Social Media

grief

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
Lea Surugue
3.21.19
Instagram

Instagram Finally Admits It's a Bra Shopping App

With "Checkout for Instagram," the photo-sharing platform becomes what it was always meant for: shilling.
Samantha Cole
3.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the YouTube Star Who's De-Radicalizing Young, Right-Wing Men

"People don't care about facts as much as they think they do," says Natalie Wynn
Elle Reeve
3.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Video of Dave Chappelle Teaching Will Smith Stand-Up Is Extremely Will Smith

Naturally, Smith got really, really into it.
Taylor Hosking
3.14.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Why People Post Fake News

When it comes to the stories we share on the internet, the line between empirical truth and emotional truth can be extremely hard to parse.
Emilie Friedlander
3.12.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Memes Beautifully Capture How Bad Baby Boomers Are at the Internet

"Cropped Boomer Images" is a deeply weird stream of flags, guns, skulls, AOC, and more!
Peter Slattery
3.11.19
Views My Own

The 11 Types of Trolls You Meet Online

From Purity Testers to Logic DESTROYERS, here are the people you encounter when you don't log off when you should.
Justin Caffier
3.10.19
Beauty

We Asked Young People Why They’re into Botox

“The younger generation understands what you see online is not real. But they’re more willing to look not-real because that’s what they’ve grown up with.”
Mica Lemiski
3.7.19
Views My Own

What I, a Vegan, Learned From Debating Animal Farmers Online

While I was personally attacked by some farmers, many attempted to actually teach me something.
Jessica Scott-Reid
3.7.19
influencers

The Dark Reality of Being a Brand Influencer

Aspirational content, akin to thousand-dollar "Vogue" spreads or "Travel & Leisure" editorials, bank on creating a sense of fantasy—however the actual return is low for most users.
Shamira Ibrahim
3.4.19
Internet

Videos of Gang Rape Are Being Sold in India for Less Than $1

In Uttar Pradesh, you can walk into a store and buy video clips of horrific attacks shot on mobile phones. Now anti-rape campaigners are fighting back.
Sunaina Kumar
3.4.19
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