The Worst Effects of Online Death Threats Are Things No One Can See
"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
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Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users
The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should
If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists
A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
An Indonesian University Is Accepting YouTubers And Exempting Them From Entrance Exams
Content creators with 10,000 subscribers or more can skip an Indonesian university’s entrance exam.
Facebook and Twitter Suck, So Here's How to Make Your Own Social Media Network
Artist and programmer Darius Kazemi has created a guide to running small social network sites.
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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This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double
Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure."
Cities With More Hateful Tweets Have More Hate Crimes, Study Finds
High levels of race-based discrimination online correlates with offline violence in cities across America, new study finds.
A Nightmare Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed
Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
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.