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Rural Nevada not equipped for big 'storm Area 51' turnout

LAS VEGAS (AP) — At first, the co-owner of the quirky alien-themed motel down a Nevada highway from the mysterious Area 51 site didn't take a posting for a prank Facebook event too seriously. Then, her phone started ringing. "It doesn't stop, our phone won't stop ringing," Connie West, of the...
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No more babies: April the Giraffe is going on birth control

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and births. Jordan Patch of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, says Thursday that 17-year-old April will start contraceptives on Friday and...
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New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction for its data center — a move the social media giant says it was not expecting. The Public Regulation Commission's on...
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MTV's 'Real World' Is Coming To Facebook

What happens on Facebook, when people stop being polite and start getting real
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Facebook Is Launching a Dating App!

“This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships — not just for hookups,” Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg joked during the announcement.
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Instagram Is Making Changes to How It Shows You Posts from Your Friends

You complained, and Instagram listened. The popular social media app says it will make changes to its algorithm-based feed. Yes, your photo feed is about to return to more of a chronological feed, instead of that algorithm-feed, which never seemed to show you the photos you wanted to see. The...
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Instagram Might Bring The Chronological Feed Back

Don’t you dare get our hopes up, Instagram! Word on the street is Instagram is considering reverting back to showing posts in your feed in chronological order. The app, owned by Facebook, switched over to an algorithm-based feed in 2016. That feed shows you posts that the algorithm has decided to...
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