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An Indian Woman Found Her ‘Missing’ Husband in a TikTok Video

The man had been declared ‘lost’ for three years before his wife discovered him in a TikTok video with a trans woman.
Shamani Joshi
7.4.19
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 on the same day a teenage boy was killed while posing with a pistol for a video for the app.
Shamani Joshi
6.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This App Is Helping to Stop Sexual Harassment on Japan's Trains

With 237,000 downloads to date, "Digi Police" has highlighted the prevalence of sexual assault on the nation's public transport network.
Edoardo Liotta
5.27.19
china

China’s New Top App Rewards Users for Consuming Communist Party Propaganda

"Study to make China strong" has been downloaded more than 44 million times since launching last month.
David Gilbert
2.24.19
Saudi Arabia

Apple and Google Catch Heat Over Saudi App That Lets Men Track Wives and Daughters

"American companies should not enable or facilitate the Saudi government’s patriarchy."
David Gilbert
2.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China's New App Encourages its Citizens to Find and Report People in Debt

The app shows all "deadbeat debtors" within a 500 metre radius.
Gavin Butler
1.29.19
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

We Spent A Month Swiping Right on Minder, the Muslim Tinder

It generally starts like this: “Hey”. “Hi”. “Hi”. “Hey”. “Hey”. “Wussup.” If you thought Minder would be different, you’re wrong.
Maroosha Muzaffar
Zeyad Masroor Khan
Parthshri Arora
7.9.18
Sex

I Tested an App That Provides a Live Soundtrack to Your Shagging

'Bed Beats' claims to intuitively sync songs with the increasing rhythm of your thrusts.
Vania Singer
5.12.18
Comics!

'Gentleman,' Today's Comic by Bridget Meyne

Our heroine finds a way to overcome the woes of online dating.
Bridget Meyne
8.1.17
Gaming

SEGA Just Put a Bunch of Legendary Games On Your Smartphone

Sonic the Hedgehog, anyone?
Nathaniel Ainley
6.23.17
poetry

A Poet Turned Nonsense from a Language-Learning App into Something Beautiful

My sister goes to the institute / My parents do not love her.
Kara Weisenstein
6.13.17
Broadly DK

This App Matches People With Their Ideal 'Face Type'—Whatever That Means

A new app developed by New Jersey Institute of Technology scientists aims to match users by analyzing the faces of their favorite celebrities.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.8.17
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