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Robin Williams to Become a Character in World of Warcraft

Robin Williams to Become a Character in World of Warcraft

Thanks to a passionate community of fans, Robin Williams is slated to become immortalized in the popular World of Warcraft franchise as a non-playable character. Robin Williams, an unparalleled comedian, decorated actor, and avid gamer, died August 11, 2014. Williams currently has three films due to be released either later this year or in 2015. […]

The ‘Purge’ Threats Have Started Once Again

The ‘Purge’ Threats Have Started Once Again

The “Purge” threats have started once again as the weekend nears. Various social media sites are humming with the possibility that the “Purge” is going is happen across several states. Last week the threats were centered in Kentucky but now they have moved to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Texas and Tennessee. […]

Facebook Controls Internet News

Facebook Controls Internet News

The massive user base on Facebook lends to company control over trends, content, and news that spreads throughout the internet. While other social platforms, such as Twitter, give a structure suited for immediate reactions to posts and happenings in the world, Facebook is poised to be a structurally separate experience. Algorithms, social trends, and preferences […]

Buzzfeed Plagiarism and the Fate of the Listicle

Buzzfeed Plagiarism and the Fate of the Listicle

Buzzfeed came under heavy scrutiny last week when it was found that Benny Johnson, their Viral Politics editor, engaged in over 40 instances of plagiarism and was fired. The allegations of plagiarism came from two anonymous Twitter users that began the investigation by pointing out articles with content that Johnson had copied from Yahoo! Answers. […]

Fire Challenge Craze Is Blazing out of Control [Video]

Fire Challenge Craze Is Blazing out of Control [Video]

Several challenges have captivated teen video lovers but now the dare has expanded to include fire. Recently a teen was seriously injured after he accepted the “fire challenge” and set himself ablaze. These videos which have popped up across social media platforms have gone viral. After seeing these challenges on YouTube and Facebook a 15-year-old […]

Google and Twitch Join Forces

Google and Twitch Join Forces

According to VentureBeat (which cites anonymous sources), an arrangement has finally been reached between Google and Twitch to join forces for the sum of over $1 billion. Google and Twitch have made no official comment, but this merger has been widely speculated upon for months. Twitch––a leader in subscription-based video services––is a huge win for Google, […]

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