Social Media

Love Bites

How to Stop Obsessing Over What Your Ex Is Up to Now

You can block them, delete Instagram, or chuck your phone out the window, but nothing is more effective than simply not caring anymore.
Leila Ettachfini
2.15.19
Love Bites

The Post-Breakup Guide To Social Media

When to block, when to mute, and when to post a thirst trap.
Anna Pulley
2.14.19
extremely online

How the Internet Became a Playground for Exploiting Black Creators

Fortnite, owned by Epic Games, is currently in litigation with Black creators over the use of their dance moves. But the video game company is not the first to mine Black digital ingenuity for profit.
Shamira Ibrahim
2.4.19
Browsing Black History

Why White Allyship Isn't Enough

Feminista Jones' new book "Reclaiming Our Space" delves into modern Mammys, Twitter trolls, and the difference between white allyship and advocacy.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.4.19
Sports

This Wrestler Is Exposing the Disgusting DMs She Gets From Fans

In the two-volume series "DMs of a Female Indy Wrestler," Jordynne Grace has been publishing the gross online messages she gets from men. The books are some of the most public accounts of harassment that women wrestlers face.
Moe Thet War
1.22.19
crime

A Selfie Helped Police Solve a Years-Old Murder Case

Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, was sentenced to seven years in jail for strangling her best friend after police noticed the murder weapon in a Facebook photo.
Zing Tsjeng
1.9.19
Criminal Justice

Cyntoia Brown's Clemency Gives Hope to Other Trafficking Survivors

After being incarcerated for 15 years, a trafficking victim who received a life sentence after killing the man who paid her for sex as a teenager was granted clemency. We spoke with trafficking activists on what this case means for other survivors.
Kimberly Lawson
1.8.19
End of Year

Yos Kween: 9 Moments That Shook 2018

Beyoncé shut down Coachella. Ariana Grande's music video broke records! This year was filled with astounding moments—here are the ones that kept us going.
Wanna Thompson
12.18.18
Internet

Cleaning Influencers Are Instagram's Newest Sensation

Cleaning gurus like Melissa Maker and Lynsey Crombie are making serious money, but not everyone agrees that domestic drudgery should be celebrated on social media.
Zing Tsjeng
12.11.18
Life

I Got Surgery to Look Like My Selfie Filters

What happens when you want to look 'filtered' IRL, all the time?
Broadly Staff
12.6.18
Culture

Jameela Jamil Really Wants You To Stop Taking Diet Tips From Celebrities

"I was the teenager who starved herself for years, who spent all her money on these miracle cures and laxatives and tips from celebrities."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.28.18
stalking

The Relentless Horror of Being Stalked as an Instagram Star

Andreea Cristina Bolbea has endured stalkers attempting to sabotage her career, ruin her marriage, and visit her home unannounced.
Andreea Cristina Bolbea
11.19.18
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