Even if you've never specifically identified your political affiliation on Facebook, the social network can make a pretty good guess about where on the spectrum you land.In 2016, the social network introduced a tool that shows users advertising categories -- political and otherwise -- they might fall into based on pages they've liked and other information they have … [Read more...] about Can Facebook guess your political affiliation? Probably.
The 2018 midterm elections are on their way, making now a great time to become a more active citizen. Whether you want to sign up to vote (or make sure you're still signed up), reach out to elected officials, or just learn more about the issues that affect you and your neighbors, plenty of free iOS apps are ready to help. We've reviewed five of the leading candidates to see … [Read more...] about Best apps for getting politically active (and a few you should avoid)
Pop culture critic Evan Narcisse was recently recruited to write the Rise of the Black Panther comic for Marvel. Narcisse wrote his story without any inside knowledge of the Black Panther movie, the details of which were kept tightly under wraps. When he finally saw the film, he was blown away. “I was surprised at how political the story was,” Narcisse says in … [Read more...] about The Politics of ‘Black Panther’ Are What Make It Great
It’s hard to avoid politics in the modern world. Between the 24-hour news cycle and constant social media updates, people hear about every piece of legislation, every political scandal, every social injustice — and you can be sure that they’re talking about it, too. As a business, commenting on politics can be a tricky and sometimes ill-advised move. When your … [Read more...] about Should businesses comment on politics? Here’s what eight entrepreneurs have to say.
A few hours into Far Cry 5, I had a realization: this game would be a lot better if it didn’t have a story. Ever since its reveal nearly a year ago, Far Cry 5 has invited controversy. Whereas most shooters have players aim their weapons at zombies, demons, or Nazis, Far Cry 5 takes place in Montana, and its enemies are American citizens who bear a strong resemblance to … [Read more...] about Far Cry 5’s half-hearted attempt at politics ruins the fun