Comedian Melissa Ong posted a TikTok sharing a nine digit number, which she claims is her social security number.

‘This gave me second-hand anxiety’: Comedian shares ‘Social Security number’ on TikTok, says nothing bad happened

Melissa Ong said she doesn't know what the number 'is for.'

On Oct 1, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins

Trump Social Media Social Security

Trump admin is considering using social media to snoop on Social Security beneficiaries

The plan could be a reality soon.

On Mar 11, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

Bernie Sanders retweeted Cardi B and people lost it online.

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Cardi B is right’ tweet is lighting up the internet

Welcome to 2018 politics. 

On Apr 18, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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The attack on Planned Parenthood is about more than the War on Women

It's about the future of health care in America.

On Sep 21, 2015 by S.E. Smith

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Americans aren’t just putting in longer hours—we’re being forced to work until we die

Brace yourself: You might be about to agree with Donald Trump on something.

On Aug 19, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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Hackers stole Social Security numbers of every current and retired federal employee

Other information compromised included names, birth dates, military records, health insurance, and pension information.

On Jun 11, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Where does student tuition money go? It’s time for colleges to answer

In the digital age, there's no excuse for lacking transparency.

On Apr 7, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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The Social Security system is dangerously outdated. Is it time for a tech update?

There are iPhone apps more powerful than government software.

On Mar 17, 2015 by S.E. Smith

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The problem with stripping Nazis of their Social Security

Everyone wants to see Nazis punished for their sins. But why did they get benefits in the first place?

On Dec 10, 2014 by Chris Osterndorf

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The cybercrime outfit that’s been selling all your info has been hacked

Even the hackers who steal our information can't be trusted to protect themselves from hackers.

On Sep 26, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Negotiating With Obama Tumblr takes on proposed cuts

Progressives have turned the fiscal cliff negotiations into a series of memes.

On Dec 19, 2012 by Justin Franz

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Hackers threaten to do more than leak personal police data

Hackers expose private information of law-enforcement personnel—and may have more to release.

On Oct 24, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh