Social Media

Instagram

I'm Addicted to Watching Instagram Makeup Tutorials That I Hate

Do you really need to use a crumpet to trace a contour on your goddamn cheek?
Issy Beech
4.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Kids Dragged a Dead Gator to Their Dorm for Twitter Fame

The school's administration quickly got wind of the campus's new viral social media star and gave the students a warning.
Drew Schwartz
4.7.17
fake news

Can Librarians Save Us from Fake News?

Libraries and colleges across the US are trying to educate people into being better, more discerning consumers of news.
Arielle Dollinger
3.21.17
politics

How Being Unpresidential on Twitter Helps Trump

In an interview with Tucker Carlson, Donald Trump explained why he wasn't going to stop ranting on social media.
Eve Peyser
3.17.17
Art

I Found Love, Togetherness and Milk-Chugging Nazis at Shia LaBeouf's Livestream

The anti-Trump performance art project was shut down after 20 days of controversy and violence, but it was still weirdly successful.
Lisa Divenuta
2.14.17
Internet

I Lived Like a Professional Instagrammer for a Week

I didn't just live – I lifestyled.
Michael Buchinger
2.9.17
experiments

Here's How Much 'Real News' You Can Get from Celebrity Twitter Alone

In a week when Donald J. Trump officially became leader of the free world, I restricted my media diet exclusively to celeb tweets. This is what I learned.
Lonnie Nadler
1.30.17
Health

Researchers Have Found a Link Between Keeping Several Social Media Accounts and Depression

But they aren't sure what it actually means.
Isabelle Hellyer
12.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teens Don't Party Like They Used to, Study Says

The number of teenagers using drugs, drinking or smoking is the lowest it's been since 1990.
Lauren Messman
12.19.16
politics

America Is Not Prepared for President @RealDonaldTrump

Donald Trump's Twitter account has an enormous amount of power, and an unlimited capacity to troll the country.
Harry Cheadle
12.13.16
sports

How Selfies and Social Media Changed Bodybuilding

We are a long way from 'Pumping Iron.'
Victoria Chan
12.6.16
Stuff

How Instagram Became the Perfect Breeding Ground for Conspiracy Theories

The insular nature of the platform has allowed the angry and disaffected to find each other and bypass the gatekeepers of mainstream media.
Hanson O'Haver
11.28.16