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How to delete your Tinder account

Well, the time has come to delete your Tinder account. Maybe you're a lucky user who's found your person! Or maybe you're just sick of the fire emblem staring back...

How the COVID pandemic redefined ambition

Somewhere along the way my goals shrank. During the destabilizing and most isolating months of the pandemic, my desires shifted entirely. Professional ambitions, for instance — sweeping, difficult, long-term...

Hinge, Tinder, OkCupid encourage UK daters to show COVID-19 vaccination status

Dating apps in the UK have teamed up with Downing Street to let users display their COVID-19 vaccination status in profiles.  Hinge, Tinder, and OkCupid have...

A Texas bakery sparked backlash for making Pride cookies, so the internet showed up...

A local bakery in Texas is receiving an outpouring of support after a customer canceled a large order because the bakery wished the LGBTQ community a happy Pride month. 

The best apps for dog lovers and pup parents

Whether you're human or canine or something in between, there’s definitely an app for you. But while apps are often designed to capture your attention and sell you something,...

Long live photo dumps

Every so often your camera roll needs to take a dump. That sounds gross, I know. But it's actually quite beautiful.  When I was bored out...

How ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation became prime fodder for the early internet

In Tales of the Early Internet, TechSkylight explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.*** From its earliest days, the...

This company wants to make sex toys more accessible for people with disabilities

Sextech is bringing a much-needed cultural shift in how we view, talk about, and sell sex. Ushered in by a wave of women-led startups combining sex and technology to disrupt historically...

Nearly half of Americans don’t know what ‘fetishization’ is, according to Bumble

New research from dating app Bumble shows the disturbing reality of fetishization in the United States: 45 percent of survey respondents don't have a clear understanding of what the...

MSCHF’s ‘Chair Simulator’ is Steam’s hottest game

Do you know what we haven't done enough of in the past year or so? Sit. Just take a load off and let our ass imprint grooves on a...

Tinder releases ‘Are You Sure?’ feature to stop harmful messages before they happen

Over the past few years, Tinder has stepped up its safety features — with good reason. The app, like many others, has been a tool used by criminals and abusers since...

Ebay’s new adult item ban makes absolutely zero sense

Long story short: eBay recently announced a new policy restricting the sale of "Adult items" on its online marketplace.  This policy, which was announced via email to...

TikTok has turned against resin artists in the name of sustainability

In Techskylight’s series Wasted, we dig into the myriad ways we’re trashing our planet. Because it’s time to sober up. TikTok is turning...

Mark Zuckerberg has a goat named Bitcoin and we’re a little worried about it

Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of his two, frankly adorable, goats noting their names are Max and Bitcoin. And to that I say: Please don't eat...

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As Amazon union vote starts, AFL-CIO’s tech think tank considers future...

Amazon revealed on its latest earnings call that it controls the fates of 1.3 million employees, not counting temporary workers.  On...

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