Tumblr Is Pushing Porn Into an Internet Sex Ghetto

Sam Biddle · 07/17/13 02:14PM

Since Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer began circling around Tumblr's billion dollar GIF vortex, we wondered what it'd do with the nasty stuff: the dog sex, the rape porn. Or even the more mild takes on fucking. Now we're starting to see: porn gets put where no one can find it.

Facebook Didn't Actually Ban Rape Jokes

Sam Biddle · 05/29/13 10:32AM

An eensy internet furor spiked yesterday when Women, Action & The Media slammed Facebook for censoring certain hate speech while overlooking pretty awful jokes about rape. Facebook replied with a mea culpa and a mention of overhauling its content guidelines. But it hasn't fixed anything yet.

You Can't Say 'Fuck' on Google Glass

Sam Biddle · 05/01/13 11:25AM

If Google wants a face computer on every paying human, it's going to have to get over its lingual prudishness immediately—because right now, the device won't recognize dirty words, and there's no way to change that. You know, because it's strapped to your face.