the internet

the internet

How the Internet Turns Shopping into an Obsession

A new report from internet use and psychology researchers warns that the internet could be contributing to more cases of "shopping addiction."
Lauren O'Neill
10.15.18
SHUT IT OFF

We Need to Shut the Internet Off for Six Weeks

Wait, hear me out!
Joel Golby
10.10.18
Comics!

'Moth Memes,' Today's Comic by Roberta Vázquez

Y'all got any lamps?
Roberta Vázquez
10.2.18
Comics!

'Vines Mania,' Today's Comic by Line Hoj Hostrup

After getting addicted to vines, some friends need to figure out how to detach themselves from the internet.
Line Hoj Hostrup
7.21.18
the internet

Logan Paul and the Myth of Cancel Culture

The YouTube star is back after a brief hiatus, and he’s making a documentary.
Connor Garel
7.9.18
Social Media

#PlaneBae Proves Fun Viral Moments Are Dead Forever

This is why the internet can't have nice things.
Eve Peyser
7.9.18
the internet

Big Dick Energy: Explained

What is it? Who has it? Who does not?
Emily Reynolds
6.26.18
VICE GLOBAL

The Companies Cleaning the Deepest, Darkest Parts of Social Media

We spoke to the documentary-makers behind 'The Cleaners,' the film about the people who take down content after you report it.
Daniel Dylan Wray
6.26.18
the internet

A Frame-by-Frame Breakdown of a Man Falling into the River Thames

What can we learn about ourselves from this viral video of a man falling over? Nothing. It’s just funny. Stop trying to learn things about yourself.
Joel Golby
5.16.18
the internet

Lil Tay's Mom Got Busted Using Her Boss's Car for an Instagram Video

Angela Tian recently resigned from her real estate job.
Manisha Krishnan
5.15.18
the internet

Richard Dawkins Told Us What He Thinks About Memes

And then it got weird.
Mahmood Fazal
5.8.18
the internet

Who Is Lil Tay and Are We OK with the Internet Hating Her?

Here is everything you need to know about the internet’s most problematic “nine-year-old.”
Allison Tierney
5.8.18