I Was in a Viral Fake News Meme About VICE
Which was funny, until a load of supposedly internet-literate people started believing it was real.
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'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.
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.
Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own
Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.
The World’s Biggest Dark Net Market Has Shut – What Next?
Dream Market is due to close on the 30th of April, under mysterious circumstances. Is the game up for the big online drug bazaars?
Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'
In his 74-page so-called manifesto, the Christchurch shooter described himself as an 'eco-fascist'. What is it?
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.
Inside the Super Positive Community of Competitive YouTube Water Drinkers
Deep in the heart of YouTube exists a wholesome little oasis of highly hydrated young people.
How Militant Irish Republican Slogans went Viral
Republican slogans like "Up the RA" and "Brits out" are still unacceptable to say in the Irish mainstream – so why do they pop up so frequently online?
Why Lilly Singh's Bisexuality Is a Huge Moment for the South Asian Community
The Canadian YouTube celebrity of Indian Punjabi origin came out on Twitter this week, and some LGBTQ folks are calling it a “game changer.”
Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse
SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?
The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People
The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.