Before the New Zealand shooter would kill 50 people across two mosques, he would announce his intentions on the controversial message board, 8chan. “I have provided links to my writings below,” he allegedly posted, “please do your part by spreading my message, making memes and shitposting as you usually do.” In the days since the shooting, the extremists of 8chan have done just that. Continue reading The New Zealand Shooter Catered His Massacre to the Internet to Inspire Extremists Online. It Worked.
Matt Watson caused a huge firestorm when he uploaded the video “Youtube is Facilitating the Sexual Exploitation of Children, and it’s Being Monetized (2019)”. His claims that YouTube’s algorithm was helping pedophiles find innocuous videos of children to satisfy deviant interests sent some of YouTube’s biggest advertisers away from the platform. Barely two weeks since, many of those advertisers are returning. Fortnite mid-rolls have been … Continue reading #YouTubeWakeUp is Over: Advertisers are Returning to YouTube and Reports Show Children’s Online Safety is Bigger than One Platform
Apex Legends was just a rumor until Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella confirmed it was real less than 24 hours before its release. Respawn was the development company responsible for the award-winning online, multi-player shooter, Titanfall and when rumors circulated they may have a battle royale game in the works, fans were excited. The evolution of Apex Legends from Internet gossip to reality was somewhat clumsy. … Continue reading Apex Legends Wants to Beat Fortnite At Its Own Game