Internet

Internet

How YouTubers Turned the Apology Video Into a Genre

When it comes to YouTube stars, apologies are products—just like lipsticks—and everyone is thirsty for your click.
Bettina Makalintal
2 days ago
Facebook

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.
Madeleine Gregory
2 days ago
Internet

Better Broadband Lowers Unemployment Rates, Study Says

Chattanooga’s community owned and operated fiber network resulted in significant gains in local employment, data suggests.
Karl Bode
6.6.19
tech-internet

The Google Outage Highlights the Perils of a Centralized Internet

Google so far has no answers as to why its massive cloud outage downed everything from Snapchat to 'Rocket League' servers.
Karl Bode
6.3.19
Internet

It's Time We Admit That Tote Bags Are Trash

The niche media tote bag is the epitome of 'weird flex but ok.'
Bettina Makalintal
5.31.19
Facebook

There’s No ‘Correct’ Way to Moderate the Nancy Pelosi Video

When Facebook announced it wouldn’t take down an altered viral video of Nancy Pelosi, experts disagreed as to whether or not the platform made the right call. But there may not be a right call.
Caroline Haskins
5.29.19
Internet

Area Man Regrets Helping Turn Joe Biden Into a Meme

A former 'Onion' editor wishes his publication had gone harder at Diamond Joe.
Joe Garden
5.16.19
Games Opinion

How 'Homestuck' Defined What It Means to Be a Fan Online

After 10 years, Homestuck's epilogue leaves its fate in the hands of its fans
Michael Lutz
5.15.19
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.
5.10.19
Internet

My Drug of Choice Is This Video of an Opossum Family in Some Lady's Grill

No better thing exists on the internet.
Hilary Pollack
5.7.19
Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Shows Why We Need to Back Up Human Civilization

The newest episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ plays on real world anxieties about data corruption and erasure.
Becky Ferreira
4.23.19
crime

The Wild, Terrifying Story of an Influencer's Plot to Steal a URL at Gunpoint

He's facing up to 20 years in prison for hiring someone to put a gun to a man's head and demand his domain name.
River Donaghey
4.23.19
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