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07 Feb 2020

Facebook is Even Tracking Your “Off-Facebook Activity”. Here’s How to Change That.

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox as our browser, and you should too. GUEST POST BY DAVID

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20 Nov 2019

Guy You Met One Time Three Years Ago Invites You To Weird Facebook Event

by Ben Mangelsdorf Facebook user Keith Lightbringer, real name Keith Edwards, sent shockwaves through your Facebook feed Saturday evening by sending you an invite to an event called “AntAlien Presents: Cathedralasis / EGGTEEN.”  Lightbringer, who you think you met at a 70s-themed party that a Tinder date brought you to

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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15 Oct 2019

Warren Fools Facebook with Fake Ads, Increases Pressure on Zuck

In an episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse, a high-ranking witch played by the inimitable Frances Conroy spits out some of the names of male leaders throughout history she always despised, like Attila the Hun and … Mark Zuckerberg.  Sen. Elizabeth Warren hasn’t gone quite as far as comparing the

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03 Jul 2019

Twitter Wins the Social Media Meltdown War

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! It’s the craziest thing! People around the world are looking up and some are even holding conversations, with other human beings! It’s good for the ego when people actually find you interesting enough to talk to…and then you realize it’s not because

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17 Jan 2019

Oscar the Grouch’s #10YearChallenge Goes Viral, Ends in Hurtful ‘trashtalk’

The first major social media fad of 2019, #10yearchallenge, went viral around Facebook, Twitter & Instagram this week with millions of social media users posting side by side photos of themselves taken 10 years apart.  One photo from 2009 and one photo from 2019.  By far the fad’s most popular #10yearchallenge

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07 Aug 2018

Alex Jones Kicked Off iTunes, Facebook & YouTube Last Night

Our new Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Censorship.  99% of the time brokeassstuart.com is against it.  But

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29 Jul 2018

Facebook Lost $123 Billion Overnight…and a Bag Of Skittles Just Overdrew Me

Unless you’ve been living in captivity in the glaciers of Antarctica for the last decade or so, you have a Facebook account. Hell, I’ll be sharing this very article on Facebook within 24 hours, I’m sure. You probably also know that it is one of the richest companies on the

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17 Jul 2018

Digital Drama: When a ‘Like’ Is More Than Just a ‘Like’

By Rachel Fogletto Whenever drama pops up online, you can never hear enough times, “It’s ONLY the internet!” This is a toxic attitude and it has to stop before we bury each other in existential graveyards of screenshots, emoji flirts, gif battles and read message receipts. Humans are adaptable and

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