5 signs of a fading fandom (and why bronies fit the bill)
Every fandom struggles with the same life cycle. Here's how to know when one is on its way out.
Exclusive: LiveJournal all but abandons U.S. presence
The blogging platform has laid off more than half its office as it moves operations to Russia.
Mom’s Facebook strike against filthy daughters earns global praise
Jessica Stilwell went on strike. And thanks to Facebook, the world (and her daughters) noticed.
Etsy accused of exploiting Breast Cancer Awareness Month in marketing email
Was this Etsy email raising breast cancer awareness, or just "pinkwashing?"
Mom gives gay redditors a safe place to come out
An online mom made National Coming Out Day easier for members of the r/gaymers subreddit.
10 sexist Halloween costumes called out by Tumblr
Do we really need a Sexy Cookie Monster costume? A new Tumblr says, "F**k no."
Owner of Internet’s weirdest store also gives Internet’s weirdest interviews
Brad Troemel's Etsy shop is full of strange works of art. His interviews may just be art, too.
Pinterest comments on “major flaws” in its sign-up process
Pinterest says there's nothing nefarious about automatically signing new users up to follow boards based on images those users select.
Petition accuses Etsy of profiting from hate
The company won't comment on the sale of racist "Golliwog dolls on the site, saying only: "Etsy policies are written to balance community values with a desire to allow creative expression."
Humble Bundle of ebooks benefits charities
Charity fundraiser lets you pay what you want for a bundle of six independently published novels.
20 awesome Halloween costumes on Etsy
In need of a clever costume for Halloween? Etsy has you covered.
Why bronies don’t love Walmart’s “I Love Bronies” T-shirt
The store's attempt to court My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fans backfired because of one big error.
Jackass star apologizes for threatening puppy with toy gun
The gun in Bam Margera's Twitter photo was fake, but the outrage he caused was very real.
Sorry, feminists! Sarcastic Twitter users counter Straw Feminist trope
Deborah Needleman and others are taking a unique approach to combating negative stereotypes about feminists.
World of Warcraft-playing politician retaliates against critics
“Instead of talking about what they’re doing for Maine people, they’re making fun of me for playing video games,” said Maine state senate candidate Colleen Lachowicz.
Has Michael Vick gotten a dog?
If he hasn't, why are there dog treats in his recently tweeted picture?