Social Media


A Gay Couple Were Just Arrested in Indonesia Over a Pro-LGBTQ Facebook Group

Is nowhere safe anymore?
VICE Staff
a day ago

The Companies Cleaning the Deepest, Darkest Parts of Social Media

We spoke to the documentary-makers behind 'The Cleaners,' the film about the people who take down content after you report it.
Daniel Dylan Wray
5 days ago

First Twitter Gave Me Power. Then I Felt Hopeless.

What I learned from growing up online.
Eve Peyser
5 days ago
mental health

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.
Sydney Mondry

Indonesians are Buying and Selling Human Kidneys on Facebook

The going price for a kidney can range from 5,000 to 90,000 Australian dollars.
Gavin Butler
Social Media

What Your Instagram Aesthetic Says About You

You've got one. I've got one. Here’s a comprehensive guide to exactly what it says about your entire personality and way of life.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens
Think Pieces

We’re Addicted to Notifications, Likes and Follower Counts. So What Now?

Withholding notifications and then releasing them en masse is just one sinister tactic employed by social media platforms to increase our addiction. Do we need to take heed of Kanye's advice and eradicate follower numbers and likes altogether?
Claudia Paterson
So Long Path

So Long Path, the Social Media App That Made Way for Instagram

You have until October 18 to say your last goodbye.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
That Was Easy

Hitting Targets Like the Knife Throwing Cop Isn't As Easy As It Seems

I took a knife throwing lesson in attempt to hit it like Pak Eko, Indonesia's most popular police officer on Instagram.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
Social Media

Hey Rich Kids, the Tax Office Is Keeping Track of All Those Flashy Watch Pics

A new initiative targeting tax cheats may finally stop people from constantly bragging about their luxurious lifestyle on social media.
Alice .

People Who Base Their Self-Worth on Others Are More Likely to Be Facebook Addicts

A study published in “Computers in Human Behavior” found that this trait was a better predictor than self-esteem alone.
Kaleigh Rogers

Man Tweets at KFC for a Year Until They Bring Back His Favorite Dish

A hero for the modern age.
Dan Bratman