Myanmar protests: Military blocks internet in Myanmar as death toll surpasses 200

There is now widespread concern for residents of Myanmar and the military junta which seized power from the country’s democratically elected government has now blocked off internet usage in the country, an apparent bid to stop information dissemination. The military seized power in a February 1 coup, and has been using deadly force against unarmed… Continue reading Myanmar protests: Military blocks internet in Myanmar as death toll surpasses 200

Across The Internet, A Game Of Whac-A-Mole Is Underway To Root Out Extremism

As big tech companies “deplatform” domestic extremists, the far-right is innovating around this clampdown by embracing and in some instances creating novel technologies, experts say. Mainstream companies such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter were already policing their services before the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, but they accelerated their efforts following the riot.… Continue reading Across The Internet, A Game Of Whac-A-Mole Is Underway To Root Out Extremism

Young girls among 27 arrested as EFCC uncovers Internet Fraud Training Centre in Abuja (photo)

Another Internet Fraud Training Centre has been uncovered by operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Internet Fraud Training Centre, which the agency described as an ‘academy’ for the grooming of fraudsters is located in Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja. It was… Continue reading Young girls among 27 arrested as EFCC uncovers Internet Fraud Training Centre in Abuja (photo)

Internet Debates Whether or Not Dad is A-Hole For Naming Daughter Captain Phasma

Leia? Rey? Padme?… maybe even Sy Snootles? But naming your daughter Captain Phasma? The internet collectively said it has a bad feeling about this. A curious husband took to Reddit on Wednesday to ask if he and his wife should bestow their unborn daughter with the name of the polarizing Star Wars character played by… Continue reading Internet Debates Whether or Not Dad is A-Hole For Naming Daughter Captain Phasma

Harry Styles Debuts His Mustache — and the Internet Has Some Thoughts

Harry Styles is rocking a new mustache! The 26-year-old singer was spotted with the new facial hair while visiting  Italy this month. In a photo shared to Instagram by Villa Manodori, an extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar company located in Modena, Italy, Styles is seen pairing his new facial hair with a green-and-white striped shirt, which… Continue reading Harry Styles Debuts His Mustache — and the Internet Has Some Thoughts

Wife Miserable Over Restaurant’s Lack of Shredded Cheese Becomes Internet Sensation

There are first world problems… and then there are first world problems. A Texas husband’s attempt to shame a restaurant over its tardiness delivering shredded cheese went viral this weekend, but not in the way he hoped. Jason Vicknair shared a photo of his miserable wife waiting all of 18 minutes for a missing filling… Continue reading Wife Miserable Over Restaurant’s Lack of Shredded Cheese Becomes Internet Sensation