Garfield's Lament: Grumpy Cat Was a Meme Born Dead
Garfield and Grumpy Cat are selling the same joke. So why do they have completely different digital lives?
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This Internet Theory Explains Why We All Wind Up with the Same False Memories
It's called the "Mandela Effect."
meet the artist making memes in real life
Tom Galle's art is perfect for your Friday procrastination session.
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Dril, the Only Account on Twitter, Has a Book Now
'Dril Official Mr. Ten Years Anniversary Collection' appears to be 420 pages long.
Talking to Jomny Sun: Here’s What Twitter’s Alien Philosopher King Is Doing Now
Obviously, it's weird.
I Spent a Week Making New Friends Exclusively Through Bunz Trading Zone
From tennis to Beyoncé dancing to free coke offers from strangers, meeting friends on the internet has its benefits.
Diving Deep into the NSFW Side of LinkedIn
Ever since the "social network for professionals" changed the way its timeline works, people have started trying to go viral in the hope it'll get them a job.
I Asked Strangers on the Internet to Insult Me for a Laugh
A subreddit where people upload photos of themselves and ask Redditors to "roast" them went viral yesterday, so I thought I'd give it a go.
Invasive Social Media Technology Is Everywhere and No One Seems to Care
Excessive porn has desensitized us to graphic sex, and the 24-hour news cycles has numbed us to graphic trauma. But has internet culture, from face swaps to Pepe the Frog, made surrealism normal?
How to Make a Play About Technology as Human as Possible
'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
How a Dog Named Tuna Became Beloved, Rich, and Famous on Instagram
Tuna has over a million followers, a book deal, and a line of merchandise. Grumpy Cat has made her owner nearly $100 million. What makes these monetizable pets so special?
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What It's Like to Be a Popular 'Weird Twitter' Personality
Is it strange going from tweeting jokes to 30 followers to suddenly having a captive audience of thousands?