Respecting Users’ Motion Preferences — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ The prefers-reduced-motion media query has excellent support in all modern browsers going back a couple of years. In this article, Michelle Barker explains why there’s no reason not to use it today to make your sites more accessible. When working with motion on the web, it’s important to consider that not everyone experiences […]

Facebook’s Name Change Won’t Fix Anything

When Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, in 2004, it was a mere directory of students at Harvard: The Face Book. Two decades, 90 acquisitions, and billions of dollars later, Facebook has become a household name. Now it wants a new one. Zuckerberg is expected to announce a new name for the company next week at Facebook […]

Microplastics May Be Cooling—and Heating—Earth’s Climate

Like the ash spewed from a supervolcano, microplastics have infested the atmosphere and encircled the globe. These are bits of plastic less than 5 millimeters long, and they come in two main varieties. Fragments spawn from disintegrating bags and bottles (babies drink millions of tiny particles a day in their formula), and microfibers tear loose […]

How Hackers Hijacked Thousands of High-Profile YouTube Accounts

Since at least 2019, hackers have been hijacking high-profile YouTube channels. Sometimes they broadcast cryptocurrency scams, sometimes they simply auction off access to the account. Now, Google has detailed the technique that hackers-for-hire used to compromise thousands of YouTube creators in just the past couple of years. Cryptocurrency scams and account takeovers themselves aren’t a […]