Social Media

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
4 days ago
Film

This Short Film Will Make You Realize You’re Addicted to Your Phone

'POCKET' is a coming of age story told through the lens of a teenager’s smartphone.
Ebony-Renee Baker
4 days ago
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 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
politics

Canada’s Top Public Servant Finds Out The Internet Is Mean

Michael Wernick does not appear to have the thick skin of anyone who has been on Twitter for more than five seconds.
Manisha Krishnan
3.8.19
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
3.7.19
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
3.6.19
Memes

Memes Are Our Generation's Protest Art

Internet jokes have turned into serious commentary, and can provide comfort and joy to people fed up with the way the country is going.
Sage Lazzaro
3.1.19
feminism

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.
freya marshall payne
2.28.19
money

What I Learned About Millionaires at Vancouver’s International Boat Show

Turns out most attendees aren’t insanely rich, they’re just faking it for the ‘gram.
Laura Bell
2.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

YouTube Is Incentivizing Vloggers to Promote Conspiracy Theories

And there's no easy fix in sight.
VICE Staff
2.16.19
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