Facebook is working on a new platform specifically for meme-obsessed teens that’s already being described as ‘cringey’ (FB)

Facebook is quietly building a platform for discovering memes, TechCrunch reports. The platform is called LOL, and will consist of “funny videos and GIF-like clips” that users can vote on and share. However, LOL was described as “cringey” to TechCrunch, and the platform is said to be out of touch with the wants of meme-obsessed […]

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A Florida man arrested on charges of child porn and unlawful sex with a minor allegedly used ‘Fortnite’ to find his victim, and authorities are worried there could be up to 20 others

A 41-year-old Florida man has been arrested and faces charges of unlawful sex with a minor and 22 counts of child pornography, among other charges. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said the suspect, Anthony Gene Thomas, allegedly used the video game “Fortnite” to meet the 17-year-old victim. Moody said that a search of Thomas’s phone […]

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A Red Hat-backed open source project warns that a controversial new plan to take on Amazon and other tech titans is only causing ‘Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt’ (MDB, RHT)

Fedora, a popular open source operating system sponsored by Red Hat, has rejected MongoDB support. MongoDB recently changed its license in a defensive move against having its code monetized by cloud titans like Amazon Web Services — but Fedora says that the new license just causes “Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt” for users. Red Hat itself […]

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