A murder case in Mississippi catches the eye of amateur sleuths on Facebook, who proceed to harass everyone involved in the case.
Tag: Social Networks
On the man who has turned the grunt work of packing into a social media phenomenon.
On the service’s multiple origin stories.Excerpted from Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal.
I Followed My Stolen iPhone Around the World, Became a Celebrity in China, and Found a Friend for Life
“None of this should have ever happened. It makes absolutely no sense at all. It’s truly crazy.”
“I laugh off 90 percent of the stuff I’m sent,” Wu says. “But it’s the 10 percent.”
How a young entrepreneur built a media empire by repackaging memes.
Creating, and then attempting to dismantle, a fake persona based on a man who died in 1984.
How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.
“Traffic was never the problem. Everything else was.”
A teenager orchestrates his own attempted murder via an Internet chatroom.
An investigation into the ill-fated text messaging platform ZunZuneo.