“They give you a thousand dollars a week. And they keep on giving you a thousand dollars a week until that’s what you need to live on. And then every day you live after that, you’re afraid they’ll take it away from you. It’s all very scientific. It’s based on the psychological fact that a man is a grubbing, hungry little sleaze…”
Rod Serling, THE VELVET ALLEY
Poe’s Law essentially states that parodies of extreme views are indistinguishable from actual extreme views. Take a look at the below posts from the internet and determine if they are real or satire…
I don’t fucking know.
“We don’t like it, so you can’t do it”
Recently, some folks on social media were abuzz regarding new additions to their youtube feeds:
Almost immediately, one of the usual suspects chimed in with their plans to (ab)use this:
While this doesn’t really appear to be a change in youtube beyond its sudden prominent placement, what’s important to [...]
Update: The ‘SavePoint’ panel has been reinstated, according to Kotaku and that a all-day summit on Online Harassment will be a part of SXSW. It will include many speakers like the panelists and moderator of the ‘SavePoint’ panel and members of the ‘LevelUp’ panel but they have said that they are not confirmed as participating in the all-day summit. Randi Harper has mentioned via Twitter that having the ‘SavePoint’ panel as part of the [...]
YouTube has announced their new service entitled “YouTube Red” that creates a way for users to pay $9.99 a month ($12.99 for iOS users) for ad-free content as well as premium content available only for paying users. which rolls out in the United States on Wednesday, October 28th and globally later. In addition to ad-free viewing, YouTube Red membership also allows users the ability to view videos offline or set them for “background viewing.” The business model [...]
YouTube, The Internets #1 video upload/sharing site, has unveiled a paid subscription service called YouTube Red.
This new subscription service would grant subscriber’s access to YouTube videos ad-free, access to ‘YouTube Originals’ which is programming content that is only available to YouTube Red subscribers. They well also have the ability to download videos for offline viewing, access to Google Play Music and the ability to run videos in the background on mobile. YouTube Red [...]