These are the tech stories that shaped 2016

August 22, 2017

Image: Brittany Herbert/Mashable Technology doesn’t just change the world it runs it. In 2016, the algorithms, networks and slabs of glass and metal that make up today’s digital tools had a direct impact on our lives in some very unexpected ways. From Facebook’s fake news problem to the Galaxy Note7 literally exploding, that impact wasn’t always for the good, but there were also signs of hope thanks to the promise…