Republican Senator Says Facebook and Instagram Need to ‘Disappear’
Josh Hawley, who works on antitrust, says social media companies don't need to be broken up, they need to be eradicated altogether.
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We Spoke to Joan Cornellá, the Artist Who Really Should Have Been Cancelled By Now
You will have almost definitely seen his work on Instagram, whether it's an influencer being shot point blank in the face or a mother jump-shotting her newborn baby.
Your Unborn Kids Are Going to Be Known as Generation Alpha
We hear from parents and marketers about the children of millennials, born from about 2011 and swiping touchscreens before they can read.
TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer
While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Media Power List
All The Cursed Media News You Might Have Missed Recently
Which profession is the most long-suffering: Royal Correspondent or podcaster? Nicholas Witchell and Mark Zuckerberg battle it out.
Introducing 'Wholesome Trapping', the Thirst Trap's Cutesy Cousin
If the thirst trap is about showing a little skin to remind the object of your horniness that you exist, the wholesome trap is about showing what a lovely down-to-earth person you are – in a hot way.
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For Gay Men in Indonesia, There's No Place Safer Than Twitter
It's the only place where we can feel like we belong to a community—but without the pressure of revealing everything about ourselves.
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Canadian Far Right Extremism
This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism But Not Nudity
According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
"A Form of Damage Limitation:” Why We Use Twitter Alts and Finstas
We hear from some people maintaining an online double life. Spoiler alert: not everyone uses their secret accounts to shit talk their friends.
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.
Meet the Taylor Swift Stan Who Went to Prison
The slammer could not hold back the power of the @LegitTayUpdates fan Twitter account.
People Tell Us the Opinions They'd Never Share with Friends
It’s trendy to be a contrarian on social media. Here are some thoughts nobody is brave enough to tweet.