The indelible pop icon passed away on Thursday at the age of 57.
Piers Morgan declared that Kim Kardashian's topless selfie had killed feminism, which is rich coming from one of social media's biggest tits.
The first ever tweet was a monolith to what we've come from and what we've become. The first ever tweet also sucked.
This morning, Barack Obama begins a historic visit to Cuba, tennis star Novak Djokovic has dismissed equal prize money for female players, Twitter is ten years old, and more.
In 2014, Indiana University received funding to start the Truthy Project, which is dedicated to studying the spread of data and why things like memes go viral. We called the professor in charge of it to discuss dank memes and their effect on the election…
Mar 16, 2016
This morning, Marco Rubio ends his presidential campaign, a manhunt for suspected terrorists involved in a gun battle in Brussels enters a second day, Harrison Ford is mocked for being 'too old' to play Indiana Jones, and more.
Emad El-Sayed, the 24-year-old who's facing deportation after he threatened to kill Donald Trump on Facebook, isn't the first case of social media screwing with immigration status.
When I was diagnosed with testicular cancer, social media became a way to control my own cancer narrative, with honesty and humor.
Is it strange going from tweeting jokes to 30 followers to suddenly having a captive audience of thousands?
Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.
Belgian arms manufacturer FN Herstal produces a variety of firearms for both the military and civilian markets. But one of its models has a distinctly sordid history.
Over a month later, what is the legacy of one social media's defining moments?
Kanye West got into an insane Twitter argument with Wiz Khalifa, but it's all part of West's return to normalcy after years spent in outer space.
Feminists are concerned that a court in Canada has given online harassers too much freedom in attacking women.
The social media service, by encouraging us to constantly seek new followers and encourage fresh favorites, reflects the kind of behavior regularly seen in gamers.
This morning, the Storm Jonas blizzard shuts down federal offices, 40 inmates escape a prison in Brazil, VICE News give you a rundown of the world's 10 most wanted drug lords, and more.
Umm Muthanna al-Britannia has documented her defection to the "Islamic State" on social media. From ISIS controlled territory in Syria, she recently tweeted, "I came here to die. I will not leave till I get what I came here for..."
Don't blame everything on the trolls—it's everyone's fault that the internet is such a mess.
The outage only lasted about 12 hours, but users were outraed and took to social media to demand compensation.
Look, stories like this break a lot, but how is that semi-human monster not the 28th Prime Minister of Australia?
Desmond Patton of Columbia University thinks that using an algorithm to identify which gang members are in distress or making threats could give social workers and others a chance to help them.
People are doing their bit in the fight against the Islamic State by writing to their friends on Facebook.
Nobody wants to keep being reminded of a former flame. Facebook is making it so that you don't have to.
Oxford Dictionaries naming the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as Word of the Year 2015 does not signal the death of culture.