It’s officially spring! It’d be great if my depressional were only seasonal but regardless, always love more daylight hours.
''This cop is being sued for streaming a traffic stop on TikTok''- I. Would. Be. FURIOUS.
''29-year-old woman who posed as teen student wanted to relive HS experience: lawyer''- This feels like the most awful defense ever.
''I Had AI Write My Instagram Captions, And My Friends Did A Wellness Check On Me''- “Seems like AI still has a long way to go before it can capture the essence of human expression in social media!” ← ChatGPT authored that when I asked it to craft a pithy little comment on that headline, the irony.
''People Are 3D Printing Anti-Tank Rocket Launchers Now''- Cool, cool. Sure this’ll end well.
''The FTC finalizes Epic’s $245 million settlement over sketchy Fortnite purchases''- I can hear the sighs of relief from parents across the country.
''Meta Employees Interrogate Mark Zuckerberg in Town Hall Meeting''- His responses definitely aren’t inspiring confidence.
''Animal activists and commercial industry at odds after Nike halts use of kangaroo leather''- I’m sorry, what?
''Popular Finance YouTubers Who Hyped Crypto Company FTX Are Being Sued''- I get that they’re claiming those were just advertisers but they’re not without fault— otherwise
''We Spoke To The NYU Student Who Did Not Have Fun Studying Abroad In Florence And She Doesn't Care That You're Mad''- I mean, that’s fair— because I’m not going to care that she’s mad when she can’t find a job.
''Gym Bros Are Eating Dog Food For Protein And I’m Frightened''- MyFitnessPal doesn’t even have the correct measurements for even human food, of course the numbers for dog food (?!?) are wrong.
''Male Model Says Lovelorn Socialite Hired Detectives to Destroy Him''- This is an absolutely insane read. Highly recommend just for the bizarre story as a whole.
''Rick Ross’ Pet Buffaloes Are Roaming Free and Upsetting His Neighbors''- Celebrities, they’re just like us!
''Amazon sued for not telling New York store customers about tracking biometrics''- Well Amazon Go definitely knows that my body shape tends to stand in front of the ice cream for a weirdly long time due to indecision.
''Gwyneth Paltrow to stand trial in Park City over hit-and-run ski crash lawsuit''- Word has it that Gwen’s recent bizarre podcast interview was planned by her PR team to conveniently distract from this lawsuit-related news.
''Robot lawyer' DoNotPay is being sued by a law firm because it 'does not have a law degree'''- Curious about how this suit turns out.
''A woman spent 6 years working for an MLM and made $1 million. She still warns others against joining and being exploited.''- Adding this book to my Goodreads list immediately.
''Boca Raton Woman Asks City Board to Create ‘Sugar Daddy and Mommy Appreciation Day'''- As this TikTok’er below said, I guess I’d be more of a sugar toddler at this point.
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🔏''BuzzFeed Encourages Reporters to Write More Stories in Attempt to Turn Profit''- Oh yep, sure, quantity over quality is going to work out just great.
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''‘Abuse, Grooming, Drugs, and S3xu@l Coercion’: The Scandal Wrestling Buried''
''A Man Is Accused Of Hiring Someone To Kill His Wife’s Ex-Husband''
''‘I’m not a doctor just FYI’: the influencers paid to hawk drugs on TikTok''
''Meet the Secret Society of People Who Piss in the Sink''- Not necessarily serious but gross, so.
''A Mormon influencer overcame religious guilt after getting pregnant out of wedlock. Now, she's using TikTok to debunk misconceptions about her community.''
''A College Girl Found Deepfake P0rn of Herself Online. Who Did It Shocked Her''
''Insurers slashed Hurricane Ian payouts far below damage estimates, documents and insiders reveal''
''Colorado dentist allegedly poisoned wife’s protein shakes to start life with lover''
“JPMorgan Chase can be sued by Virgin Islands over Jeffrey Epstein s3x-trafficking claims”
''Inside the ‘cult’ that fooled Newark into being sister cities with a fake nation''
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I hadn't seen the news about Epic Games, but I have to say this fits into a narrative by the company. They sued Apple (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_Games_v._Apple) for taking a large cut of in-app purchases (30%). I guess tricking children into micro transactions was the only solution. 🙄