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After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced

Those automated Twitter accounts have been closely tracked by researchers. Last year, the Alliance for Securing Democracy, in conjunction with the German Marshall Fund,...

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

Advertisement President Trump cited tweets by Rob Goldman as proof that Russia’s disinformation campaign was about something other than giving him an election...

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

“I have seen all of the Russian ads and I can say very definitively that swaying the election was *NOT* the main goal.”Rob GoldmanVice...

After a Twitter Storm, The Times and a New Hire Part...

Photo After The New York Times announced on Tuesday that Quinn Norton would be its lead opinion writer on technology, her Twitter history doomed the...

The Shift: Too Much Power to the People? A Food Safety...

Advertisement Dan Laptev, an electronics analyst, was making his way through the Charlotte, N.C., airport this month when he stopped at Starbucks for...

Fake News and Bots May Be Worrisome, but Their Political Power...

Advertisement How easy is it to change people’s votes in an election? The answer, a growing number of studies conclude, is that most forms...

How to Break Up With Your Phone

Reframe the way you think about it Many people equate spending less time on their phones with denying themselves pleasure — and who likes to...

15 Minutes of Fame Is Too Much. Try 6 Seconds.

Part of its strategy is to make this Los Angeles studio a hub for actors, musicians and social-media influencers on promotional tours, where they...

Is Your Dog Ready to Be an Instagram Star?

What conclusions may be drawn? For one thing, Instagram puts a premium on superficial dog traits like cuteness over ones like intelligence or obedience. “Instagram...

Retiring: A Lifetime of Making Art, but New to Selling It...

The move to online sales is happening as drawings and photos are more frequently shared on sites like Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, whether by...

Bits: Farhad’s Week in Tech: HomePod Whiffs, but Elon Musk Does...

Advertisement Each Friday, Farhad Manjoo, The Times’s technology columnist, reviews the week’s news, offering analysis (and maybe a joke or two) about the...

Twitter Has Good News for Once: Its First Quarterly Profit

I’m so proud of the @Twitter team. We did what we said we were going to do. Our focus and self-discipline continues to improve....

Social Q’s: I Tried to Befriend My Husband’s Ex. So What?

Photo Credit Christoph Niemann My husband and I fought (again) today about something that happened eight years ago, when we were newly married. He was...

Tech We’re Using: Keeping Gear (and Herself) Warm at the Winter...

How much social media do you consume for work, what forms of it do you consume the most, and how do you handle the...

Snap Reverses Slide as User Growth and Revenue Jump

“For the first time, revenue in Q4 from advertisers outside of Ad Age’s Top 100 exceeded revenue from the Top 100 Advertisers,” Imran Khan,...

Skin Deep: Chriselle Lim’s Beauty Secret Is Prep

You might think I’m crazy, but I use yet another serum before I put on makeup. Once my skin-care routine is finished and soaked...

That Tsunami Alert Was Just a Test. Relax, Bushwick.

wth??? Tsunami warning for Brooklyn! Can we skip the train and ride it to midtown? @accuweather #nyc pic.twitter.com/m7YTc7AMHAI have marked myself as safe during...

Doritos for Women? Not a Real Thing, Company Now Says

We already have Doritos for women — they’re called Doritos, and they’re loved by millions.i'm still laughing about lady doritos because i don't know...

They Only Look Casual

Mr. Classen does style many of his clients for formal appearances, but he has made a specialty of casual off-carpet looks. When he struck...

Daimler Apologizes After Dalai Lama Post Draws Outrage in China

The post carried an “erroneous message” and was removed, Mercedes said in a statement posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter. It said it...

How Bell Pottinger, P.R. Firm for Despots and Rogues, Met Its...

“In my years of running the P.R.C.A., I have never seen anything worse, never seen anything equal to it,” Francis Ingham, director general of...

A Call to Cut Back Online Addictions. Pitted Against Just One...

He assured his followers that there was no reason to eliminate anything essential: email for work, checking finances, staying in touch with family. Don’t...

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They...

“The largest supercomputers in the world are inside of two companies — Google and Facebook — and where are we pointing them?” Mr. Harris...

Critic’s Notebook: The Rise of the Social Media Fembot

Poppy’s YouTube videos have been viewed more than 257 million times, and now her persona is permeating the culture: She’s logged a “Today” show...

How a Crowdsourced List Set Off Months of #MeToo Debate

“I was a wreck,” she said. Still, she hesitated when her friend suggested she take the document down. “I felt really conflicted, because I could see...

Bits: Farhad’s Week in Tech: Less Time on Facebook, More Noise...

You should read this piece by my colleagues at The Upshot for an explanation of why American health care will prove difficult even for...

On the Runway: Kanye West Finally Gets His Fashion Right

While I usually roll my eyes at this kind of Pavlovian drool, I have to say: This time I agree with the crowd. It’s...

Facebook Aims to Soothe Wall Street Over News Feed Changes

Other measures of engagement also fell. The company said the number of people in the United States and Canada who use Facebook on a...

Tech We’re Using: A ‘Gadget Junkie,’ Wearing His Tech and Covering...

I sometimes use a service called Relationship Science, which is a fascinating way to understand the connections between the people I cover. Think Six...

State of the Art: Tackling the Internet’s Central Villain: The Advertising...

And if you want to fix much of what ails the internet right now, the ad business would be the perfect perp to handcuff...

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