Monday freakin’ fun day.
Top trending tech news:
📞 Facebook said we allowed it to snoop on our calls (TNW)
🚗 Grab acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia operations (TNW)
📰 Zuck took out newspaper ads to apologize (BBC)
What we’re talking about:
Verge cryptocurrency asked users for $3M to reveal a “potential partnership.” Try using this on your friends next time they bug you about your love life.
Over the weekend, the #MarchforOurLives gun control protest took place across the U.S. Teen Vogue reports the rallies had a Spongebob meme theme:
There’s a SpongeBob theme running through the #marchforourlives.
Madison Kambic, 22, is studying to be a teacher. Her sign is “making fun of the fact that politicians are just saying words and not doing [anything].”
“The kids will get it.” pic.twitter.com/SwiuDQKZoR
— Kayla Epstein 📰 (@KaylaEpstein) March 24, 2018
Apple proposed new accessibility emoji, including guide dogs, prosthetic limbs, and sign language.
Watch this AI try to place blocks in Minecraft:
I didn’t realize there was one. Will do.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 23, 2018
Egypt now has a WhatsApp hotline for reporting fake news.
Tweet of the day:
Having studied my habits and preferences, my daughter hacked my attention this morning for her political agenda pic.twitter.com/GPlS3gSj5S
— Brendan Greeley (@bhgreeley) March 21, 2018
Love you, mean it!