It’s Not Their Pop Idol, but a Bot. Fans Cheer Anyway.

Chatbots on Facebook Messenger are changing how the music industry connects with listeners, who say they’re happy to hear even from automated versions of their favorite stars.

Still Processing: ‘Big Social’ and Facebook’s Moral Core

Mike Isaac, a New York Times technology reporter, joins to talk about Facebook’s decision to comply with Chinese censorship regulations.

‘Grateful Doe’ Is Identified 20 Years After Road Trip Death

With online detective work, a Grateful Dead fan who died in a car crash between shows in 1995 was identified as Jason Callahan, 19, of South Carolina.


Using Social Media to Bring Korean Pop Music to the West

YouTube, Facebook and Twitter have made it easier for South Korean pop music bands to reach audiences in the West, and fans are using the same social networks to proclaim their devotion.