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Feelings

​Subtle Emotions Remain Elusive on Facebook

The new reactions are all pretty extreme, so we made some more nuanced ones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
2.24.16
Features

The Noisey Editors' Best and Worst of 2015: Bryn Lovitt

Contributing editor Bryn Lovitt parses through her 2015 faves.
Bryn Lovitt
12.18.15
Stuff

Here's Why People Actually 'Like' Your Posts on Facebook

With the exception of your mom, few people "like" your status because they actually like it. Hell, sometimes people "like" your posts expressly because they hate them.
Sam Briggs
5.28.15
Features

This Video of Kevin Hart Singing Beyoncé Made Us Think About a Potential Alien Takeover

Like, what if this was the only evidence we had left of humanity? What would that say about us?
Drew Millard
2.24.14
Motherboard Blog

An Australian Facebook User Called the Prime Minister a 'Slut' to Her Face

Drew Boyer is a young man, just 19 years old. He went to Wanneroo Senior High School in Perth, Australia. And he just called Australia’s prime minister a “slut” to her face. But the Australian media hasn’t made much noise about Drew Boyer, because he...
Brian Merchant
10.9.12
Question Of The Day

What Will Life Be Like in 100 Years?

We won't have time for emotions in our beige future.
Henrietta Hitchcock
6.28.12
The Fiction Issue 2008

Lessons From the Learned

Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and three collections of stories, the latest of which, the jaw-dropping Like You’d Understand, Anyway, won the Story Prize and was a National Book Award finalist.
Jim Shepard, Mary Gaitskill, Rivka Galchen
12.2.08
The Horse's Ass Issue

Stuff Like That

Vice: What is your deal?
Kelly Ames, Brett Nelson
9.2.07