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Tony Hawk Really, Really Wants You to Know People Keep Recognizing Him in Public

He's been tweeting about it religiously for years, obsessed with letting the world know that strangers keep saying, "Hey—you're Tony Hawk!"
Drew Schwartz
4 days ago
tech-social-media

Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

"Is it the right approach to deplatform these individuals? Is the right approach to try and engage with these individuals? How should we be thinking about this? What actually works?"
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
Television

'I Think You Should Leave' Is Like Weird Twitter as a TV Show

Tim Robinson's new Netflix sketch comedy has clear, hilarious ties to the humour of online.
5.13.19
tv

The Best Memes from ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 4

Mad Queen, here we come.
Peter Slattery
5.6.19
Comments

Behind the Twitter Account that Documents Italians Getting Mad About Food

Hell hath no fury like an Italian who sees you disrespecting mozzarella.
Steven Wright
4.21.19
Twitter

The Weird World Of K-Pop Prediction Accounts

What do you do when your favorite artist reveals absolutely nothing about their private lives? You turn to other, more prophetic means.
Biju Belinky
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alec Baldwin Is Threatening to Run for President Now, May God Help Us All

"I won't ask you for any $. And I promise I will win."
River Donaghey
4.8.19
In Moderation

Twitter and YouTube Won’t Commit to Ban White Nationalism After Facebook Makes Policy Switch

Following a Motherboard investigation, Facebook banned white nationalism and white separatism. But Twitter and YouTube, two platforms with their own nationalism problems, won’t commit to following Facebook’s lead.
Joseph Cox
4.3.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
extremism

The Christchurch Terror Attack Isn’t an 'Internet' Terror Attack

The deaths in Christchurch are a part of a pervasive epidemic of Islamophobia, which can't be blamed on a small white supremacy forum alone.
Caroline Haskins
3.17.19
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Calling Tim Cook 'Tim Apple' Inspired Some Truly Awful Dad Jokes

Trump will never recover from these groaners.
River Donaghey
3.7.19
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