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David Griner

10 Digital Innovators Who Are Defining Creativity in a Tech-Fueled World

Inventing the future of science, software and storytelling

The only thing more impressive than the seemingly limitless world we live in now is what's just around the corner. Innovation is exploding across every industry, and ideas that once…

Reddit Considers Banning 'Anything That Harasses, Bullies or Abuses an Individual or Group'

Site may also exile racist forums behind opt-in wall

This afternoon, Reddit's recently re-appointed CEO, Steve Huffman, asked the site's massive readership to weigh in on new policies regarding the site's content. In a lengthy announcement post inviting users to ask…

How One Facebook Designer Made the Site's Icons Subtly More Empowering to Women

No longer in 'the shadow of the man'

Symbols matter. That simple premise is what drove Facebook product design manager Caitlin Winner to tweak how the site's icons reflect women. A few things bothered Winner about Facebook's longstanding "glyph"…

Here's the Full Text of Monica Lewinsky's Powerful Anti-Shaming Speech in Cannes

A call for compassion amid a 'culture of humiliation'

CANNES, France—Whether they know it or not, advertisers are fueling a "blood sport" of public shaming both online and off, Monica Lewinsky told a packed crowd at the ad industry's…

Facebook Finally Adds Animated GIFs to the News Feed ... but Not for Brand Pages

For marketers, network says it's 'exploring ways to enable this'

For those who love looping animated nonsense, today is a magical day on Facebook. Unless you're also a marketer. Animated GIFs, long a staple of Tumblr, Reddit and Web forums, have…

Meet the Man Whose Browser Tool Turns All Mentions of 'Millennials' Into 'Snake People'

Eric Bailey's 'dumb joke' strikes a chord

Ever get the sense that millennials are treated in the press like some sort of inscrutable alien race? Well now there's the perfect Chrome extension for you. Eric Bailey The "Millennials to…

Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion in Massive Content Acquisition

Wireless carrier will gain HuffPo, ad network and growing video empire

Six years after spinning off from Time Warner, an independent and resurgent AOL announced today it will be acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion. The acquisition is a huge content and…

Facebook's Donate Button Has Raised $10 Million for Nepal in 2 Days

Network will add $2 million to user contributions

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook users were quick to answer the call for donations to aid earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal. More than $10 million was contributed via the social network's…

Facebook Adds Donate Button Atop News Feeds to Aid Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal

Network will match $2 million in contributions for mobile medical units

A prominent piece of Facebook real estate is dedicated today to helping hundreds of thousands who've been displaced, wounded or otherwise affected by Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Users will find a "Donate…

Speed Up Your Love Connection With 'Uber for Tinder,' an April Fools' Gag That Could Actually Exist

The best April Fools' Day gag products are the ones that leave you wondering why it's not already a real thing. That's definitely the case with Tinder for Uber (and its…

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