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Police Charge 19-Year-Old for Throwing Chairs off a Toronto High Rise Balcony

A Toronto woman is facing three charges in connection to the viral video.
Mack Lamoureux
2.14.19
crime

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.
Nat Kassel
2.8.19
Garage Magazine Issue 16

Takashi Murakami Is a Streetwear King!

GARAGE Issue 16’s cover artist is obsessed with his newest purchase, “the Margiela sneakers that look messily glued together.”
Emma Specter
2.1.19
Social Media

This Illustrated Series Is Using Instagram to Spark Social Change

‘The Student’s Guide To Sexual Harassment’ is a tongue-in-cheek take by Sharath Ravishankar to raise awareness about mismanaged #MeToo claims.
Shamani Joshi
1.31.19
Facebook

How Facebook Trains Content Moderators to Put Out ‘PR Fires’ During Elections

Internal Facebook documents obtained by Motherboard show specific steps and strategies taken by the company to fight content moderation issues that may spike during an election season.
Joseph Cox
1.29.19
News

Taiwanese Woman Known As ‘Bikini Hiker' Freezes To Death on Mountain After Falling Down Cliff

Gigi Wu would typically hike mountains in proper gear and only change into the bikini when on top.
Mack Lamoureux
1.23.19
Australia Today

A Teen Kidnapped and Tasered the Girl Who Called Her a ‘Dog’ on Instagram

"You have got some issues," said the magistrate when the 18-year-old appeared in court.
Gavin Butler
1.23.19
News

Facebook Denies Using the 10 Year Challenge to Improve Their Facial Recognition Software

Bet you still used this as an excuse not to share that awful 2009 throwback though.
Roisin Lanigan
1.22.19
Social Media

When Your New Zealand Schoolmate Grows Up to Be A Victoria's Secret Model

I found myself down a rabbit hole of Stella Maxwell’s fan accounts feeling increasingly moody and wondering why my Instagram habit was so hard to kick.
Lucy Revill
1.22.19
News

Excessive Social Media Use Is Like Drug Addiction, Says New Study

Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.
Roisin Lanigan
1.21.19
Culture

Meet the Creator of Everyone's New Favorite Instagram Filter

Johanna Jaskowska is transforming people into cyborgs worldwide.
Marieke Fischer
1.19.19
environment

The Earth's #10YearChallenge Is Grim

People are co-opting the hashtag to talk about climate change and the environment.
Sarah Emerson
1.18.19
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