Snapchat’s new mission: getting you to buy more stuff

Snapchat is making it easier to buy stuff in its app.Image: mashable/lili samsBy Karissa Bell2018-09-28 00:48:55 UTC As Instagram prepares to challenge Amazon, Snapchat is also getting deeper into the retail game — by making it easier to buy and sell stuff in its app. The app is introducing a new type of ad that…

Kavanaugh says he didn’t even watch Dr. Ford’s testimony

Yes, you read that headline right.  Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate on Thursday about Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault. Later during the hearing, Senator Kamala Harris asked Kavanaugh, "Did you watch Dr. Ford's testimony?" "I did not," Kavanaugh admitted. "I planned to, but I did not. I was preparing mine."  Americans were both…

Facebook continues to go after YouTube with new video ad options

It’s increasingly clear that Facebook is viewing YouTube as a major competitor. In a blog post today, Facebook once again demonstrated its focus on video, with an announcement concerning the rollout of more video ad options. It's a response to advertiser demand for even more control over where video advertisements are shown, the company said.…

Shane Dawson almost breaks in ‘The Dark Side of Jake Paul’

Is Jake Paul is a sociopath? Shane Dawson asked a therapist for her opinion.Image: Jerod Harris/Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-09-27 21:39:25 UTC Shane Dawson released the second episode of his Jake Paul docu-series, and ... things don't look so good.  The Dark Side of Jake Paul opens with a scene from one of Paul's vlogs. Dawson…

Kids are outsmarting Apple’s ‘Screen Time’ restrictions on iPhones

Woe unto him that gets between a kid and his screen time.Image: Getty Images/Mint Images RFBy Rachel Kraus2018-09-27 20:32:19 UTC Sorry, mom and dad. Kids have only had to deal with Apple's 'Screen Time' restrictions for a few weeks. But they're already finding ways to outsmart the software. In a Reddit thread reported by The…

How to cope when the country is debating whether to believe Christine Blasey Ford

The women of America who believe and support sexual assault survivors want a break. They want a reprieve from the attacks on Christine Blasey Ford, who was forced to recall excruciating memories of a high school sexual assault before the Senate Judiciary Committee — and the entire nation — on Thursday. They see themselves, or…

‘American Horror Story’ finally brought its witches back

Spoilers for American Horror Story: Apocalypse and Coven lie ahead. Hell to the yes. The latest installment of American Horror Story: Apocalypse featured a sexy blood bath, a world-ending Billy Eichner, and finally some witches.  The long-awaited return of Season 3's Coven came within the episode's last few minutes when Cordelia Foxx, Myrtle Snow, and…

People across the country gathered to watch the Kavanaugh hearing, and the photos are...

As and testify today before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Ford's at a high school gathering in 1982, people across the country are gathering together to watch the hearing. Many viewers have uploaded photos of groups of people gathering around television screens on in offices, classrooms, and public spaces to hear Ford tell her story.…

Even Fox News admits Kavanaugh hearing is a disaster for Republicans

Dr. Ford's testimony was widely perceived credible and powerful.Image: win mcnamee/Getty ImagesBy Heather Dockray2018-09-27 16:44:00 UTC Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony on Thursday  before the Senate Judiciary Committee was arresting, painful, and often damning — even for the pundits on Fox News. After Ford began her testimony on Thursday, Fox News host Chris Wallace told…

Dr. Ford testified before 17 male senators and just four women

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford delivered gut-wrenching testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday — and not to the most representative audience, either. Kavanaugh's accuser told her story to 17 male Senators and just four female Senators today.  Female prosecutor Rachel Mitchell was also on the panel to assist in the questioning. The eleven Republicans…

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