As The WannaCry Attack Takes Over Computers Worldwide, The Jokes Have Begun On Twitter

As The WannaCry Attack Takes Over Computers Worldwide, The Jokes Have Begun On Twitter

The WannaCry ransomware is now present in 150 countries around the globe, and has taken down hundreds of thousands of computers. Renault has had to shut down some of its factories in France, and patients in the UK have seen their doctors appointments cancelled and operations rescheduled. In India, the West Bengal power utility had its computers compromised, and the government has called the situation “critical.” All this hasn’t stopped Twitter from coming up with…

Twitter Explodes With Memes After Liqour Baron Vijay Mallya Arrested In London

Twitter Explodes With Memes After Liqour Baron Vijay Mallya Arrested In London

Vijay Mallya was arrested in London by Scotland Yard, and produced at a magistrate court. Mallya had no inkling that his arrest was imminent – hours before he was picked, Mallya was happily tweeting about the Bahrain Grand Prix. But Twitter was quick to react to his arrest. Many people joked that given his team RCB’s performance, he really wouldn’t want to be back. Virat Kohli's reaction after he heard about Vijay Mallya's arrest in…

While Some People Were Busy Giving One-Star Ratings To Snapchat, Twitter Couldn’t Stop Coming Up With These Memes

While Some People Were Busy Giving One-Star Ratings To Snapchat, Twitter Couldn’t Stop Coming Up With These Memes

It’s not been the best couple of days to be an Indian online. First, Uber Bangalore General Manager Christian Freese said that Indians were “rather locked up at home” before Uber came into the country, and couldn’t go out much on weekends. Then a report claimed that Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel had once said that he didn’t want to expand into India because it was too poor, and his app was only meant for rich people….

United Airlines Gets Hilariously Trolled By Rival Airlines After It Beats Up Passenger

United Airlines Gets Hilariously Trolled By Rival Airlines After It Beats Up Passenger

American carrier United Airlines is under fire for having forcibly dragged a passenger out of its flight, leaving him bloodied and bruised.  The entire incident was caught on tape, and the airline is being lambasted for its behaviour. The bad PR is hurting – United has lost over a billion dollars in market cap since the video went viral. And in its moment of shame, it’s the competing airlines that have also found the perfect opportunity…

Twitter Explodes With Memes After Cafe Coffee Day Employee Slaps Customer Who’d Found A Cockroach

Twitter Explodes With Memes After Cafe Coffee Day Employee Slaps Customer Who’d Found A Cockroach

You’d think that having cockroaches found in the fridge might be a worst-case scenario for a food outlet, but that’s only until your employee ends up slapping the customer who reports it. Cafe Coffee Day happened to be in this unfortunate position yesterday. Its ordeal was made worse by the fact that the entire incident was captured on video, which promptly went viral. And while the charges are still unproven – lawyers from both sides are…

This Girl Has Been Making Money Off A Simple Yet Hilarious Scam On Tinder

This Girl Has Been Making Money Off A Simple Yet Hilarious Scam On Tinder

  If you thought that the worst thing you could get off Tinder is an STD and some lower self esteem, think again. Maggie Archer, a student of Western State University, has discovered a way to make money off lovelorn singles on Tinder. Unlike perpetrators of other scams, she doesn’t assume a fake identity. She doesn’t concoct a fake story with inheritances and bank accounts. She doesn’t even have a sob story. She, quite simply, asks…

5 Ridiculous Thoughts That Cross Your Mind When Your Boss Asks to Speak to You

5 Ridiculous Thoughts That Cross Your Mind When Your Boss Asks to Speak to You

  ‘We need to talk’ is one of the most dreaded sentences in the world. Whether it is coming from your long term significant other or your intimidating manager, whenever someone utters those words, we simply assume the worst. Are they breaking up with me? Are they going to kick me out? Did they somehow find out about what I did last summer? Am I going to get fired? Are they dying? Am I dying???…

Microsoft’s Just Released A Chatbot Called Zo, And People Can’t Enough Of Her Sassy Responses

Microsoft’s Just Released A Chatbot Called Zo, And People Can’t Enough Of Her Sassy Responses

You know things there’s progress being made in the AI world when your chatbots start responding with snark. Microsoft’s just released their latest chatbot, Zo. Zo was launched last December on Kik, and has now made her way on to Facebook Messenger.“She learns from human interactions to respond emotionally and intelligently, providing a unique viewpoint, along with manners and emotional expressions,” says Microsoft. And thanks to be being build using “the vast social content of the internet”, Zo…

Amazon Web Services Went Down Last Night, And Programmers Everywhere Lost Their Minds

Amazon Web Services Went Down Last Night, And Programmers Everywhere Lost Their Minds

It was the internetocalyse – popular sites like Trello, Quora, Gizmodo, and countless others went down last night. The culprit? Amazon Web Services. Amazon has become the market leader in providing cloud services, and currently has over 30% of marketshare. This dominance also means that when something goes wrong with Amazon, it causes ripple effects across the internet. As Amazon engineers struggled to bring up millions of affected sites, the memes started flowing in thick and…

Whatsapp Has Added A New Status Feature, And The Memes Are Coming Thick And Fast

Whatsapp Has Added A New Status Feature, And The Memes Are Coming Thick And Fast

Whatsapp today released its much-awaited status feature, through which users can now graduate from drab text statuses to statuses that use images, video and gifs. With this update, Whatsapp is starting a look a lot like Snapchat, with its full-screen pictures and its the ability to embellish them with text and emoticons. However, not everyone is pleased. People in particular are concerned that there might just be too many storytelling apps out there. Next time a kid…

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