Heather Schwedel
Heather Schwedel

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

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Oct. 17 2018 3:36 PMThe New Way to Get People to Register to Vote Is to Trick Them Into It With Celebrity Gossip
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Oct. 15 2018 3:38 PMKeeping Your Wedding Guests Off Social Media Is Basically Hopeless. Just Ask Princess Eugenie.
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Oct. 11 2018 6:46 PMSnapchat Makes Television NowIt’s vertical, highly produced, and very superfluous.
Brow Beat
Oct. 11 2018 7:30 AMA Very Amateur Astrological Reading of A Star Is BornExamining the birth chart of the new Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga movie.
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Oct. 3 2018 6:19 PMWhy Bagel Snobs Shouldn’t Kvetch About the New Bagel Emoji
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Oct. 1 2018 1:23 PMThe “Female Blackout” Was Not Effective Social Media Activism. It Was a Chain Letter.
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Sept. 27 2018 2:00 PMYearbooks Are Character WitnessesLike social media posts, they reveal the qualities people value when writing their own myths. Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbook is no different.
Relationships
Sept. 20 2018 5:55 AMThe Very Public Love of Serena Williams and Alexis OhanianThe two are extremely good at performing their happy relationship online. Why do they do it?
The Slatest
Sept. 10 2018 7:52 PMWhy Would Cynthia Nixon Order Lox on a Cinnamon Raisin Bagel? We Present Six Theories.
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Sept. 7 2018 12:41 PMHow Brad Boxberger Became the First Player to Wear Emoji in an MLB Game
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Sept. 5 2018 5:13 PMWhat if Elon Musk’s Rage Emails Are Actually Just Gmail Smart Replies?
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Sept. 4 2018 10:00 AMA Guide to TikTok for Anyone Who Isn’t a TeenThe app where Gen Z vies for 15 seconds of fame is not as incomprehensible as it might appear.
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Aug. 31 2018 9:00 AMTo Friend or Not to FriendOur online lives are increasingly enmeshed in our real-world lives, including at work. Where does this leave the rules for social media etiquette between bosses and employees?
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Aug. 28 2018 3:28 PMTwo Years Into His Presidency and Donald Trump Still Doesn’t Use ComputersTrump does not compute.
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Aug. 23 2018 8:00 AMWhat’s on the Screen of the Guy Who Made a Movie Set Entirely on a ScreenSearching director Aneesh Chaganty wants to have a healthy internet life—but he’s still reading what you say about him on Twitter.
Relationships
Oct. 16 2018 1:29 PMIt’s Still Totally Acceptable to Dress Up as Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson for Halloween
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Oct. 12 2018 6:53 PMWould You Pay a Random Website 99 Cents to Find Out Who Else Paid It 99 Cents?The internet weirdos at Thinko think you might.
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Oct. 11 2018 3:09 PMKanye West Just Showed the Whole World His iPhone Passcode
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Oct. 9 2018 6:30 PMWhy Twitter’s #HimToo Mother-and-Son Saga Was a Satisfying Social Media Moment
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Oct. 3 2018 4:00 PMCats Really Hated the Presidential-Alert System Test
Future Tense
Sept. 28 2018 2:48 PMNow Is a Pretty Inconvenient Time for So Many Senators to Have Full Voicemail Inboxes
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Sept. 24 2018 1:45 PMRomantic LinksIn the era of TomKat and Brangelina, sites like WhosDatedWho were the web’s most useful celebrity-relationship resource. The internet moved on—but they’re still here.
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Sept. 13 2018 2:58 PMPssst, Ivanka’s Toadies on Instagram: Your Likes Are Public!
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Sept. 7 2018 5:28 PMHow the Olds Are Trying to Find Out Who Wrote the Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed
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Sept. 6 2018 4:13 PMThis Is a Citizen’s Arrest, Scott Walker. You’ve Killed Bitmoji.
The Slatest
Sept. 4 2018 5:34 PMThe Word Steve Bannon Used to Provoke Ivanka Perfectly Sums Up the Grossness of the Trump White House
The Slatest
Aug. 31 2018 3:20 PMLegendary New York Alt-Weekly the Village Voice Folds
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Aug. 29 2018 12:27 PMOn Google Maps, the Senate Building Has Already Been Renamed for John McCain
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Aug. 23 2018 5:40 PMInstagram Stories Is Making Azealia Banks’ Fight With Elon Musk Seem Even MessierThis medium is so weird.
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Aug. 22 2018 9:57 AMThere’s a New Social Media Site That Just Hurtles Your Life Updates Into the VoidSounds good to us.

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