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Gawker to Become Politics Site in Broad Restructuring

Following a 2015 filled with upheaval, Gawker will look starkly different as it heads into 2016.Gawker.com, which has focused primarily on the media world, will shift to covering politics, specifically the 2016 presidential campaign, under the direction of the website's new editor in chief Alex Pareene.

Hackers Are Tweaking Tinder To Up Their Date Chances

Savvy techies are finding a way to cheat Tinder to up their chances at finding true love. 

Fab Pushes Back Hard Against Reports That It’s Closing Shop

Despite a report from Valleywag that Fab is expected to close its doors by the end of the year, the e-commerce company is fiercely denying that it is in any financial trouble.

AOL Benefits Back After ‘Distressed Baby’ Outrage

AOL has restored benefits that CEO Tim Armstrong initially said were cut in part because of the expense of “distressed babies” born to workers’ families. Still, the outrage over his remarks last week appears still high, and one of the mothers of those babies wrote an emotional column yesterday.

Snapchat: Sorry for All the Spam

The more the Internet changes—with services like Snapchat—the more it stays the same, with nuisances like spam.

Before Twitter, Jack Dorsey Wasn’t So Big on Capitalism

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder, is about to make a fortune, but there was a time he wanted nothing to do with the almighty dollar.

Business Insider Chief Technology Officer Ousted Over Crude Tweets

Take this as a reminder to think before you tweet.