How To Find The Best Deals For 2019 Uns Prime Day is upon us! In what is quickly becoming known as the “Black Friday of the Summer,” Amazon’s Prime Day is so huge that it causes a ripple effect across the entire retail space. Best Buy, Target, Walmart, eBay — each is going to try…
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Facebook Is Making Its Own Cryptocurrency. Here’s What That Means. UPROXX When Facebook first went live in 2004, it was a social networking site for college students to find and connect with one another. Now, over 15 years later, it’s a news agency, an instant messaging service, and an advertising giant. We use it to…
A Game Developer Talks About Representation In The Industry Souha Al-Samkari In middle school, Souha Al-Samkari really wanted her own video game console. Up until that point, she’d basically done the beg, borrow, steal thing to get time at friends’ houses or posted up at demos in stores. So when lobbying and begging didn’t work…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Quit Using Facebook Getty Image Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem undefeated when it comes to laying waste to trolls on Twitter. However, that doesn’t mean she’s necessarily a fan of social media platforms. In a new interview with the the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” this week, the freshman congresswoman said that she’s…
The Future Of Travel Blends Going ‘Hyper Local’ With Global Access UPROXX / Unsplash Not long ago, mainstream travel meant finding a place that was relatively convenient — resorts that had been vetted by travel agencies, easily navigable cities with strong tourist infrastructures, and destinations that were either a direct flight or, at most, a…
Flight 302 Seems To Have Crashed For The Very Reason Experts Theorized GETTY / UPROXX When Ethiopian flight 302 crashed en route to Nairobi on Sunday, there was immediate speculation that the cause of the wreck had to do with the communication between the plane’s on-board Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) and the Angle of…
This ‘Young Blood Transfusion’ Brand Sounds Like The Pharma Fyre Fest Uproxx / Getty The pharma world might finally have its Fyre Fest — a mysterious company run purely on hype which seems (to even the most casual observer) to be something of a scam. The story starts with Jesse Karmazin, a man who, like…
People Are Using The Ten-Year Challenge To Talk About Climate Change UPROXX / Pixabay A lot can change in 10 years. So when the #HowHardDidAgingHitYou meme (aka the Ten-Year Challenge) started circulating on social media, people took the opportunity to brag about their glow-ups or how good they still look or, hell, lament their lost…
Instagram Experimented With A Swipe Feed And Users Were Not Happy Getty Image Instagram users were taken by surprise on Thursday when a new update spiraled their feeds into chaos by completely changing the way people engage with the app. Instead of a vertical scroll, the social media platform briefly changed to a horizontal feed…
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