Nearly every tech company uses the same imperfect mechanism to flag abuse.
But a new video shows how filmmakers arrived at a single, elegant way to depict texting.
Scientists raise questions about the doomsday scenario that made one Pacific leader spend millions on new land.
A glitch in translating Latin placeholder text is sparking conspiracy theories.
An author of the infamous emotional-contagion study says it might not be reasonable to expect informed consent about social experiments online.
Why so many groups are against them, but haven't agreed on what they are
A software developer's algorithmic analysis of online images reveals a colorful mystery.
As access to medical information becomes more democratized, patients have new power to investigate their problems.
'Small data' technology could finally replace food products' expiration dates.
Predictive analysis combs through calendars and search histories—and gets in the way of routine self-deception.
Behold, the wonders of petrichor.
A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real, physical objects.
It ended up sticking with the one it already had.
The World Well-Being Project uses Facebook updates to correlate language with personality traits.
A network of Internet-connected undersea microphones is picking up more than whale songs.
The company is now showing users tweets from accounts they don't follow. That’s a bigger deal than it seems.
In the past, it's been difficult to definitively answer a question like this. A new, nation-wide database might help.
According to new data from Facebook, about 15 million people have encountered the fundraising game.
No, NASA says.