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  • Google's new app blunders by calling black people 'gorillas'

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in...
  • Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole!

    Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is? The apparently misguided pairing was exposed for all its perversity Wednesday, when The New York Times urged the world...
  • Iggy Azalea takes offense over purported 'beef' with Britney Spears

    Iggy Azalea takes offense over purported 'beef' with Britney Spears
    Iggy Azalea has taken to Twitter to put out another fire that originated on the social media site. Remember when she quit Twitter a while back? Yeah, we barely do either.  The "Fancy" songstress' latest social media brouhaha revolves around the...
  • This is the pea guacamole you actually want to make

    This is the pea guacamole you actually want to make
    In case you’ve been off of social media for, say, the last 15 minutes, let me tell you that guacamole just happened. Not your everyday guacamole, but a guacamole studded with fresh green peas, presented by the august New York Times, with the...
  • George Takei: How to bend social media to your will

    George Takei: How to bend social media to your will
    Back in 2011, a friend suggested I start a Twitter account. In those days, social media wasn't yet a "thing." Few actors, let alone those of my generation, were active online. I was known primarily from my supporting role on a television and film...
  • Another black church burns after NAACP warns about suspected arson attacks

    Another black church burns after NAACP warns about suspected arson attacks
    The NAACP warned black churches Tuesday to take "necessary precautions" as authorities in Southern states investigate whether several church fires over the last week were arsons. Citing a series of arsons that struck black churches across the South in...
  • Companies celebrate gay marriage ruling on Twitter

    Companies celebrate gay marriage ruling on Twitter
    Feeds and timelines across social media went rainbow Friday as news spread that the Supreme Court had legalized gay marriage nationwide, and some of the best virtual jumps for joy came from companies many of us know and love. Flags and hearts were the...
  • Web world brightens with rainbows celebrating same-sex marriage

    Web world brightens with rainbows celebrating same-sex marriage
    Rainbows burst across the Internet on Friday morning after the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage constitutional nationwide, reflecting the progressive values of many tech companies that have long advocated for gay rights. Google was among the...
  • Jimmy Fallon says ring 'almost ripped my finger off'; Friday 'Tonight Show' canceled

    Jimmy Fallon says ring 'almost ripped my finger off'; Friday 'Tonight Show' canceled
    Jimmy Fallon is alive, well and tweeting (one-handed) after an injury forced him to cancel Friday's taping of  "The Tonight Show." The host was hospitalized and had minor surgery on his left hand but was doing "totally fine," his rep told The Times...
  • TSA may soon answer your questions via social media

    TSA may soon answer your questions via social media
    The TSA may be ready to talk to you now. The Transportation Security Administration, following the lead of several major airlines, is considering a plan to respond directly to questions and comments from travelers, via Twitter. The agency that was...
  • Same-sex marriage ruling: Pop stars react (and mostly rejoice) on Twitter

    Same-sex marriage ruling: Pop stars react (and mostly rejoice) on Twitter
    "EQUALITY!" That declaration, from a tweet by pop singer Adam Lambert, was among the many enthusiastic reactions from musicians Friday in response to the Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in the United...