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‘The way my jaw dropped’: Microsoft Word autocorrects ‘gunman’ because it’s more ‘inclusive.’ It backfires

'Microsoft Word keeping me a feminist.'

On Oct 31, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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Apple engineer explains your phone’s ‘ducking’ problem

The autocorrect issue may be frustrating, but the reasoning behind it is logical.

On Sep 10, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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Android autocomplete awkwardly suggests ‘my face’ when you type ‘sit on’

Get your mind out of the gutter, Gboard.

On Jul 28, 2018 by Stacey Ritzen

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Here’s how to fix Apple’s ducking autocorrect problem once and for all

We have literally never meant 'ducking,' Apple.

On Oct 7, 2016 by Monica Riese

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How to make autocorrect change ‘Donald Trump’ to ‘a giant orange toddler with nukes’

The shame of accidentally typing 'Donald Trump' is a thing of the past!

On Sep 20, 2016 by Mike Wehner

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Apple just invented a way to fix iPhone autocorrect mistakes

What the duck?

On Apr 29, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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‘Hoodish’ comment in team email lands Warriors co-owner in hot water

Peter Guber is now backpedaling frantically.

On Oct 28, 2014 by Ikenna Anyoku

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Hilarious autocorrect fail hijacks iPad Air 2 presentation

Watch "It's road trip" transform from harmless sentence fragment to comedy gold.

On Oct 17, 2014 by Ramon Ramirez

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How to turn off f**king autocorrect

Oh, shut!

On Sep 18, 2014 by Mike Fenn

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The Hater: Are you a RL autocorrector?

Oh, Google! Revoker of dreams, explainer of sorrows, elixir of stalkers. You politely get things right for us when we’re too lazy to bother otherwise.

On Jul 11, 2013 by [email protected]

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When voice recognition goes very, very bad

Have you ever had a voice recognition fail like this epic error?

On Jan 31, 2013 by Janet Kornblum

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5 essential tips for making money on Twitter

A Twitter kingpin gives the Daily Dot the lowdown on his tricks of the trade. 

On Aug 9, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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How a high school student makes $500 a day on Twitter

Celebrities like Khloe Kardashian aren’t the only ones who can cash in on sponsored tweets. 

On Jul 12, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III