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Internet

Why You Should Make a 'Digital Will'

We spoke to psychologist Elaine Kasket about her new book, 'All the Ghosts in the Machine', which looks at what happens to our data when we die.
Emily Reynolds
3.28.19
Memes

The ‘Learning to Be Spider-Man’ Meme Is the Next Great Spidey Meme

These memes are crap. Crap, crap, mega-crap. I'll give you $200 for all of 'em.
Peter Slattery
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Dancing Is Now a Meme, and She’s in on It

"It is not normal for elected officials to have a reputation for dancing well, and I'm happy to be one."
Anna Iovine
1.4.19
the internet

Inside the Organisation That Rids the Internet of Child Sex Abuse

We visited the Cambridgeshire headquarters of the Internet Watch Foundation, whose analysts are tasked with searching out and identifying child sexual abuse images and videos.
Michael Segalov
12.20.18
the internet

How the Internet Turns Shopping Into an Obsession

A new report from internet use and psychology researchers warns that the internet could be contributing to more cases of "shopping addiction".
Lauren O'Neill
10.15.18
SHUT IT OFF

A Radical Proposal: We Need to Shut the Internet Off For Six Weeks

Wait wait wait wait wait: hear me out!
Joel Golby
10.10.18
the internet

Young, Old, Male, Female: This Is Who Gets Believed Least Online

Lots of people are called out for their bullshit online, but one type of person is targeted considerably more than any other.
Amelia Tait
10.2.18
Internet

The Internet Diary of a 19-Year-Old

British teenagers are some of "the most extreme" internet users in the world. But what are they doing online?
Nana Baah
8.23.18
Social Media

#PlaneBae Proves Fun Viral Moments Are Dead Forever

This is why the internet can't have nice things.
Eve Peyser
7.9.18
the internet

Logan Paul and the Myth of Cancel Culture

The YouTube star is back after a brief hiatus, and he’s making a documentary.
Connor Garel
7.9.18
the internet

Big Dick Energy: Explained

What is it? Who has it? Who does not? And other questions as well.
Emily Reynolds
6.26.18
Documentary

The Companies Cleaning the Internet, and the Dark Secrets They Don't Want You to Know

We spoke to the documentary-makers behind 'The Cleaners'.
Daniel Dylan Wray
6.26.18
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