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crime

The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.
Kevin EG Perry
7.10.19
Hey, You Around?

A College Dealer Explains Why Snapchat Is So Great for Selling Weed

"I serve to some real stoners who I think are in college for the sole purpose of being able to buy pot from me."
Seth Ferranti
7.1.19
tech-social-media

When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users

Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.25.19
Social Media

Social Media Is Ruining Our Memories

Documenting our lives for Snapchat and Instagram can decrease the likelihood of retaining those moments as a significant memory.
Eda Yu
3.11.19
Beauty

Are People Getting Plastic Surgery to Look Like Instagram Filters?

Doctors say maybe, minus the puppy ears.
Hannah Ongley
8.13.18
Dating

How Not to Ruin a New Relationship via Social Media

We talked to experts to figure out how to be in a healthy relationship on Instagram, Snapchat, and beyond.
Allison Tierney
5.8.18
Oh FFS

Is Using Social Media Bad for the Environment?

The devices we use may come with their own carbon footprint, but social media itself is a little greener than you'd think.
Tom Usher
3.16.18
Technology

Your Addiction to Social Media Is No Accident

They're using manipulative tricks from casinos, among other things.
Julian Morgans
3.12.18
Health

Meet the Doctor Sharing POV Videos of Surgical Procedures on Snapchat

Dr. Shafi Ahmed says the videos are a way to offer medical students in the developing world a chance to observe life-saving surgical procedures.
Aghnia Adzkia
12.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Snapchat Is Putting Your Human Rights at Risk, According to Amnesty International

The organization has warned that barely any of your favorite apps offer the privacy protection they should.
Katherine Gillespie
10.24.16