Technology

RCFP Introduces a Wiki for FOIA

Any good reporter knows that Wikipedia is not a reliable source. You can look up basic information, check the references, and confirm the facts for yourself. But you cannot embarrass yourself by telling a colleague that you found something out from Wikipedia. You’re a journalist

Need to Register to Vote? There’s an App for That

Sometimes, getting a friend to do something is as easy as saying “plz.” VotePlz is a new app geared towards helping smooth the process of getting millennials registered to vote, getting them to the voting booths, and having them spread the word to their friends as well.

Apple Wades Into Murky Waters with Native GIF Integration

Arguably the biggest update iPhones received with Apple’s rollout of iOS 10 this month occurred within iMessage. What used to be a simple text messaging app can now send stickers, doodle, and let you search for GIFs. The new features aim to make messaging with friends more

“State-Sponsored” Yahoo Hack Potentially Biggest Data Breach of All Time

On Thursday afternoon, Yahoo Inc. revealed disturbing results of a recent internal investigation. The company confirmed via press release that “certain user account information”, including names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and passwords, were stolen from its network in late 2014. The source, Yahoo believes, is

“The Voice on Snapchat” Disappears Too

Snapchat just wrapped up hosting “The Voice on Snapchat,” a short form video series for NBC’s “The Voice.” This marked a step towards enticing advertisers and publishers to produce more professional content for the popular social networking app. NBC’s “The Voice,” a singing competition with