwed [MORTAL KOMBAT!!!]

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Let it never be said that Facebook doesn’t know how to serve up a big, steaming plate of “Fuck you.” Addressing the Princeton report that NMR lampooned earlier this week, Facebook has now dealt a demoralizing blow to the “Ivy League” school. And it’s a brutal one. Publishing a report online, Facebook utilizes the Princeton […]

Furious Pete Hints At Network Unrest With FaceBook Post

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We at NMR consider Furious Pete a friend. He’s been good to us; he even came down from Canada to be our Featured Rockstar. So you can imagine that we hate to see our friends unhappy, which is why this post he left on his private Facebook page has us baffled. I can’t imagine that […]

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