Rob Ford And Alleged Crack House In The News Again, Still No Video

Ever since the stills of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack cocaine hit the mainstream, the mayor’s denials and the house itself are still a topic of conversation, especially to the Canadian news cycle. Take, for instance, the latest…

Hogan On Gawker: They Are ‘Flagrantly’ Violating A Court Order

Hulk Hogan and his lawyers filed a motion to hold Gawker in contempt of court for disobeying a court order to remove an article about the infamous Hulk Hogan sex tape. Again, that’s the article, not just the video. The…

Gawker And BuzzFeed Turn To Tumblr After Being Taken Down By Hurricane Sandy

Update: BuzzFeed Director of Communications Alice Suh tells WebProNews, “BuzzFeed is up and running after the hard work of our team who worked all night bring our servers back to life. We are no longer operating off the compromised data…

Hulk Hogan Settles One Lawsuit, Still Battling Another

Hulk Hogan has settled his lawsuit against his former best friend, “Bubba the Love Sponge”–real name Todd Clem–for undisclosed terms, saying he’s happy Clem finally acknowledged that Hogan was unaware he was being filmed having sex with Clem’s ex-wife. In…

Fox News Mole Tweets About His Encounter With The DA

You remember that former Fox News employee that was doing recon for Gawker, right? Well, it appears that Fox News was serious about pursuing legal action. “Fox Mole” Joe Muto was apparently served with a search warrant this morning, according…

Fox Mole Fired, Says He’s Free To Tell More Secrets

Former Fox News employee Joe Muto was recently busted for releasing information about the network in columns he wrote anonymously for Gawker, prompting his dismissal from the company. But Muto says the firing only helps his case, because now he’s…

Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much

The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any…

Gawker Redesign a Success?

As you may recall, Gawker Media recently redesigned a number of its web properties in an interesting way that keeps users on the front page. For example, if you go to Gizmodo, and click on one of the headlines in…

Gawker Traffic Reportedly Down 25% Following Design Changes

A lot of sites have been experiencing major crises in traffic over the last week or so since Google’s recent algorithm update aimed at low quality content. Gawker has been hit with a similar problem, but for an entirely different reason.

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton revealed today that the company’s traffic is down by nearly a quarter as a result of the recent widely publicized redesign. 

Gawker Attack Sends Ripples Throughout the Web

I can’t remember the last time we’ve seen so many hacking (and related) stories in the news, particularly in which so many big name brands were affected in such a short amount of time. Last week, of course the big stories were about "Anonymous" taking down MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, etc.