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Facebook’s Hilarious ‘Pretend to Be’ Groups Are Struggling With the Social Network’s Moderation Problems

Facebook was for the kids. Then it was for the olds. And now it’s for the kids pretending to be old. With names like “a…

In Defense of Those Pesky Bird Scooters Everyone is Complaining About (and All Other Alternate…

Every workday around 12:30 p.m., I leave my desk, open my Bird scooter app and search for the nearest electric scooter. If I’m lucky, there’s…

Being a Bandwagon Fan Is Fine

In the latest sign we are indeed living through the worst possible timeline, the Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals last night. And now…

I’ve Barely Worked in Years, but My Company Keeps Promoting Me

“Would you consider yourself to be technical?” I remember the question vividly. I paused before answering and focused my attention on a painting hanging in…