This morning, police and protestors clash at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico, the Afghan Taliban appoint a new leader, Bill Cosby's case will go to trial, and more.
There goes Notch, he who created a video gaming masterpiece, calling strangers "c*nts" on the internet.
It used to be that if you had a thing for a serial killer, you'd send a private letter to their prison. Now, thanks to social media, you can make your love as public as you like.
This month's FOIA should serve as a cautionary note to activists using Twitter and other social media to promote their causes.
Somalis are one of the most displaced ethnic groups in the world, but the internet has helped them preserve their relationships and culture.
Jeannie applies to be a social media admin and Ralphie tries to win a home brew contest.
To some unfortunate users, the internet is a minefield of harassment and hatred. But there are steps we can take to make it a lot friendlier.
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..."