A 21-year-old Mexican man died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a gun selfie. Oscar Otero Aguilar had reportedly been partying with friends when the tragic incident took place.
LinkedIn has paid out almost $6 million in unpaid overtime and damages to current and former employees across the US after a Department of Labor investigation found that the startup had violated rules laid out in the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Union State Guest House, a hotel in Hudson, NY, charged $500 for every negative review wedding guests post online. Likely due to the immense backlash, the venue has since quietly taken down the policy.
Houston resident Meryem Ali filed a lawsuit against Facebook and a man named Adeel Shah Khan for the social network's inability to act in a timely manner when it came to removing Khan's revenge porn account.
Easily one of the silliest reasons to call a number meant for life-threatening emergencies, a number of Los Angeles residents started calling 911 when Facebook wouldn't load on their mobile devices and computers
Potentially a sign that Google is slowly sunsetting the Google+ social network, the search company is reported to be transitioning Google+ Photos into a standalone product without requiring a Google+ account.
Eric Kim, a prominent young street photographer, has penned a letter to himself when he was 18, if he had a chance to start over. Kim offers suggestions, encouragement, and warnings that apply to anyone interested in doing street photography.
The signs weren't good for Facebook's 'Gifts' service when, a year after its 2012 launch, it dumped the option to buy physical goods and started offering digital gift cards only. That clearly hasn't worked out either, as the service will shutter August 12.
Instagram on Tuesday launched Bolt, a standalone Snapchat-like messaging app for iOS and Android. However, there's one catch – for now, you have to be in either New Zealand, South Africa, or Singapore to use it.
Instagram is rumored to be just days away from launching a new app called Bolt. Trouble is, there's already one out there with the same name. The startup behind communications app Bolt on Monday asked Instagram to rebrand its expected offering.