Social Media

Gen Z

Young Kashmiris Tell Us What It’s Like Living Without Internet and Social Media

“I miss playing PUBG but it’s not just about playing a game but having the right to do as you wish, the kind of rights everyone else enjoys.”
Yashraj Sharma
a day ago
Social Media

I Faked My Way as an Instagram Poet, and It Went Bizarrely Well

I decided to find out whether Instagram poetry took real talent, or if the whole thing is a sham, by becoming the worst poet the internet has ever seen.
Andrew Lloyd
Social Media

Your Instagram Stories Tell Your Followers More Than You Think

Another onslaught of screenshots from Spotify? We get that you like music. We like music too.
Daisy Jones
Social Media

Well, You Might Lose Your Instagram Account If You Post a Selfie With a Sex Toy

'Are You The One?' star Remy Duran appears to have lost his account for posing with a piece of plastic and his newly minted partner from the reality show.
Harron Walker

People Told Us About Their Most Savage Social Media Break-Ups

"He sent me the cringiest video I have ever seen, of him miming along to this bitter song... 'Loyal', by Chris Brown."
Tom Usher
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Asked a Wikipedia Contributor Why Everyone Thinks They're Unreliable

"Wikipedia is a gateway to more knowledge," he said.
Ikhwan Hastanto

Britney Spears Was the OG Vlogger and Her Reality Show Proves It

On ‘Britney and Kevin: Chaotic’, the popstar not only preempted today’s YouTubers but also reclaimed her own narrative.
Ross McNeilage

Maybe Social Media Isn’t As Bad for Teens As We Thought

New research found no correlation between screen time and negative effects on mental health.
Erica Euse
Social Media

Instagram Has Turned Us All Into Stalkers

I asked people who they keep tabs on the most, and why, in an effort to learn more about our weird online habits.
Daisy Jones
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pakistani Senator Tags UNO the Card Game Instead of United Nations in a Tweet on Kashmir

And the Twitterverse is exploding with amusement at this wild card.
Shamani Joshi

Amazon’s Creepy Twitter PR Army is Growing

Amazon now has dozens of apparent employees tweeting about how much they love the company. But even former employees are suspicious of the accounts.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Joseph Cox
mental illness

We Need to Stop Making Mental Illness Look Cool on Social Media

The trend of falsely portraying anxiety and depression threatens the already fragile well-being of more young people than ever before.
Alyson Zetta Williams