The best Black Friday deals you can already get at Target

/ Target is kicking off its Black Friday discounts with deals on tech from Apple, Amazon, Google, and more. Right now, you can save on the Apple Watch Series 7 and other cool tech as part of Target’s ongoing Black Friday sale.Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The holiday shopping season has begun and […]

Instagram fixes outage that told millions their accounts were suspended

/ Instagram users either couldn’t log in or were noticing follower counts suddenly dropping as their followers’ accounts appeared to be suspended. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An Instagram outage that started Monday morning has been resolved, Instagram confirmed on its Twitter account. During the outage, Instagram locked users out and told many […]

Elon Musk is the CEO of Twitter

/ The ‘Chief Twit’ is also the chief executive officer. Meanwhile, former CEO Jack Dorsey remains a part owner, as well as the Saudi Arabian government and Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Even though Musk tweeted on Sunday morning that he has “no idea” who the CEO […]

Overwatch 2 is putting Mei… *on ice*

/ Mei is being temporarily disabled to address a glitch with her Ice Wall ability The scariest thing in Overwatch 2 right now isn’t the Junkenstein’s Revenge: Wrath of the Bride event but a bugged Mei. Players, take heed and take heart: the demon of quick play, the terror lurking the ladder, the creature of […]

Twitter verification is the line between order and chaos

/ Musk wants more humans to trust Twitter, and paid verification could do exactly the opposite Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Elon Musk wants Twitter to make money, and apparently, the first place he’s looking is its power users. Over the weekend, we learned that Musk plans to charge $20 per month for […]

The Meta Quest 2’s passthrough button melts away, just like reality

/ This invisible button to turn on passthrough mode is only there when you need it, not when you don’t Double-tapping the side of the Quest 2 triggers passthrough mode, letting you see what’s happening around you.GIF by Owen Grove / The Verge Virtual reality is for checking out. The wider the field of vision […]

Netflix is acquiring cozy game developer Spry Fox

/ Netflix is making another investment in gaming with the acquisition of Spry Fox, known for games like Cozy Grove and Alphabear A screenshot from Cozy Grove.Image: Spry Fox Netflix is acquiring Spry Fox, the indie developer of “cozy” games like Cozy Grove and Alphabear, Netflix announced on Monday. The acquisition means that Spry Fox […]

Elon Musk might resurrect Vine

/ Engineers have been tasked with seeing how much work it’d be to bring the six-second video service back Do it for the Vine.Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Elon Musk is looking into the Twitter archives for ways to improve his newly acquired social network. His team has told engineers at […]

Tenoch Huerta hopes Wakanda Forever helps Latin Americans embrace their roots

/ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Huerta sees the MCU’s Namor as a powerful celebration of Latin America’s Indigenous and African heritage Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.Image: Marvel Studios The way Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Talocan bears little resemblance to the Atlantis of Marvel’s comic books is one of the most intriguing […]