technology

After a career in publishing, I switched to tech. Here’s why I took the risk — and what I wish I’d known all along.

‘What I remember most is the vulnerability I felt at the time: fear that I wouldn’t be technical enough, that I wouldn’t be seen as technical enough’

Facebook has a new dating service, but many are skeptical of the company’s ability to protect users’ secrets

The social media giant has a spotty record with privacy, advertising and disinformation

‘Just Google it’: Millennial parents have access to endless information. Does it help or hurt?

Apps and websites are common go-tos among this generation of parents

15 podcasts worth a listen

From stories about science to money to, yes, true crime, here are recommendations from Lily staffers and our colleagues

Emoji are finally becoming more diverse. Here’s why.

Same-sex and interracial couples, wheelchairs and a controversial plate of falafel are just some of the emoji iPhone and Android users can expect to see later this year

She was a popular teen on Instagram. Gruesome photos of her dead body have spread across the Web.

Prosecutors charged Brandon Clark on Monday night with second-degree murder in Bianca Devins’s death

Pregnancy monitoring technology contributes to the war on women. Here’s how.

It places intensive pressure on individual women to single-handedly ensure fetal and child health

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to commit suicide. Now she’s asking the Supreme Court to call it free speech.

The petition argues she should be shielded from criminal responsibility because her involvement was limited to ‘words alone’

DHS is investigating a Facebook group where border agents allegedly joked about migrants dying

An investigative report by ProPublica uncovered the private Facebook group, which was rife with racism and sexism

This app had the ability to digitally ‘undress’ women. After backlash, its creator has pulled the plug.

Artificial intelligence creating ‘deepfake’ images has been harnessed to make a torrent of fake porn