Conspiracy theorists keep finding new ways to rebrand themselves.
The site is hoping that its users will help stem the spread of lies—but first it has to inspire them.
Local health departments are counting on lifestyle bloggers and fitness experts to get their message out.
Aesthetics Wiki is the internet’s one-stop shop for figuring out whether your vibe is more “cactuscore” or “synthwave” or “pastel goth.”
YouTube vigilantes are taking consumer advocacy into their own hands.
The app that stoked the insurrection is gone, but something else is destined to replace it.
Following the riot at the Capitol, Trump supporters are having an existential crisis on Twitter.
After the Capitol riot, Twitter had no defense for keeping the president on the platform.
Multilevel-marketing companies rely on social media for recruiting. TikTok just became the first major platform to ban it.
Young people are weathering the pandemic by posting photos of themselves in 17th-century plague-doctor outfits.
After they were banned from Reddit, trans-exclusionary radical feminists became the latest of many toxic communities to simply build their own platform.
Trump is exempt from many of Twitter’s policies because of his status as a world leader. Come January, he could lose his favorite toy and most powerful weapon.
Conspiracy thinking in America had a huge night on Tuesday.
How the president changed life online—for better and for worse
Why the grandiose promises of multilevel marketing and QAnon conspiracy theories go hand in hand
By blocking the URL of a New York Post story without explanation, the company only stoked conspiracy theories.
Reactions to the president’s illness got weird fast.
Two years ago, Reddit had the internet’s biggest QAnon problem. Today, that problem is gone—but the company can’t really explain why.
Teens are making it big overnight, but that kind of fame can be a mixed bag.
Videos of people behaving badly have become so popular that filming one another is now a reflexive impulse.