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Internet battle rages over Aperol Spritz

Every six months or so, the internet bands together to fight over an incredibly arbitrary topic as a form of escapism in order to ease the pain of existing. It's fun!

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director hears uproar, will fix character's teeth

When the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' trailer came out earlier this week, it immediately set off an internet-wide case of odontophobia. While no re-imagining of a beloved childhood character will ever be without critics, CGI Sonic's human-like teeth and general un-Sonic-like proportions really freaked people out.

Pelosi suggests tech companies need more regulation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is signaling support for changing a provision in the law that says internet companies aren't considered publishers of anything that's posted on their platforms, and thus aren't held responsible.

House votes to restore net neutrality rules

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to restore net neutrality protections that were repealed by President Donald Trump's Federal Communications Commission in a controversial move more than a year ago.

How parents are talking to kids about violent content online

When live-streamed video of the New Zealand mosque massacre surfaced on social media sites last week, Joey Fortman, the founder of lifestyle site RealityMoms, sat down with her husband to discuss how to talk about the topic with their two sons, ages 6 and 10.

YouTube takes action as advertisers hit pause over pedophile concerns

YouTube said on Thursday it has taken aggressive action after a video creator accused the platform of aiding pedophiles in finding clips of young girls. The statement comes as major companies, including AT&T, Nestle and Epic Games, announced they are pausing advertising on YouTube over the concerns.

Netflix responds to "Bird Box Challenge"

Remember internet challenges like those involving Tide Pods or that Drake song? Well there’s a new one on the scene – and we’re only two days into the new year.