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.
On October 2, Facebook will suspend the accounts of drag performers around the globe unless they change the names used on their profiles to their "real" names. Naturally, they're pretty upset about this.
Bogus kidnapping claims demanding cash to rescue relatives who are totally safe have been common in Mexico for a decade. But what used to be done over the phone is now creeping into new chat tools like WhatsApp.
The social media site plans to roll out an algorithm that will filter the tweets shown to users in hopes of making their chaotic feeds a little more orderly and more like Facebook. Naturally, everyone is up in arms about this.
Working out what to do with someone's online presence has become part of the modern grieving process, but on the whole, we're in denial about our digital legacies. Here's how to clean up the puddle of life you're going to leave online when you expire.
Since the blog started, things have changed for the worse. With the war showing no signs of coming to an end, and with the Islamic State adding a new layer of horror to proceedings, Syria looks further from peace than ever.
After one woman was shamed for breast-feeding in the Beverly Hills Anthropologie, a group of moms staged a "nurse-in" at the store. But the real action isn't taking place in a trendy clothing store—it's happening on the internet.
Net artist Nick Briz made some easy scripts to save all of his data, untag himself from everything, delete all of his images, unfriend everyone, leave all of his groups, and delete all of his activity. He shows you how to do all of this in an easy tutoria…
A judge just set free a New York City cop who chatted online about kidnapping, killing, and eating a bunch of women he knew. It sounds like an odd ruling, but it's a victory for internet weirdos and free-speech advocates.
There are five questions you'll want to ask before sharing something with your internet friends. If that seems like a lot of work, remember that shouting out random urban legends in public is frowned upon IRL, and the same should be true for social media…