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The Former Hillary Clinton Advisor Tracking Russian Bots and Trolls

After it was confirmed that Russia influenced our 2016 presidential election, foreign policy expert Laura Rosenberger set out on a mission to preserve democracy.
Sarah Aswell
1.3.18
Social Media
Social Media

The Cathartic Doom of Existential Dread Twitter

In an age of constant misery and creeping fascism, Twitter accounts like Kim Kierkegaardashian, Medieval Death Bot, and Nihilist Arby's give a deadpan voice to our deepest fears.
Bethy Squires
11.8.17
Twitter
Twitter

Two Models Banded Together Against a Sexist Troll Who Tried to Compare Them

Broadly spoke with both models about their decision to shut down the misogynistic tweet in a "proper ass move."
Linda Yang
9.21.17
FRIENDS
FRIENDS

What I Learned About Real Relationships When My 'Friends' Take Went Viral

Ross Geller is trash.
Claire Willett
8.21.17
Celebrity
Celebrity

Paris Hilton Is Now a Meme Queen, Long May She Reign

The heiress pioneered the archetype of cheeky, self-roasting TV personalities on "The Simple Life"—now, she's harnessing that power with hilarious, nostalgic memes.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.10.17
dating
dating

Double-Booking Dates Is Fine as Long as You're Not a Jerk About It

We asked a relationship expert and several women to weigh in on the ethics of scheduling a bunch of dates in one night.
Linda Yang
8.8.17
self-harm
self-harm

The Challenges of Blocking Self-Harm Imagery on Social Media

A new study examines the roles social platforms like Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram can, or should, play in stopping the spread of graphic self-harm imagery.
Steven Blum
7.25.17
Social Media
Social Media

A Publicist Explains What to Do if You Accidentally Tweet Porn

"If. You're. Going. To. Take. A. Screenshot. Review. The. Screenshot. Before. You. Post. It!"
Lauren Oyler
6.8.17
witchcraft
witchcraft

Actually, Trump Is a Witch Hunter, Says Male Witch Community

Donald Trump has complained that investigations into him constitute "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Male witches say otherwise.
Diana Tourjée
5.19.17
Beyoncé
Beyoncé

Realizing Beyoncé Will Likely Have Geminis, the Internet Struggles to Cope

Gemini is widely known to be the worst sign—but could the birth of the Carter-Knowles twins end so-called "Gemini slander" for good?
Linda Yang
5.19.17
Essays
Essays

What Happened When I Tried Meditation to Get Trump Out of My Head

When keeping up with the latest, horrible news became overwhelming, I went on a ten-day silent meditation retreat to see what would happen when I was left alone with my own thoughts.
Kelly Schirmann
5.3.17
Twitter
Twitter

No One Says 'Easy D' Unless They're Referring to a Dick, Brooklynites Confirm

We went in and around a Chipotle to ask pedestrians in Williamsburg the question on everyone's mind: Does the "D" in the "EASY D" of Trump tweet fame stand for "dick"?
Linda Yang
2.8.17