Libby Brittain's Top Stories

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  1. Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site
    When hacker group Impact Team released the Ashley Madison data, they asserted that “thousands” of the women’s profiles were fake. Later, this number got blown up in news stories that asserted “90-95%” of them were fake, though nobody put forth any...
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  2. After Shooting, Alleged Gunman Details Grievances in ‘Suicide Notes’
    A man claiming to be Bryce Williams called ABC News over the last few weeks, saying he wanted to pitch a story and wanted to fax information. He never told ABC News what the story was. This morning, a fax was in the machine (time stamped 8:26 a.m.)...
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  3. I Had a Baby and Cancer When I Worked at Amazon. This Is My Story
    I Had a Baby and Cancer When I Worked at Amazon. This Is My Story Last Saturday, I read the 6,000-word New York Times piece, “Inside Amazon,” in the car on my way to the beach. I sat quietly in the front seat, glued to my phone while my husband...
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  4. Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette
    ‘Always on’ mobile connectivity poses new challenges for users about when to be present with those nearby or engaged with others on their screens Cellphones and smartphones have become a mainstay in the lives of many Americans, and this has...
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  5. Changes at StumbleUpon
    Changes at StumbleUpon Back in 2001, I co-founded StumbleUpon while in grad school. It was a product I was very excited about, and one that helped people find content they otherwise wouldn’t have thought to search for. SU became very popular over the...
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