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Cops foil possible gun attack at Pokemon World Championship after Facebook ‘threat’

After cops in Boston were alerted to apparent threats made on social media against an international Pokemon contest -- which included talk of "killing the competition" alongside a photo of guns -- they decided to move in on the two men responsible.

Gaming

Even Tinder can be made more beautiful by Kelly Clarkson’s voice

Kelly Clarkson uses her musical talent on JImmy Kimmel Live! to turn Tinder profiles into snippets of surprisingly good songs — they just happen to be about foot fetishes, blunts, and Celine Dion concerts.

Movies & TV

Enjoy this video of a straw being removed from a sea turtle’s nostril

This excruciating 8-minute video of the removal of a plastic drinking straw from the nostril of an innocent sea turtle will make you want to pick up every piece of trash you see floating in the water.

Web

Google-Twitter integration arrives for desktop search results

You can now get the latest Twitter updates included right in your Google search results, as the partnership between the two companies extends from mobile devices to desktop Web browsers.

Web

The art of communication in the 21st century — it’s not your grandma’s scene

According to a recent Pew Research study regarding mobile messaging and social media in 2015, both Instagram and Pinterest have seen their user base numbers double in the last three years.

Social Media

WhatsApp for Web finally works for iPhone users

Seven months after WhatsApp launched a Web version of its messaging app for just about every known mobile platform except iOS, the Facebook-owned startup has finally sorted out the issue so iPhone owners can use it too.

Social Media

Take a stroll down memory lane with this new Google Photos feature

We capture so many photos, but how often do you look back at the older ones? Well Google Photos has a new opt-in feature that will remind you of some of the great photos you have taken over the years.

Photography

How to check if an account was exposed in the Ashley Madison hack

Hackers dumped account information surrounding 33 million Ashley Madison users earlier today. Curious if you, or someone you know, was revealed in the cyber-attack? Here's how to find out.

Computing

Don’t be so smug, cheater haters. You’re next

The names of 37 million users of Ashley Madison, a dating site explicitly for married men and women to cheat on their spouses, have been made public for anyone with a mastery of Google to discover. But before you high-five the righteous hackers who cracked…

Opinion

What’s your favorite emoji? SwiftKey’s ‘United States of Emoji’ map reveals our habits

SwiftKey analyzed user data to see which emoji are most popular in each state of the U.S. and got some entertaining results. Vermont uses the poop emoji more than any other state, and California is a fan of the taxi emoji.

Mobile

Josh Groban singing outrageous Trump Tweets is as hilarious as it sounds

Donald Trump's run for president continues to be a favorite topic for late night TV hosts. Josh Groban recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to sing some of Donald Trump's most absurd tweets.

Movies & TV

Twitter cage wars: Sprint and T-Mobile CEOs go head-to-head again

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is fed up with T-Mobile CEO John Legere's constant insults about Sprint. The two already battled it out on Twitter last month, and round two just started.

Social Media

Facebook updates Notes in move to get you blogging again

Facebook is testing a redesigned version of its somewhat forgotten Notes feature to make it easier for users to create and read longer-form stories on the social networking service. In short, Facebook wants you to get blogging again.

Social Media

Stream the first two episodes of Patrick Stewart’s Blunt Talk for free

The first two episodes of Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart, are available for free streaming on Facebook and Starz ahead of the show's premiere. The sitcom debuts on on August 22.

Movies & TV