UPDATE: ‘Western’ Men Harass Korean Girl, Incite International Anger in Racist, Misogynistic Facebook Video [VIDEO]


UPDATE 07/18/13 13:49 PST: So this might not be as it seems. Two of the men allegedly portrayed in this video have reached out to the Korea Herald with the claim that it is actually edited footage from a series of short Korean films and that the two men (who spoke on a condition of […]

Roxy Clothing Brand Slammed On Facebook For Objectifying Women In Recent Promo Video


Roxy clothing company is in hot water this week as their latest teaser trailer for their upcoming Pro Biarritz surf competition meet is being criticized by fans for objectifying women. Published on YouTube on June 26, the teaser trailer shows a topless blonde woman getting ready for a day of surfing — an ironic activity […]

Facebook Rolls Out Graph Search to US English Users


Facebook announced that its advanced search feature Graph Search will be rolled out to hundreds of millions of the social network’s users starting this week. Users who have their language settings to US English will be automatically updated to the Graph Search. Graph Search lets users search for content, photos and recommended places based on […]

The State Department Spent $630,000 on Facebook ‘Likes,’ Failed To Engage Fans


The U.S. State Department spent $630,000 to get more Facebook “likes” and failed to reach its target audience, the department’s inspector general said in its May report. From 2011 to 2013, the State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs spent the money to boost the English-language Facebook page of the department from 100,000 likes to […]

Facebook Comment About Shooting School Kids Could Land Teen in Jail For 8 Years


“We take jokes very seriously.” That’s the sign at the airport relating to assholes making quips about having bombs in their suitcases — apparently now it is stamped on Texas as well. A 19-year-old Texas teen, Justin Carter, has been in jail since March 27th, charged with making “terrorist threats” after a snide comment on […]

Would Not Eat – Sexy Pancake is Viral Thai Lady-boy [VIDEO]


There are “shims” I would get my “bajiggity” on with, and “shims” I would not get my “bajiggity” on with. Sexy Pancake star Niwat Sangwor is unfortunately the latter. Not to be confused with Soul Pancake, the hub of such innovative YouTube content as “Kid President,” Sexy Pancake is the Facebook page for Thailand’s newest […]

Facebook Rumored To Create Its Own News App Called Reader


During a press event in March promoting Facebook’s new layout and news feed, Mark Zuckerberg hinted that he wanted to create a sort of “personalized newspaper” where users can get the news they want. That “personalized newspaper” turned out to be a revamped layout, but now The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook is working […]

Viral Photo Captures Bride Clinging To Father’s Gravestone On Wedding Day


After unexpectedly losing her father in 2011, bride Paige Eding knew she wanted to incorporate his memory into her upcoming wedding. Married this month to Kevin Eding, Paige originally planned to hold a moment of silence for her father but come the day of the wedding, she asked her wedding photographer Kari Wieringa if they […]

Photo Of Gay Couple Reenacting Upside-Down Spiderman Kiss Goes Viral


Taken by Atlanta-based artist Philip Bonneau, the photo went viral this week after Bonneau uploaded his version of the iconic Peter Parker and Mary Jane kiss to Facebook. The photo was taken as a wedding present for Bonneau’s former roommate Dan Thrailkill and his soon-tobe husband, Joe Cianciolo. “When you think of all the great […]

LIVE STREAM: Watch Facebook’s ‘New Product’ Event Here at 10 a.m. PT


10:27 a.m. Now Systrom is showing a promo video featuring the new Instagram features. Applauses. 10:23 a.m. Another cool feature–Cinema on Instagram. It will be a cinematic stabilization feature for your iPhone. “It’s completely mindblowing,” he says. 10:22 a.m. Unlike Vine, the Instagram video feature won’t have those annoying loops. To summarize: 15 seconds of […]

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