All Posts By: Maddie

Apple Attempts to Right Facebook’s Wrongs

Apple has joined the effort to educate and encourage voters ahead of the most highly-anticipated midterm elections in recent memory. In a press release posted on Monday, Apple called their new initiative “an easy way to follow the elections, with reporting from trusted sources curated by Apple News editors.” This endeavor is the latest in […]

Goodbye (for now), Klout

Dry your eyes, everyone: Klout, the Black Mirror-esque service that assigned a score to individuals on a 1-100 scale to determine the value of their online presence using social media analytics announced yesterday that it will be shutting down, effective May 25. After its launch in 2008, the site was acquired by Lithium Technologies in […]

PopSugar in Hot Water After Swiping Influencer Photos

Prior to a couple weeks ago, PopSugar seemed innocuous enough. Up until that point, the San Francisco-based media and technology company was known for their female-oriented fitness videos and lifestyle content and, more recently, for coming out with their own cosmetics line. But their reputation for helping women was tarnished on April 13 when a […]