Hatfields vs. McCoys. Montagues vs. Capulets. Alexander Hamilton vs. Aaron Burr. Jets vs. Sharks. Apple vs. the FBI. Facebook vs. fake news.
Fact or fiction, feuds make the world go round. They provide us with entertainment, intrigue, and, occasionally, a life lesson. Some make daily headlines—social media tackles fake news stories—while others continue for years without much notice—Google still can’t catch a break with the EU. But no matter which side you’re on (or if you just enjoy a good row), there’s a controversy for everyone.
We’ve rounded up the biggest tech fights of 2016, from house sharing to cyber bullying and politics to artificial intelligence. Check out the slideshow for more on the biggest brawls of the last 12 months. Grab your boxing gloves and let’s get ready to rumble!