He tweeted at us—as well as around 100 other seemingly random accounts—asking for help, so we had a chat to see what we could do.
One person's prank is another person's trauma.
Last night the question of what color a dress was set the internet on fire, and by this morning plenty of people were feeling like it should be burned to the ground.
Basically, I am obsessed with Lou Bega and death. But in a way, aren't we all?
When I was sentenced to a decade behind bars, I knew that the earliest I would be online again was in 123 months. A lot can change in that time.
Canberra responded to a damning report from the Australian Human Rights Commission by attacking the Commission's president and avoiding the issue altogether.
They're mad at Tony Abbott for suggesting Indonesia repay $1 billion in Tsunami aid by staying the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
How did it take so long for this to exist?
The comedian and Parks and Recreation executive died in his home on Thursday, and the comedy world is still reeling from the sudden loss.
It's not easy keeping up with social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter from inside the prison-industrial complex, but convicts find a way.
The men who stage rescues—police, pastors, television personalities—are engaged in something not unlike the men who pay for sex: a fantasy, starring them.
They say that a good way to get over panic attacks is to "welcome the panic." In an effort to do this, I decided to write down every anxious sensation I experienced for a week.
Heart disease is the newest ailment your phone can theoretically warn you about. But all these future tech promises may not be as life-changing as we think.
The people of Japan have declared meme warfare on Jihadi John.
When he stopped talking to her, the cyber charlatan told him—via other fake accounts of her "friends"—that she'd intentionally overdosed on heroin.
They keep talking to men, and I keep meeting these men, and they're always angry, and it really has to stop.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face, then someone making a Vine of that and sharing it—forever.
We asked the two documentary makers—who've been friends for nearly 20 years—to have a chat, and then to share that chat with us.
If you're between 18 to 30 and like a few music-related Facebook pages, you may have seen an ad saying "Busted with possession or supply of drugs at Field Day? Call Sydney's best drug lawyers!"
On the latest episode of the ENTITLEMENT Podcast, we chatted with comedian Matt Ingebretson about YikYak, Tumblr, and feeling uncomfortable on social media.
The internet is home to hundreds of talented women who dedicate their time to creating the Sherlock actor's likeness. We talked to some of them about how the idea of "fandom" can devalue their art.
The Saudi government has resorted to employing so-called "White Hat" hackers to try to wipe their internet landscape of porn, social media sites, and anything else they deem inappropriate.
The gunman who seized a cafe in downtown Sydney has reportedly been killed by police, but not before two hostages were killed (and four wounded). Here's how it played out online.
So Sad Today is a never-ending existential crisis played out on Twitter in 140 characters or less. Its anonymous author has finally decided it's time to project her anxieties on a larger screen, starting with today's column on how to never be enough.