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Dec. 8, 2017

Mic Wakeup: All the places you should look for a new job in 2018

Here are three stories to kick off your Friday.

Dec. 7, 2017

Best places to work in 2018: These 10 top companies get the highest marks from employees

These are the best companies to work in terms of salary, benefits and more, according to Glassdoor reviews by employees who actually work there.
Dec. 4, 2017

Facebook’s Messenger app for kids is out — here’s all the data it’s collecting

It won't track your location, but you can't use the middle finger emoji.
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Nov. 17, 2017

The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.
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Nov. 8, 2017

Life after addiction: One year after an opioid overdose video went viral

'Mic' and 'Time' magazine followed two recovering opioid addicts amid America's worsening drug epidemic.
Nov. 5, 2017

Kushner investor also invested in Facebook and Twitter with Kremlin money, Paradise Papers show

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner — who holds a stake in a company Jared Kushner co-owns — made Kremlin-backed contributions worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Facebook and Twitter.

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Nov. 3, 2017

A fake news writer reveals how he’s making money on Facebook

The issue of fake news is not a problem contained to Russia. An American social media strategist is blowing the whistle on how easy it is to make money by creating fake news on Facebook.
Nov. 2, 2017

5 tricks to get paid money for selling your data — since it’s getting sold anyway

Shouldn't you be getting paid for your data if companies are already tracking it?
Nov. 2, 2017

5 things to know about how Russia may have used Facebook, Google and Twitter to hack our election

"Our claims were blown off by the leadership of your companies," one senator said.
Oct. 24, 2017

People are hosting Facebook screaming parties to mark the 2016 election anniversary

"Join us cucks and snowflakes, safe spacers and libtards, as we enjoy a collective cathartic yell into the heavens about our current political establishment."
Oct. 18, 2017

Here’s what you need to know about tbh, the anonymous compliments app Facebook just bought

This app made us feel really old, tbh.

Oct. 18, 2017

These 5 financial heroes are improving vulnerable people’s lives

Grim headlines getting you down? Here are five money heroes to inspire you with their altruism and hustle.
Oct. 12, 2017

A brief history of Mark Zuckerberg’s occasionally problematic global outreach

The best of times, the worst of times.
Oct. 5, 2017

Soledad O’Brien on why diversity programs fail

The broadcast journalist talks about the importance of mentorship and meeting students' real needs.
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Oct. 2, 2017

Facebook and Google’s algorithms prioritized fake news in the wake of Las Vegas shooting

Despite being patently false, reports naming the wrong man as the Las Vegas attacker promptly embedded themselves in both Facebook and Google’s algorithms.
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Sept. 29, 2017

The Department of Justice is going after the Facebook accounts of anti-Trump activists

The ACLU alleges the government violated the Fourth Amendment with its "overbroad" search, which could expose thousands of people's information.

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Sept. 22, 2017

Facebook’s Russian-linked ad controversy, explained

“We believe the public deserves a full accounting of what happened in the 2016 election," Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch wrote on Thursday.
Sept. 18, 2017

How to feel better, happier, more awake and more confident at work — in 10 easy steps

How to feel happy at your job and fight burnout: These work-life hacks will help boost your motivation.
Sept. 15, 2017

Meet Jeff Conner, the king of Weird Facebook

There's another dimension of Facebook made up of memes, inside jokes and lots of self-referential humor. Welcome to Jeffbook.
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Sept. 13, 2017

Report: Facebook and Twitter coming under increasing scrutiny in Mueller probe

The special counsel has reportedly begun to focus on the role of social media sites in spreading Russian disinformation.
Sept. 9, 2017

“Weird Facebook” and “Leftbook,” explained: How absurd meme groups could change Facebook for good

Let's take a tour through "Weird Facebook" and "Leftbook." They're shaping the future of your News Feed.

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Sept. 8, 2017

Internet trolls like Milo Yiannopoulos are evolving. Social media harassment policies are not.

Facebook's harassment policies are cut-and-dry, but they don't go far enough in protecting female journalists from harassment.
Sept. 7, 2017

Russia may have used Facebook to influence the 2016 election. That’s a page from the US playbook.

Many are outraged that Russia may have used Facebook to influence the 2016 U.S. election — but that's almost exactly what the U.S. did to Cuba in 2010.
Sept. 2, 2017

Why you should totally unplug from your phone this weekend — and 3 key moves to help you do it

Better work-life balance starts with focusing on your IRL life when you can — and shutting down your most distracting devices.
Aug. 31, 2017

Nobody’s using Facebook Stories — but holy moly, the filters are incredible

Seriously, no one knows about this. Do what I do — use the filters, save the photos and upload them to an app your friends actually use.
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Aug. 17, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg on Charlottesville: Facebook will remove violent threats

“There may always be some evil in the world, and maybe we can’t do anything about that."

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Aug. 16, 2017

These tech companies are finally standing up to hate — will it work?

After a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, what responsibility do tech companies have to root out bigotry on their platforms?
Aug. 16, 2017

How to stop autoplaying videos on Facebook and save your phone’s data

This should save you some data, battery life and peace of mind.
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Aug. 9, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Most US House internships don’t pay, Trump TV presents the “real news”

Two important stories to know for Wednesday, August 9.
Aug. 3, 2017

The subtle way your Facebook feed is about to change

It's all about speed.