Facebook Watch Isn’t Very Watchable
The social network wants to put conversation at the center of your TV viewing. Can it not?
Meme Your MonetNo wonder Google’s app is a hit. Art history is one of the best things Twitter has going for it these days.
Tumblr’s Meme Librarian Knows Where to Find the Best Cat PicturesAnd tarot advice. And pop-punk communities. And seltzer discussion.
The Social Media CureHow people with chronic illnesses use memes, selfies, and emojis to soothe their suffering.
Facebook Reactions Are Not WowThey don’t make me sad or angry, either. Where is the reaction for “this feels weird and constricting”?
Twitter Won’t Help You. The Courts Won’t Help You.What the Gregory Alan Elliott decision means for women on the Internet.
The Astonishing Power of YouNowTeens are getting famous on a social network you’ve probably never heard of.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Why I can’t stop listening to Adele, and what I’m reading about the senseless violence in Paris, Colorado, and San Bernardino.
Inside the Sony HackWhat it was like to be a rank-and-file Sony employee as the unprecedented cyberattack tore the company apart.
Casualties of the Content Wars, We Salute YouA Slate tribute to the Awl and the Hairpin, two websites we’ll miss.
The Existential Struggle of Dealing With the iPhone’s Red Update IconThe complicated logic of deciding when to live with the annoying red button.
Donald Trump’s Internet BunkerWelcome to the GOP front-runner’s online playground, where reality is negotiable.
Everyone Is Wrong About the Bernie BrosHow a necessary critique of leftist sexism deteriorated into a dumb flame war.
Don’t Ban Yik YakFeminists and civil rights groups are trying to get universities to block the very app that gives marginalized students a voice on campus.