Day: April 12, 2018

Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

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Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook’s failure to […]

Web apps are only getting better

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Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter. The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked […]