To fix the problem of deepfakes we must treat the cause, not the symptoms | Matt Beard

Once technology is released, its like herding cats. Why do we continue to let the tech sector manage its own mess? We havent yet seen a clear frontrunner emerge as the Democratic candidate for the 2020 US election. But Ive been interested in another race the race to see which buzzword is going to be […]

Woman Continues To Hilariously Recreate Celebrity Instagram Pics, And The Result Is Better Than The Original

If you aren’t new to Bored Panda, you probably remember Celeste Barber – an Insta-famous comedian from Australia who gained her enormous following by hilariously recreating celebrity photos. We already wrote about her a few times (here, here) but Celeste is a gift that keeps on giving and it’s time for more entertaining pics of […]

I sent a compromising message to the wrong person. How will I ever recover?

The realisation you misdirected a sensitive message is among the worst feelings technology can induce. Have faith one day it will be a great anecdote I accidentally sent a compromising message to the worst person possible!!! HELP ME. Everyone has made this mistake even the Greatest of All Time. Serena Williams pregnancy announcement on Snapchat […]

NSPCC records 88% rise in children seeking help for online abuse

Report shows that number of children who contacted ChildLine increased by more than 2,000 over five-year period The number of children and young people tormented by online trolls has increased by 88% in five years, according to a report by a leading childrens charity. The almost a quarter of a million children and young people […]

Olympics ban on gifs and Vines disappoints social media sports fans

The International Olympic Committee rule for news media prohibits short videos as part of regulations that restrict how Rio Games are represented Fans of gifs, Vines and the Olympics suffered a devastating blow on Thursday, as news surfaced that the International Olympic Committee has banned news organizations from creating the short, highly shareable clips during […]