Scary Tech: Unfriended Is Just the Latest Film to Mix Terror with Technology

Unfriended puts a social-media twist on the standard horror movie setup, “Hey, what if a ______ was haunted?”

In this case, it’s a sinister Facebook account and a Skype conference call that’s more evil than any you’ve had to sit through for work. Laugh if you want, but it’s surprising that it has taken this long for a horror film to take on social media and the teens who use it the way Unfriended does.

The Creepy Girl from The Ring Is Grown Up and Gorgeous

The long-haired, VHS-loving, well-dwelling child ghoul who is responsible for most of my middle school nightmares doesn’t look so scary anymore.

Daveigh Chase, the actress who played the demonic Samara in The Ring, is getting buzz these days for her radically different look. Twelve at the time of the horror movie’s release, Chase is now 24 years old, with blond hair, chic style and a more welcoming demeanor overall.

Surprise! The Spookiest Pranks to Hit the Internet

The bewitching hour must be upon us! With October in full swing and Halloween fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to embrace the spooky spirit of the season, and a marketing company behind the upcoming remake of Carrie did just that. Building a fake wall and employing a stuntman, viral video makers Thinkmodo treated customers at an N.Y.C. coffee shop to a shocking display of one woman’s telekinesis. While the stunt was definitely startling, it’s not the first to have us shaking (sometimes from laughter) in our boots.