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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.
Justin Caffier
4.11.19
taylor swift

Meet the Taylor Swift Stan Who Went to Jail for Refusing to Join the IDF

The slammer could not hold back the power of the @LegitTayUpdates fan Twitter account.
Funké Joseph
4.9.19
Unpopular Opinions

People Tell Us the Opinions They'd Never Share with Their Friends

It’s trendy to be a contrarian on social media. Here are some thoughts nobody is brave enough to tweet.
Mica Lemiski
4.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Mr. Avo Head' Is the Worst Branded April Fool's Stunt of the Year

"True to character, the healthy, hipster Mr. Avo Head will sport a man bun and well-groomed beard, trendy sneakers, skinny jeans and will be listening to all the latest beats."
River Donaghey
4.1.19
April Fools' Day

Welcome to April Fools Day, the Absolute Worst of Branded Fun

April Fools—like everything we used to hold dear to us—is now dominated by brands trying their hardest to insert themselves into daily life.
Joel Golby
4.1.19
Instagram

The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots

You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.
Amelia Tait
3.26.19
Social Media

The 19 Types of Instagram Likes

Understanding what we like, and why.
Joel Golby
3.21.19
politics

Mike Gravel, the Online Left-Wing Sensation, Is Also a 9/11 Truther

"There's no question in my mind that 9/11 was an inside job," the 88-year-old said on a conspiracy theorist's radio show in 2016.
Harry Cheadle
3.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Video of Dave Chappelle Teaching Will Smith Stand-Up Is Extremely Will Smith

Naturally, Smith got really, really into it.
Taylor Hosking
3.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Memes Beautifully Capture How Bad Baby Boomers Are at the Internet

"Cropped Boomer Images" is a deeply weird stream of flags, guns, skulls, AOC, and more!
Peter Slattery
3.11.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Why People Post Fake News

When it comes to the stories we share on the internet, the line between empirical truth and emotional truth can be extremely hard to parse.
Emilie Friedlander
3.11.19
Views My Own

The 11 Types of Trolls You Meet Online

From Purity Testers to Logic DESTROYERS, here are the people you encounter when you don't log off when you should.
Justin Caffier
3.7.19
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