Social Media

Social Media

This Is How Employers Screen Your Old Social Media Posts

Old tweets can lead to you being being cancelled, or not hired, quicker than ever. We go inside the social media vetting process.
Sophie Wilkinson
7 hours ago
tech-social-media

A Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed

Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
Sarah Emerson
9 hours ago
Social Media

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.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens
3 days ago
Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole
6.15.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.6.19
Facebook

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.
Jason Koebler
5.23.19
Art

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.
Christopher Hooton
5.17.19
internet culture

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.
Hannah Ewens
5.15.19
the internet

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.
Amelia Tait
5.14.19
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.
Gavin Haynes
5.13.19
Dating

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.
Helen Meriel Thomas
5.10.19
LGBTQ

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.
Amahl S. Azwar
5.3.19
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