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9.25.19

What Your Twitter Persona Says About You

From "views my own" to reply guys.

9.16.19

People Are Poking Holes in Influencer Tactics – What Comes Next?

After some big 'gotcha' press stories ran this summer, I went to an "influencer festival" to see how the industry may respond.

9.5.19

Badger, Badger, Mushroom: Remembering 'Random' Humour of the 2000s

We wouldn't have TikTok without Newgrounds, Charlie the Unicorn, Salad Fingers and so much of what made online humour absurd and addictive.

6.17.19

Every Type of Person Who Watches Your Instagram Stories

We all post IG stories with an ulterior motive. Here are all the people that get caught in your sneaky little web.

5.10.19

'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.

3.25.19

How it Feels to Discover Your Son Was the Secret Founder of Silk Road

Ross Ulbricht is serving a life sentence for creating the world's first online drug marketplace. We spoke to his mum Lyn about their journey.

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8.2.18

All the News You Want to Read This Morning

Smaller firms should publish their gender pay gap too, say MPs.

8.1.18

Gin Lovers Blow More Money on Drunken Online Shopping, Study Says

Whiskey drinkers tend to be a little more disciplined, surprisingly.

7.12.18

The Affirming – But Bittersweet – Experience of Watching YouTube Coming-Out Videos

I expected the clips from LGBTQ vloggers to be too earnest and saccharine, but I fell down the wormhole anyway.

7.12.18

As a Teen, I Was Haunted By the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.

7.12.18

The Loneliness – and Comfort – of Being Online

I’m into the internet as a gateway to systems of care – the kind of care that turns a sad finsta post into a spontaneous visit, a phone call, a gift; turns a silent question into 1,000 late-night answers, turns the monster within into a collective hum.

7.12.18

Finding Ourselves Online, Offline, and the Spaces in Between

Editors from VICE Magazine and Broadly explain why this year's annual photo issue – in collaboration with Broadly – explores the theme of Privacy and Perception.

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