Internet

Internet

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.
Mack Lamoureux
2 days ago
Ireland

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?
Paulie Doyle
3.14.19
LGBTQ

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.”
Shreya Kalra
3.1.19
Internet

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"?
Alex Norcia
2.14.19
Religion

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.
Alex Norcia
1.27.19
Internet

How YouTube's Ban on Dangerous Stunts Will Affect Creators

The platform is cracking down on pranksters who'll do anything for views.
Kara Weisenstein
1.17.19
Sex

What I Saw During 12 Hours On the Hook-Up Site Replacing Tinder

For 20 and 30-somethings looking purely for hook-ups, Fab Swingers is exploding in popularity as apps focus on relationships and websites lose their "personals" sections.
James Nolan
1.7.19
Culture

Please Let Snoop Dogg Adopt This Dog Named Snoop

It’s kismet.
Kara Weisenstein
1.4.19
Facebook

Question of the Day: What's the Worst Thing We'd Find in Your Facebook Messages?

"Probably the naughty messages from university time."
Charlie Cottrell
12.20.18
porn

You Can Make £70,000 by Reporting Porn to the Police in China

The government recently doubled the bounty for pornbusters who snitch on people publishing illicit content.
Gavin Butler
12.10.18
Memes

We Asked the Meme Illuminati If They Can Force a Meme to Happen

Why was the surgery on a grape meme so popular, but that one about beavers loving logs so short-lived?
Niloufar Haidari
12.4.18
Internet

A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument

"I wouldn't verbally abuse them because an insult pulls you down into a state of weakness."
Vincenzo Ligresti
11.26.18
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