February 27, 2014 |
A Los Angeles woman has sued Sprint Corp., saying that one of its workers browsed through her traded-in phone, found two photographs of her engaged in sex and posted them on her Facebook page. The woman, identified in the lawsuit only as J. Johnson, said the Sprint employee used the Facebook application on her old phone to upload the photographs and make them visible to her family, friends and co-workers. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, seeks unspecified damages for invasion of privacy, infliction of emotional distress and identity theft.
January 26, 2014 |
Tech entrepreneurs are known to skew young, but at 14 years old, Daniel Singer's ahead of the game. The high school freshman at Harvard-Westlake has created YouTell, a website that enables users to solicit anonymous opinions from friends, and Backchat, an anonymous mobile messaging app. Daniel, who says he was defragmenting his computer's hard drive when he was 4, has been focusing his attention on Backchat, which he created with his father, Uri...
December 4, 2013 |
There is no hate on Facebook, only like. But a new website remedies that. Now you can hate family, co-workers and so-called pals. Signing on to Hate With Friends through Facebook is jarring. All your Facebook friends are lined up with "Hate her" or "Hate him" labels in red. It's so anti-Facebook. And all you need to do is reach out ... and ... click. (Beware. The temptation may pull at you, even if you have a genuine fondness for these people.) If you hate someone, he or she won't know it until that person hates you back.
September 22, 2013 |
What does a son say when his father becomes one of the most reviled criminals in modern American history? If you're Ariel Anthony Castro, who shares a first and last name with the man who kidnapped and kept three young women in captivity for about a decade, you say it's time to look forward, not back. In a guest piece written for the Cleveland Plain Dealer this weekend, the son of Ariel Castro asked, "Now what?" "If my father's life and death can lead to changes in how we deal with sexual predators, domestic violence, mental illness and, yes, prison safety, then we should have those discussions," wrote Ariel Anthony Castro.
July 9, 2013 |
Don't you just hate it when your favorite shade of lipstick disappears? Now there's good news for those grieving the loss of Tomango, the reddish-orange M.A.C. shade that saw its glory days more than 20 years ago, or Pink Poodle, the fuchsia-pink that came out around the beginning of the millennium. M.A.C. by Request is planning to bring back some classic 1990s lipsticks and eye shadows for a second run. And the company is asking its Facebook friends to help. From now through July 21, you can go to the M.A.C.
June 23, 2013 |
Stop hiding from your friends. With this website, meet-ups just got easier, whether you're traveling the globe for business or pleasure. Name: MochaMeet.com What it does: Simplifies the planning process for group meet-ups around the world. What's hot: Enter a city and dates for your next trip. Then MochaMeet pulls data from your Facebook friends to let you know who will be near your destination. You can also add people by email if they're not on Facebook. Click on the friends you want to invite, pick a date or dates if you want to offer a choice, and do the same for location.