Heather Schwedel
Heather Schwedel

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

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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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Aug. 17 2018 7:17 PMFor Your Consideration: Eric Trump’s Use of the #Wife Hashtag
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Aug. 15 2018 5:45 AMGuys! Exclamation Points Are Out of Control.I hereby grant the internet full punctuation amnesty.
The Industry
Aug. 10 2018 4:20 PMHow Tagging @Jack Became the Go-To Way to Complain About Twitter, on Twitter
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Aug. 7 2018 12:32 PMThose “Dear Ivanka” Posts on Instagram Probably Won’t Do Much. They’re Still the Public Shaming She Deserves.
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Aug. 2 2018 6:28 PMWe Don’t Need a White-Wine EmojiWe have nearly 2,700 pictograms to converse with. Enough.
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July 31 2018 12:32 PMWhat if Tweets Had an Expiration Date?Old tweets are too easily weaponized. Maybe it’s time to accept that the medium is simply best observed in the present.
Relationships
July 28 2018 12:47 AMThis Email From a Bride Firing a Bridesmaid Embodies Wedding-Season Schadenfreude“I need to ask you to relinquish your duties as a bridesmaid.”
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.
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Aug. 20 2018 5:11 PMLook at What Sarah Jeong Is Tweeting Now!Her take on inflation in Canada is truly wild.
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Aug. 17 2018 8:00 AM*Checks Notes* Was the Perfect Trump-Era Twitter Joke. It’s Time to Let It Go.
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Aug. 13 2018 5:31 PMThe Instagram Book Exchange Only Sounds Like a ScamUsers are actually sending each other books—and reclaiming the ever-sketchy genre of chain letters.
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Aug. 8 2018 5:17 PMThere’s a Fun New Game to Play When a Famous Person Sends a Nonsense Tweet
Science
Aug. 3 2018 6:11 PMEverything You Ever Wanted to Know About Renting a GoatLeave the landscaping to the professionals.
The Slatest
July 31 2018 6:40 PMObserve Melania Trump Trying to Look Like She’s Ever Been in a Garden Before and Despair
Television
July 31 2018 5:55 AMThe Bold Type Is Getting Better and Better. Too Bad Its Main Character Isn’t.Season 2 is a big improvement. There’s just one problem.
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July 27 2018 12:33 PMDoes Grimes’ Newly Aggressive Twitter Style Seem Familiar to Anyone Else?

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