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10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a TikTok Influencer

Fun Bucket Bhargav, a 23-year-old TikTok creator who amassed over four million followers in less than a year, opens up about the app the internet loves to hate.

8.27.19

What It’s Like Being a Political Graffiti Artist in India, and Getting Away With It

“How many times in your life have you seen your Prime Minister painted on a wall in a funny, satirical manner? Probably never. Maybe nobody has the courage to do it. Maybe nobody thinks it's important enough. But I think otherwise.”

8.2.19

Like a Lot of India, I Used to Have a Problem With Gay People And Didn't Even Know That Was a Problem

Ten years ago, I accidentally stopped a friend from coming out for a very long time, even to herself. Today, I acknowledge how I may have been a part of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community without even realising it.

7.11.19

We Analyzed More Than 1 Million Comments on 4chan. Hate Speech There Has Spiked by 40% Since 2015.

Violent threats against minorities have also proliferated on the anonymous message board.

4.2.19

WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections

WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.

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3.16.19

Decoding the Racist Memes the New Zealand Shooter Used to Communicate

An online culture steeped in coded language and obscure historical references connects Christchurch with Pittsburgh and Charlottesville.

1.24.19

Social Media Is Broken, But You Should Still Report Hate

Users shouldn’t feel obligated to help Facebook, Twitter, and other social media giants police hate. But experts say it’s still worthwhile.

12.17.18

Threats to an LGBTQ Inclusive Mosque in Canada

Calgary’s chapter of El-Tawhid Juma Circle has been forced to operate out of secret locations because homophobes can’t grow up.

2.13.18

This Dating App Helps People Find Love Based on Their Mutual Hatred of Things

Hater aims to bring people together based on how much they both dislike Taylor Swift, camping, and, yes, Donald Trump.