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.
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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."
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.
A Man Used Snapchat's Gender Swap Filter to Catch a Cop Allegedly Soliciting a Minor
The college student used a picture of himself made to look like a girl, and posed as a 16-year-old on Tinder.
Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
Snapchat's Gender-Swapping Photo Filters Can Result in Real Transphobia
"There’s a fine line between encouraging people to take gender less seriously and not considering trans realities."
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.
A Guide to Responding to Nudes, for Straight Men
Because you need it.
I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could
"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."
VICE Is Nominated for 30 Webby Awards
We need your help to win all those shiny metal springs.
Rihanna Responds to Snapchat's Domestic Abuse-Referencing Ad
In a statement Rihanna addressed the app, rightfully saying that a recent ad which referenced her abuse "let down" sufferers of domestic violence.
Melbourne Teenagers Snapchat Themselves Abusing Toddler
Police were able to trace disturbing footage posted by the teen parents, who disguised their identities with emojis.