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terrorism

Woman Says Twitter Did Nothing After Suspected Mail Bomber Threatened Her

Twitter found "no violation" in threats to Rochelle Ritchie less than two weeks before Cesar Sayoc was taken into custody on suspicion of mailing bombs to politicians and prominent figures.
Leila Ettachfini
10.26.18
Memes

The Inventor of Big Dick Energy on the Rise and Demise of a Horny Twitter Joke

The inevitable life cycle of a meme, as explained by someone who watched other people take the credit (and profits) for her idea.
Kyrell Grant
6.29.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

The Stages of My Life in Usernames

"Who knows what people are doing in real life so long as they present their purest front online? What is the opposite of catfishing?"
Aditi Natasha Kini
6.18.18
Drag Race

We Don't Deserve Leslie Jones and Alyssa Edwards's New Friendship

But we desperately need it.
Amelia Capaz
6.15.18
Dating

I Asked People Who Ghosted Me Why They Still Watch My Instagram Stories

Their answers range from "I'm trash" (true!) to "you post good videos of your cat" (also true).
Sara David
4.25.18
Internet

Trolls Are Illegally Posting Rape Survivors' Names on Twitter

Victims in sexual offense cases are guaranteed lifelong anonymity in the UK, but an investigation has found hundreds of posts on the social network identifying survivors.
Sirin Kale
4.19.18
gun violence

Teen Parkland Survivors on Using Social Media to Change Society

Sarah Chadwick and Delaney Tarr survived their school's shooting. Now they're using Twitter to teach each other where adults have failed.
Diana Tourjée
3.9.18
Oscars

Twitter Slammed for Launching 'Tone-Deaf' Oscars Ad Celebrating Women

Many users pointed out that the social media giant has been historically all too averse to fixing the ongoing harassment of women on the site.
Sirin Kale
3.5.18
politics

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

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

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

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

Ross Geller is trash.
Claire Willett
8.21.17
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