privacy

Facebook

We Asked People About the Worst Thing We'd Find in Their Facebook Messages

"I planned parties, so like, alcohol-related stuff, drug stuff, and sex stuff."
Charlie Cottrell
12.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Finding Ourselves Online, Offline, and the Spaces in Between

Editors from VICE Magazine and Broadly explain why this year's annual photo issue—in collaboration with Broadly—explores the theme of Privacy and Perception.
Lindsay Schrupp
Elizabeth Renstrom
ELLIS JONES
Sarah Burke
Zing Tsjeng
6.21.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online

By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Najma Sharif
6.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Yes, Your Creepy Phone Is Listening to What You Say

Even without triggering Siri or Google, our phones can store data from our daily conversations.
VICE Staff
6.11.18
Television

Private Memories Don't Exist in This New 'Black Mirror' Teaser

The "Crocodile" trailer is the latest look at what horrors are to come in the upcoming fourth season.
VICE Staff
11.27.17
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.11.17
News

Woman Banned from US After Border Agent Finds Proof of Drug Use on Phone

US border officials searched her phone, finding a story about how she almost died after ingesting fentanyl she thought was cocaine.
Allison Tierney
8.15.17
SURVEILLANCE

Whistleblower Exhibition Exposes Surveillance Age Vigilantes

A Danish exhibition showcases multimedia work about vigilantes like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.
DJ Pangburn
8.4.17
SURVEILLANCE

I Got Tracked by Ai Weiwei's Drones and Here's What Happened

Ai, Jacques Herzog, and Pierre de Meuron staged a creepily prescient installation at the Park Avenue Armory.
Kara Weisenstein
7.11.17
Internet Hygiene

How to Use Public WiFi Without Getting Hacked

If you must use it, here’s how to stay safe.
Katherine Gillespie
7.5.17
apps

The "Anti-Social Media" App for Sharing Your Mundane Moments

Once a day, at random, the app Minutiae’s users anonymously share the most mundane moments of their lives.
DJ Pangburn
5.25.17
privacy

Why the 'Fappening' Keeps Happening

More hacked celebrity nudes have been released, which says a lot about the people posting and consuming them.
Roisin Kiberd
4.12.17
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