Heather Schwedel
Heather Schwedel

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

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May 21 2018 6:28 PMGmail’s New Nudge Feature Is a More Efficient Way to Feel Guilty About Your Inbox
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May 18 2018 6:24 PMWhat Twitter’s Nosiest Brits and Yanks Are Saying About the Royal Wedding
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May 15 2018 5:01 PMYanny vs. Laurel Is “the Dress” for Your Ears
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May 10 2018 4:50 PMWho Was in the Wrong in the Greta Gerwig Movie Case? Everyone, but Mostly Society.
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May 9 2018 7:26 AMFans of Elon Musk and Grimes Are Worried Their Relationship Has Broken Art and Capitalism
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May 7 2018 7:29 PM“Be Best” Has to Be Bad on Purpose, Right?
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May 2 2018 12:45 PMFacebook’s Move Into Online Dating Has Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble Acting Like Spurned Lovers
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April 25 2018 6:02 PMAmazon’s New Alexa for Kids Will Raise Your Child For You
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April 24 2018 8:29 PMOnline Trolls Are Waging Their Own Infinity War Against Avengers: Infinity War
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April 23 2018 4:52 PMAccessing the Munchie MainframeWhy the foolish idea of hacking vending machines remains so appealing.
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April 20 2018 1:24 PMSarah Palin Is Now Hawking Skinny Tea on Instagram
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April 14 2018 8:00 AMThe Twitter Account for Telling Us Which NBA Team Is “FULL FILTH RAT”@isjanosnba, we salute you.
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April 11 2018 5:32 PMHere Is a Really Stressful Video of Mark Zuckerberg Saying “Senator,” “Congressman,” and “Congresswoman” Dozens of Times
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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.
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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.
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May 19 2018 10:50 AMWhy We Loved Harry’s Wedding-Aisle Lip Bite—and Can’t Resist Overanalyzing Couples’ Body Language
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May 16 2018 9:00 PMOf Course the Pope Thinks Selfies Are the Problem With Kids Today
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May 11 2018 6:53 PMA Reddit Mix-up Over the Word “Binary” Gave Us the Week’s Most Heartwarming Internet Moment
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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.
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May 8 2018 4:44 PMBan Scorpios?Every internet community has a scapegoat. Apparently even astrology.
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May 3 2018 9:48 AMMichael Avenatti’s Doomed Quest to Make the #Basta Hashtag Happen
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April 26 2018 6:02 PMAll the Celebrity Texting Insights We Gleaned from Kanye West and John Legend’s Exchange
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April 25 2018 1:41 PMThink Your Old Tweets Are Embarrassing? At Least They Aren’t Evidence You Were Recruiting for a Sex Cult.
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April 24 2018 12:56 PMHow Jeremy Burge Went From Mac Fanboy to Emoji MogulThe founder of Emojipedia reveals the emojis he loves and reviles, plus how much he got for selling half a bitcoin.
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April 20 2018 6:48 PMThe Best Thing on the Internet This Week Was When Chrissy Teigen Logged Back Into Neopets
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April 18 2018 5:41 PMThe Wall Street Journal Thinks Old People Can’t Handle Instant Messaging
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April 13 2018 4:41 PMAn Attempt to Understand the Facebook Hearings as Experienced Only Through Memes
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April 11 2018 1:15 PMMy Personal Favorite Part of the Facebook Congressional Hearings Was When Mark Zuckerberg Started Talking About Muffins
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April 5 2018 5:50 PMThe Twitter InvoiceStep 1: Go viral. Step 2: Quick, self-promote while you’re hot! Step 3: Profit?
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April 3 2018 5:03 PMWhy Talk When You Can Program an iPad to Say “F— You” in Your Own Voice?

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