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Your Future Doctor Could Monitor Your Facebook Posts for Disease

Medical providers could soon use your social media to predict diseases from depression to diabetes, sparking questions of data privacy.
Madeleine Gregory
7 hours ago
Social Media

Pakistani Politician Shows Off Bold, New Look

Shaukat Yousafzai, a once-dignified politician, was broadcast to the world Friday with cat ears and whiskers.
Rex Santus
a day ago
Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Records Herself Drinking Poison on TikTok After Husband Asks Her to Stop Using the App

The incident happened in India on the same day a teenage boy was killed while posing with a pistol for a video for the app.
Shamani Joshi
6.14.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.7.19
Facebook

Facebook Says It Already Deleted More Than 2 Billion Fake Accounts This Year

Facebook announced Thursday that the company killed more than 2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter.
David Uberti
5.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Smearing a Cake on Someone’s Face in Public Can Get You Arrested in This Indian State

Even using chemical foam and adhesive tape out in the open is now illegal.
Shamani Joshi
5.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s Richest Man Just Asked Everyone to Have Sex Six Times in Six Days

“At work, we emphasize the spirit of 996. In life, we should follow 669.”
Shamani Joshi
5.15.19
Culture

TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer

While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Amelia Tait
5.15.19
Social Media

Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp Banned Again in Sri Lanka After Violence Against Muslims

It’s part of a worrisome trend of governments blocking citizens' internet access
Tim Marcin
5.13.19
Dating

Introducing 'Wholesome Trapping', the Thirst Trap's Cutesy Cousin

If the thirst trap is about showing a little skin to remind the object of your horniness that you exist, the wholesome trap is about showing what a lovely down-to-earth person you are – in a hot way.
Helen Meriel Thomas
5.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Can Singapore’s New Law Against Fake News Affect Free Speech?

Activists say the law grants the government sweeping powers and could lead to censorship.
Shamani Joshi
5.10.19
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