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June 19 2018 12:31 PMAutoplay Video Ads Are Coming to Your Facebook Messenger Inbox. Gross.
June 18 2018 2:32 PMWhy Don’t You Like Us?I left Facebook for 10 days—and the social network wouldn’t let me forget it.
June 15 2018 12:43 PMA Star Clarinet Player Got Offered His Dream Scholarship. His Girlfriend Hijacked His Email and Turned It Down.
June 13 2018 2:23 PMYour Twitter Timeline Is About to Change. (Don’t Panic: It’s a Good Idea.)
June 7 2018 1:14 PMConan O’Brien Is Here to Help Apple Cure Your iPhone Addiction
June 1 2018 1:01 PMThe New Yorker Swears It’s Fixed Its Pesky Paywall Issue
May 31 2018 11:01 AMDrunk YouTuber Banned From Disney World After Fake Shooting “Experiment”
May 25 2018 6:12 PMIrish Citizens’ #HomeToVote Tweets Show the Internet at Its Most Inspiring
May 22 2018 2:20 PMIs Skam Austin an Innovative Teen Drama or an Advertisement for Facebook?Actually, it’s both.
May 21 2018 6:28 PMGmail’s New Nudge Feature Is a More Efficient Way to Feel Guilty About Your Inbox
May 18 2018 6:32 PMHow to Watch the Royal Wedding Online if You Don’t Have Cable
May 18 2018 3:03 PMPinterest Has Already Turned Harry and Meghan’s Wedding Into a Bland Inspiration Board
May 15 2018 5:01 PMYanny vs. Laurel Is “the Dress” for Your Ears
May 11 2018 6:53 PMA Reddit Mix-up Over the Word “Binary” Gave Us the Week’s Most Heartwarming Internet Moment
May 10 2018 12:18 PMIn Defense of Peeking at a Stranger’s iPhone ScreenIt’s not “shoulder surfing” or “visual hacking.” It’s people-watching.
June 18 2018 3:06 PMMarvel Fans Have Opinions on Which Mega-Conglomerate Should Get to Buy Fox
June 15 2018 5:52 PMIn Praise of the Screenshot, an (Admittedly Sometimes Petty) Internet Behavior That Instagram Just Sanctioned
June 15 2018 5:52 AMHow to Watch the World Cup Online If You Don’t Have Cable
June 7 2018 5:59 PMTwitter Broke a Bunch of the Weird Bots That Make It BetterThankfully, @infinite_scream and @tinycarebot are back now.
June 5 2018 3:15 PMHow Did the FBI Access Paul Manafort’s Encrypted Messages?
June 1 2018 12:06 PMKanye Made Us Download Third-Rate Apps to Listen to His First-Rate Music
May 29 2018 7:07 PMI Inflicted a Reply-All Nightmare on Dozens and Dozens of Contributors to the New York Times
May 24 2018 9:47 PMWe Went Back in Time to 2008 and Twitter Was Strangely Pleasant There
May 22 2018 11:56 AMInstagram’s New Mute Button Means You Can Ignore People Without Them Knowing
May 19 2018 10:50 AMWhy We Loved Harry’s Wedding-Aisle Lip Bite—and Can’t Resist Overanalyzing Couples’ Body Language
May 18 2018 6:24 PMWhat Twitter’s Nosiest Brits and Yanks Are Saying About the Royal Wedding
May 16 2018 9:00 PMOf Course the Pope Thinks Selfies Are the Problem With Kids Today
May 15 2018 11:33 AMThe Intellectual Dark Web, Brought to You by Your Snowflake TweetsOn the disappointing tendency to blame “the social justice internet” for bigotry on the right.
May 10 2018 4:50 PMWho Was in the Wrong in the Greta Gerwig Movie Case? Everyone, but Mostly Society.
May 9 2018 7:26 AMFans of Elon Musk and Grimes Are Worried Their Relationship Has Broken Art and Capitalism