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SugarString

The tech press has competition from Verizon Wireless.
Verizon’s wireless subsidiary is bankrolling a tech site called SugarString. It looks kind of like a regular news site at first glance, but scroll to the bottom and you’ll see the words, “Presented by Verizon,” followed by this disclaimer: “These articles were written by authors contracted by Verizon Wireless. The views expressed on SugarString may not necessarily reflect those of Verizon Wireless.”
The site has headlines such as “Why The Future Of Anonymous Browsing Lies In Hardware,” “Drag Queen Lady Bunny Speaks on Controversial Facebook Policy,” and “Just How Terrible Is Hungary’s Proposed Internet Tax?”
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