After more than two months of hard-hitting investigations from reporters, Taye Diggs has finally revealed why he’s following you on Twitter. The Today Show got the scoop, and the answer is pretty much what you would expect: He hired a social media expert, and that guy started following thousands and thousands of people for him.
Don’t worry, though, Taye Diggs totally reads your tweets. He even tweeted a video of himself looking at your posts right afterward, so: proof.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.