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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 days ago
stop it

Brands Faking Sentience Are Tweeting Me to Death

"Big mood" will be the end of us all.
Emma Garland
2.7.19
Society

The New Rules of Being a Millennial

Here's everything you did six months ago, versus everything you're doing now.
Joel Golby
2.4.19
Tinder

I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin On Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well

Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
Paul Schwenn
1.31.19
Robert Mueller

Inside Robert Mueller's Horny, Joking-but-Not-Really Fandom

The special counsel "has all of the qualities of a super crush: He's mysterious. He doesn't return phone calls. He plays hard to get."
Alex Norcia
1.30.19
Drugs

I Persuaded a Dealer to Cook and Deliver a Beef Wellington Instead of Weed

Because food goes well with weed.
Nick Chester
1.25.19
comedy

The Strange, Sad Story of How a Bad 'Cuck' Joke Turned Lives Upside-Down

How a personal beef with the proto-blogger Maddox led to an album of 'cuck'-themed Christmas carols and a sprawling legal battle.
Justin Caffier
1.24.19
sex work

How Sex Work and Social Media Launched a Music Career

As Cortana Blue, she’s a top-ranking camgirl. As Laika, she’s a synth-pop artist carving out more space for sex workers in mainstream culture.
Brad Garcia
1.22.19
Views My Own

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups

The conspiracy theory seems to have created a lot of problems in the lives of its adherents.
K.T. Nelson
1.22.19
weddings

Here Are All the Terrible Instagram Weddings You're Going to In 2019

<3 MARRIED IN MARBELLA 2K19!
Lauren O'Neill
1.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Egg Is Just an Egg,' Says Man Who Photographed World’s Most Famous Egg

"My goal was to take a simple picture of an egg. For fun. Never ever I could think that it would be a sensation like this."
River Donaghey
1.18.19
Drugs

How Good Are Social Media Apps for Buying Drugs?

Everyone is buying drugs via Snapchat, WhatsApp and Kik. But what are the benefits and pitfalls?
Mark Wilding
12.19.18
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