Heather Schwedel
Heather Schwedel

Heather Schwedel is a Slate staff writer. Follow her on Twitter.

Food
April 23 2018 4:52 PMAccessing the Munchie MainframeWhy the foolish idea of hacking vending machines remains so appealing.
Users
April 20 2018 1:24 PMSarah Palin Is Now Hawking Skinny Tea on Instagram
Users
April 14 2018 8:00 AMThe Twitter Account for Telling Us Which NBA Team Is “FULL FILTH RAT”@isjanosnba, we salute you.
The Industry
April 11 2018 5:32 PMHere Is a Really Stressful Video of Mark Zuckerberg Saying “Senator,” “Congressman,” and “Congresswoman” Dozens of Times
Users
April 6 2018 7:08 PMWhat Was Good on the Internet This Week? A Meme of Two Guys Yelling at Each Other, That’s What.
Users
April 4 2018 12:18 PM“Hope You’re OK. Please DM Me so We Can Talk.”The messages journalists send survivors of mass shootings feel uncomfortable, but they’re a necessary part of the job.
The Industry
April 2 2018 2:24 PMEvery Silicon Valley April Fool’s Joke Was Selling You Something
Users
March 29 2018 5:04 PMWhy Did Fans Flee LiveJournal, and Where Will They Go After Tumblr?A fascinating survey details the migration patterns of pop-culture obsessives.
Users
March 27 2018 7:05 PMApple’s Latest Text Glitch Is Bending the Space-Time Continuum
Users
March 23 2018 3:37 PMFarewell to Craigslist’s Personals Section, an Artifact of the Older, Weirder Web
Users
March 22 2018 2:07 PMInstagram Finally Agrees Users Shouldn’t See Holiday Photos Four Days Later
Users
March 19 2018 5:13 PMThe Cambridge Analytica Mess Is a Good Reminder to Check Which Sketchy Apps You’ve Allowed to Access Your Facebook Profile
Users
March 14 2018 12:03 PMIt’s Pi Day. Here, Do Some Math While Looking at (a Frankly Absurd Amount of) Pie.
Users
March 13 2018 3:06 PMInstall the Royals on InstagramThere’s no reason Meghan Markle can’t be a princess and be on social media at the same time.
Users
March 8 2018 6:09 PMThe Terrifying Baby Goblin on the New York Subway That the Internet Thinks Is a WerePup Is Not a Real WerePup, Says the Creator of WerePups
Users
April 20 2018 6:48 PMThe Best Thing on the Internet This Week Was When Chrissy Teigen Logged Back Into Neopets
The Industry
April 18 2018 5:41 PMThe Wall Street Journal Thinks Old People Can’t Handle Instant Messaging
Users
April 13 2018 4:41 PMAn Attempt to Understand the Facebook Hearings as Experienced Only Through Memes
The Industry
April 11 2018 1:15 PMMy Personal Favorite Part of the Facebook Congressional Hearings Was When Mark Zuckerberg Started Talking About Muffins
Users
April 5 2018 5:50 PMThe Twitter InvoiceStep 1: Go viral. Step 2: Quick, self-promote while you’re hot! Step 3: Profit?
Users
April 3 2018 5:03 PMWhy Talk When You Can Program an iPad to Say “F— You” in Your Own Voice?
Users
March 30 2018 6:43 PMThis Harrowing Twitter Thread Had Everything: Fried Rice, Lies, and Videotape
Users
March 29 2018 4:05 PMBen Affleck’s Twitter Account Is Rising Like a Phoenix
Users
March 26 2018 8:18 PMStormy Daniels’ Sick Burns Aren’t the Only Reason Her Twitter Feed Is Fascinating
Users
March 22 2018 5:55 PMHow Not to Embarrass Yourself When Making a Sex and the City Joke About Cynthia NixonAs with most things, the internet could be better at this.
Users
March 22 2018 11:36 AMThe Distracted Boyfriend Was Onto SomethingWe are now living in a golden age of “object labeling” memes.
Users
March 15 2018 1:30 PMDrake’s Twitch Cameo Was So Drake
The Industry
March 13 2018 7:04 PMOf Course Elon Musk Is Poaching Onion Staffers. On Twitter, He’s the Onion’s Biggest Fan.
Users
March 12 2018 5:56 PMStars Giving Money to Their Online Haters Pretty Much Encapsulates Our Internet Moment
Users
March 7 2018 7:14 PMSpotify’s New Tool Will Help You Achieve Gender-Equal Streaming and Remind You to Buy Alcohol

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