likes

Social Media

The 19 Types of Instagram Likes

Understanding what we like, and why.
Joel Golby
3.21.19
Zuckerberg's testimony

Republicans racked up the “likes” asking Zuckerberg about Diamond and Silk

Oh, the irony.
Alex Lubben
4.12.18
revenue models

Medium to Writers: Please Clap

This is….probably not going to work.
Louise Matsakis
8.22.17
Premieres

Chronixx Makes Music so That You Can Be a Better Person

The Jamaican reggae sensation discusses spirituality and shares his new video for "Likes."
Kyle Kramer
6.30.17
Updates

See the Russian Vending Machine Selling Fake Instagram Likes in Action

The company behind them says the devices are coming to other countries in Europe soon.
Louise Matsakis
6.7.17
Features

How to Turn Yourself Into the World's Most Successful DJ Without Ever Mixing a Record

Music only accounts for about 7% of what you have to worry about when it comes to making it big.
Angus Harrison
2.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teens Enjoy Instagram Likes as Much as Sex

The feeling people get when they think about sex or money is the same addictive happiness teenagers feel when someone likes their post on social media.
VICE Staff
6.15.16
Facebook

What Life for a Bangladeshi Click Farmer Looks Like

It’s not the sweatshop labor you’re thinking of.
Clinton Nguyen
3.30.16
short circuit

The End of Twitter’s ‘Fav Culture’

Replacing favs with likes will change how people Tweet.
Rachel Pick
11.3.15
Internet

How Years of Incessant Facebook 'Liking' Changes Your Newsfeed

If two days can change your newsfeed, what does three years of incessant "liking" do? It depends on your strategy.
Joseph Cox
8.12.14
Motherboard Blog

What You "Like" Isn't What You're Like: The Unflattering Reflection of the Facebook Button

In the past few years, a new kind of currency has arisen: Facebook Likes. Not equivalent to any real amount of money, having a heaping pile of “Likes” for something somehow has come to mean that it is a more valuable piece of content on the Internet...
JORDAN KEENAN
4.7.11
The No Photos Issue

Twotom Likes Smiles Even More Than Penises

Vice: Your stuff is supergay. Who are all the handsome boys in your drawings?
Tony Cederteg
11.2.08