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.
Last night we celebrated our 20th anniversary party with everyone from Scarlett Johansson to Jarvis Cocker to Lil Wayne. Throughout the event, our friends and family tweeted their favorite moments of the night.
Dec 2, 2014
On Monday the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could define whether or not online threats are taken seriously by the legal system.
I don't think that Jews are moneychangers or that slurs for Chinese people are OK, but a rich guy with my name apparently does.
Why do people on the internet hate the acclaimed author so much, or feel like it's cool to publicly proclaim that they do?
In the wake of Gamergate, Twitter is partnering with a nonprofit organization to handle gendered abuse. But is that enough?
As part of their Follow Me series, which examines digital phenomena, Paris-based publishing house Jean Boîte joined forces with New York-based collective DIS and put together a compendium of #artselfies taken from social media.
His family thinks he's ruining his life, his girlfriend is going to leave him, and an army of hateful European teenagers want him dead. Why won't he stop?
If you're a criminal, don't take photos of yourself doing criminal things.
A study found that people in bad moods spent more time on the social media profiles of the despicable and destititue, proving that will get cheered up by online schadenfreude.
Advice on Snapchat etiquette, what to do when you meet Twitter people IRL, supporting your friend's Kickstarter projects, and sliding into someone's mentions like, "Yo, here's my dick."
I attributed an anti-capitalist line from 19th-century economist Thorstein Veblen to the 28-year-old comedy auteur and writer, and in the process made the FOX News crowd furious.
"Threatening to rape someone on Twitter isn't trolling," one self-described troll explains. "That's just threatening to rape someone. On Twitter."
Jihadists don't want money. They don't want us to release prisoners. So what do they want? I turned to Twitter to find out.