All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Websites’

Netflix Web Redesign Coming Soon

Netflix’s web interface is a ghastly abomination, an affront to the service itself – which we all know is truly delightful in most every way. Netflix’s web interface has been terrible for years. Hopefully, that’s about to change. Netflix is prepping a brand new redesign and is currently testing it with a small subset of users. Netflix says it will …

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Reddit Unveils New Anti-Harassment Policy, But What Does It Actually Do?

Reddit, a site that’s basically run by volunteer moderators with minimal tinkering from the higher-ups, says it’s going to get more serious about dealing with harassment. “We have been looking closely at the conversations on reddit and at personal safety. We’ve always encouraged freedom of expression by having a mostly hands-off approach to content shared on our site. Volunteer moderators …

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Hillary Clinton Is Getting Domain Trolled Too

Head on over to HillaryClinton.net. Oops – that’s not Hillary. The frontrunning Democratic candidate for President is the latest to fall victim to some domain trolling. Hillary Clinton has HillaryClinton.com on lockdown, but her name dot net redirects to GOP hopeful Carly Fiorina’s campaign page. From BuzzFeed: No one in the press seems to have noticed that Clinton failed to …

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Ashley Madison Taps “Laissez Faire” Europe for IPO

If you’re a married person looking to have an affair, the number one internet destination is AshleyMadison.com. The Toronto-based company is looking to go public, but its hopping across the pond to do so. Avid Life Media, parent company to Ashley Madison and a handful of other dating websites, is planning to launch an IPO in London. Why? “Europe is …

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Gigaom Shuts Down, “Unable to Pay Its Creditors”

Prominent tech blog Gigaom is shutting down, after it revealed it “recently became unable to pay its creditors”. Here’s what Gigaom management had to say Monday evening: Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as …

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Most of Your Traffic Is Human, Says comScore

Good news, everyone! Unless you’re one of the unlucky few publishers on the wrong end of the spectrum, chances are good that the vast majority of your traffic is living, breathing humans. Among the top 85% of publishers comScore looked at, the instance of NHT, or Non-Human Traffic, was under 5 percent. Per comScore: “There are many high quality publishers …

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The Onion Might Be Up For Sale, Too

Popular comedy sites are putting themselves on the market left and right. Well, really just two – but they’re two important properties. Fresh off the news that Will Ferrell’s Funny or Die has hired a financial advisor to evaluate their options, it looks like The Onion has done the same. According to a report from Bloomberg, Onion Inc. (which owns …

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Ebola.com Sold for Over $200K to Russian Weed Company

Ebola.com, a domain which, at this point, can only boast a few Ebola-related articles and a couple of ads, was just sold for over $200,000 in cash and stock. Just last week, a man named Jon Schultz announced that he was prepared to sell Ebola.com for $150,000. He told The Washington Post that he felt the price was more than …

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Sarah Palin Forgets to Cover All Her Domain Bases

Earlier this week, Vice Presidential runner-up and Facebook celebrity Sarah Palin launched the Sarah Palin Channel, an online television channel that will “go beyond the sound bites and the media’s politically correct filter to get to the truth,” according to Palin. The truth will run you $9.95 a month. The site features a video, various blog entries, ‘Sally’s Word of …

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Vine Is Now a True Video Discovery Website

Today, with the launch of their new vine.co web experience, the Twitter-owned six-second video app has finally become a fully realized video-sharing website. Vine launched its web presence back in January, but it was stripped down and in no way mimicked the Vine app experience. Users could browse their own home feed and scroll through feeds of specific users. There …

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‘F*ck You Congress’ Is the Single-Purpose Site We All Need Right Now

As the gears continue to sit, idle, at our nation’s capital – you probably feel powerless. And right now, you are. There’s a log jam in Washington and there’s pretty much nothing you can do about it. Wait, this just in. You can tell your elected representative (or any elected representative for that matter) to go fuck themselves. And a …

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USA! USA! We’re Number One…in Porn! (We Did It, You Guys)

Hello fellow Americans. Recently losing our obesity crown to Mexico has probably got you feeling a bit down, and I understand that. Chanting “We’re Number two, we’re number two” doesn’t really have the same ring to it. We’re still number one in terms our incarceration levels, and I’m sure we’re still on top in number of current reality shows about …

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