snapchat

crime

The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.
Kevin EG Perry
7.9.19
Hey, You Around?

A Uni Dealer Explains Why Snapchat Is So Great for Selling Weed

"I serve to some real stoners who I think are at uni for the sole purpose of being able to buy pot from me."
Seth Ferranti
6.28.19
tech-social-media

When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users

Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.25.19
tech-social-media

Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users

Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
Joseph Cox
5.24.19
Opinion

We Asked Restaurants Whether Phones Have Ruined the Dining Experience

A restaurant in Australia is now offering rewards for customers who don’t touch their phone during dinner … but are they really that bad?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.3.18
Social Media

I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could

"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos​, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.25.18
Dating

How Not to Ruin a New Relationship Via Social Media

How to be in a healthy relationship on Instagram, Snapchat and beyond.
Allison Tierney
5.8.18
London Murders

Why London's Teenagers Are Killing Each Other

Today, the Home Office launches a new strategy to deal with youth violence – but is it focusing on the right driving causes?
Max Daly
4.9.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Love Island's Amber has come up with some controversial new rules for sexually active young people.
VICE Staff
4.5.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Pornhub greeting bloggers from YouTube and Comic Relief ending "white saviour" appeals.
VICE Staff
3.23.18
Noisey News

Rihanna Responds to Snapchat's Domestic Abuse-Referencing Ad

In a statement Rihanna addressed the app, rightfully saying that a recent ad which referenced her abuse "let down" sufferers of domestic violence.
Lauren O'Neill
3.16.18
Oh FFS

Is Using Social Media Bad for the Environment?

The devices we use may come with their own carbon footprint, but social media itself is a little greener than you'd think.
Tom Usher
3.15.18
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