Health

Should We All Be Squatting More?

I was recently on a vacation with a friend that involved a great deal of walking around a new city. During a moment of respite, I noticed she dropped into a deep squatting position, rather than plopping down on a nearby bench like I did. When I asked why she wasn’t sitting, she joked, “I’m […]

Technology

Major Social Media Sites Are Failing LGBTQ+ People: Report

Major social media companies are failing to protect LGBTQ+ users from hate speech and harassment, according to a new report from GLAAD out Tuesday. The Social Media Safety Index report highlights how major platforms either do not have policies to protect user data or fail to enforce them; refuse to safeguard users against against online […]

Billionaire Frank McCourt Planning Bid To Acquire TikTok’s U.S. Operations

Frank McCourt, the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, this week announced he is putting together a bid to buy the popular social media platform TikTok as the company’s future in the U.S. remains uncertain after President Joe Biden signed a bill that could get it banned nationwide. In a statement released Wednesday, McCourt […]

Bumble Apologizes For Billboard Ad Saying ‘A Vow Of Celibacy Is Not The Answer’

As Americans head to the polls in 2024, the very future of our country is at stake. At HuffPost, we believe that a free press is critical to creating well-informed voters. That’s why our journalism is free for everyone, even though other newsrooms retreat behind expensive paywalls. Our journalists will continue to cover the twists […]

China Orders Apple To Remove WhatsApp, Threads From App Store

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X.com Gives Free Blue Checks To Some Users, But Not Everyone Is Happy

NEW YORK (AP) — Elon Musk’s X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, has begun restoring complimentary blue checks for some of its users, the latest unexpected shift to cause a lot of confusion on the platform. For years, Twitter’s blue checks mirrored verification badges that are common on social media, largely reserved for celebrities, […]

Switching Off 1 Phone Setting Could Help Protect Your Safety

At this point, most of us have happily dumped our entire lives into the cloud — we have our pictures, credit information, and so much more floating around in the digital atmosphere — and, for the most part, it makes our lives better. We can instantly access anything we need — and that’s great — […]

Sam Altman Reinstated To OpenAI Board Following Investigation

OpenAI is reinstating CEO Sam Altman to its board of directors and said it has “full confidence” in his leadership after an outside investigation into the turmoil that led the company to abruptly fire and rehire him in November. OpenAI said the investigation by the law firm WilmerHale concluded that Altman’s ouster was a “consequence […]

Meta-Owned Sites Briefly Down For Users After ‘Technical Issue’

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Apple Fined Nearly $2 Billion By EU For Hindering Music Streaming Competition

LONDON (AP) — The European Union leveled its first antitrust penalty against Apple on Monday, fining the U.S. tech giant nearly $2 billion for unfairly favoring its own music streaming service by forbidding rivals like Spotify from telling users how they could pay for cheaper subscriptions outside of iPhone apps. Apple muzzled streaming services from […]

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