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Buffalo shooting suspect reportedly shared plans on Discord

The suspect in the Buffalo shooting reportedly used a private Discord server to write and then share plans of the white supremacist attack that left...

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Apple is making it easier to distribute subscription podcasts

Creators on podcast distribution platforms like Acast and Libsyn will soon be able to automatically upload their premium shows onto the Apple...

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Jeff Bezos is not a poster

Jeff Bezos seems to lack a basic understanding of how Twitter works. He’s tweeting about PowerPoint on a platform where there is no incentive to be...

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The iPod is dead, but the podcast lives on

Apple may have at long last discontinued the iPod, but the "pod" lives on. The iPod played a crucial role in the development of digital...

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Anonymous bulletin board app Yik Yak is revealing its users’ exact locations

Yik Yak is an app popular on college campuses that was relaunched last year. A researcher discovered he could access users’ precise locations and...

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Watch the first trailer for Zenless Zone Zero from the creators of Genshin Impact

Mihoyo, the studio behind the hit Genshin Impact, has revealed its next game, an action title called Zenless Zone Zero, which will come to both iOS...

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OpenSea is adding NFT copy detection and verification features

OpenSea is introducing a new system to detect copycat NFTs and is overhauling its verification process. The updates are an attempt to cut down on...

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YouTube TV launches new Spanish-language plans

YouTube TV is launching two new Spanish-language options: a standalone Spanish Plan without English channels for $34.99 / month and a Spanish Plus...

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YouTube’s memberships gifting feature launches Wednesday, but in beta to start

YouTube is launching gifted memberships in beta, and they’ll be available for select channels beginning Wednesday. Memberships are YouTube’s take...

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Ploopy and the promise of an open-source trackball

The Vergecast is doing a special miniseries this May focused on creators creating really cool hardware and building communities around it. This week...

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Podcasting will be a $4 billion industry by 2024

It’s the boom times for audio. A new IAB report projects that the industry will generate $2 billion in revenue this year and $4 billion by 2024....

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Microsoft’s Adaptive Accessories are designed to be customizable inputs

Microsoft has introduced a lineup of accessories that are made to be customized to fit the needs of people with disabilities who have difficulties...

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Instagram will begin testing NFTs this week

Instagram will begin testing NFTs this week with a small group of US creators. NFTs will display as "digital collectibles" on the app, and...

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Go read this report about long hours and stressful work conditions at TikTok

A report from The Wall Street Journal details the experience of employees working for TikTok’s US-based operations. Some employees report an...

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Twitter is working on new features, including mixed-media tweets, report shows

A 9to5Google report spotted mixed-media tweets, a pronoun field, and award features that could be coming to Twitter. Users currently aren’t able to...

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TikTok will start to share ad revenue with creators

TikTok Pulse is a new ad program that will include revenue share payouts to participating creators with at least 100,000 followers. TikTok is opening...

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SoundCloud buys AI that claims to predict hit songs

The acquisition of Musiio, announced Tuesday, is meant to help SoundCloud sort through its immense library of amateur music and will "become...

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Simone Giertz’s online store sells cool inventions ‘you didn’t know you didn’t want’

Inventor and YouTuber Simone Giertz has a website selling some of her inventions. The four items range from $38 to $365 and include Giertz’s...

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Now YouTube Live Redirects can act like Twitch raids but with safer default settings

YouTube has stolen a feature from Twitch, now that Live Redirects can point a livestream’s viewers to an entirely different channel. A difference...

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Instagram is testing a TikTok-like full-screen feed

Instagram is testing a full-screen home feed, according to TechCrunch. The test is meant to "bring video more front and center" and is the...

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How the mechanical keyboard went mainstream again

The mechanical keyboard has gone from an oddity to a must have in just a few years. In this episode of the Vergecast we explore that time through the...

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Anchor made Spotify the creator platform it is today

Anchor co-founder Michael Mignano will depart Spotify this summer, the company confirmed. He had an undeniable impact on the creator platform it’s...

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Anchor co-founder Michael Mignano to leave Spotify

Mignano became Spotify’s podcast tech czar in 2019 when the streamer bought Anchor for $150 million. Spotify confirmed Mignano will leave the...

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Streamers say reported cuts to Twitch pay-outs won’t go down well

Twitch is reportedly considering plans to boost profits by cutting payments to partners. Top streamers say these plans would make life difficult for...

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Leftist gimmick accounts want their tweets to influence politics, too

Libs of TikTok is just one example of an anonymous account on Twitter posting crowdsourced political content. Left-wing accounts, like Accidentally...

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YouTube is testing ads on its short-form answer to TikTok, Shorts

YouTube is starting to experiment with app-install ads and other promotions on its short-form video feature, Shorts. A lack of monetization for the...

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Google parent Alphabet’s Q1 profits dropped by more than $1 billion compared to 2021

Alphabet’s just-released Q1 2022 earnings show Google is still raking in a ton of cash, with $68 billion in revenue for three months. However,...

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How to get into the Overwatch 2 beta

As the invites to the Overwatch 2 closed beta slowly roll out, Blizzard and Twitch have partnered up to grant beta access to players who watch at...

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