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  1. memes
    Cory Booker Side-Eyes Beto O’Rourke Over Spanish Debate AnswerBooker made quite the face when O’Rourke answered a question in Spanish. Later in the debate … he answered a question in Spanish.
  2. homophobia
    Google Tells Employees Not to Protest Google at PrideA leaked internal memo shows LGBTQ+ employees were told they could be punished for using Google’s platform to protest at Pride in San Francisco.
  3. youtube
    Nightmare Neighbor YouTuber Engaged to Nightmare TanaCon YouTuber. Maybe?Everything you wanted to know in a dispatch from the dark, fake universe of YouTubers, including cameo appearances from Mod Sun, Bella Thorne.
  4. the tweet beat
    I Highly Recommend the Beyoncé Twitter ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ GameWhatever you do … do not opt to let Beyoncé go swimming.
  5. the tweet beat
    Elon Musk Has Deleted His Twitter Account, According to … His TweetsUh, buddy.
  6. select all
    You Should Really, Really Make All Your Venmo Transactions PrivateA computer science student scraped data from millions of transactions without even needing the app.
  7. pride
    Talking to the Drag Queen Who Accidentally Caused a Right-Wing ‘War’A conversation with Christian Aguirre, the drag queen whose “Drag Queen Story Time” at a library inadvertently set off a national debate.
  8. the tweet beat
    Trump’s First Twitter Like in Years Is About … Rihanna?The “Executive Time” president salutes another work-life balance queen.
  9. the tweet beat
    Trump’s First Twitter Like in Years Is About … Rihanna?The “Executive Time” president salutes another work-life balance queen.
  10. self
    Don’t Let the Nike Plus-size Mannequin Troll Distract YouNike’s plus-size mannequins are the bare minimum a brand can do.
  11. bitcoin
    Rick Santorum Is Getting Into Bitcoin for CatholicsIt should have been called “Vaticoin,” if you ask me.
  12. music
    If You’re Protesting, Janet May Wants to Sing by Your SideThe musician talks about bringing songs to political actions and how losing her father to Alzheimer’s inspired her forthcoming solo album.
  13. the tweet beat
    PSA: Twitter Isn’t Notifying People If You DM Their TweetsNothing to be worried about.
  14. fake news
    Sorry But Your Favorite Viral Story is Probably FakeA guide to keep you from getting duped.
  15. fake news
    Five Signs a Viral Story Is FakeA guide to keep you from getting duped.
  16. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Hadestown Director Rachel ChavkinThe Tony award-winning director on sexism, surrogacy and working with her friends.
  17. youtube
    Should YouTube Have Banned Steven Crowder?Intelligencer staffers discuss the platform’s hesitant response to harassment on its platform.
  18. select all
    Why Can’t Tech Companies Do the ‘Right’ Thing the First Time?After initially saying it would do nothing, YouTube announced it was demonetizing Steven Crowder for videos hurling slurs at a journalist.
  19. homophobia
    YouTube Celebrates Pride Month by Saying It’s OK to Call Someone a ‘Lispy Queer’YouTube has declined to discipline right-wing vlogger Steven Crowder for repeatedly harassing Vox journalist Carlos Maza.
  20. oops
    Some People Couldn’t Turn on Their A/C When Google Went Down over the WeekendGoogle Cloud outages across the world over the weekend meant some users couldn’t unlock their doors or turn on their air conditioners.
  21. experiments
    I Tried (and Failed) to Do My Hair Like Gentleman JackThe show’s lead stylist gave me a few tips on how they create those ridiculous curls.
  22. memes
    Hip New York Times Publishes 2017’s Hottest MemeThe distracted boyfriend meme appeared in print today.
  23. *borat voice* my wife
    A Brief Guide to Wife GuysFrom Don’t Email My Wife Guy to Cliff Wife Guy.
  24. fake news
    When It Comes to Viral Twitter, Trust But VerifyShane Morris tweeted an insane story about stealing heroin from a member of MS-13. Now he’s saying it was all lies.
  25. instagram
    IGTV Is Just YouTube NowInstagram’s hub for long-form video never really took off despite Facebook’s best efforts.
  26. media
    Esquire’s Editor-in-Chief Jay Fielden Steps DownHe held the role for three years.
  27. select all
    Tech Companies Are Sorry Only When They Get CaughtGoogle gave $150,000 in free ads to an anti-abortion organization that falsely advertised crisis pregnancy centers as real abortion providers.
  28. apple
    Apple Finally Says It’ll Fix Its Crappy MacBook KeyboardIn caseeeeee you’reeeeee typing likeeeee this.
  29. this is coconuts
    Why Everyone Is Tweeting About Pee and Coconut WaterYes, that social media manager is holding a jar of her own piss.
  30. influencers
    My Afternoon With ‘Curvy Wife Guy’I met up with a guy whose Instagram I’d devoted hundreds of words to making fun of. Was it possible we’d get along?
  31. influencers
    My Afternoon With ‘Curvy Wife Guy’I met up with a guy whose Instagram I’d devoted hundreds of words to making fun of. Was it possible we’d get along?
  32. this is dumb
    Dude Raises $1.6 Million for ‘Liquid Death’ … Which Is Just Tallboy Water CansThe cans are tallboys and sell for nearly $2 apiece.
  33. life in pixels
    Is Instagram’s Future Just Snapchat’s Past?The platform is testing getting rid of like counts.
  34. the tweet beat
    You, Too, Can Live Like Jack Dorsey (by Drinking Saltwater and Living in a Tent)A Faraday tent with an infrared sauna inside. Okay, sure, Jack.
  35. fyre festival
    This Is Billy McFarland’s Fyre Festival Comeback PlanMcFarland has been writing memoir pages by hand and mailing them from prison to his girlfriend for transcription.
  36. hate speech
    Facebook Announced Ban on Far-Right Extremists Before Actually Banning ThemFacebook and Instagram banned Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, among a list of other extremists.
  37. hate speech
    Facebook Announced Ban on Far-Right Extremists Before Actually Banning ThemFacebook and Instagram banned Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, among a list of other extremists.
  38. facebook
    Does Facebook’s Privacy Pivot Really Mean Anything?Intelligencer writers discuss whether the company’s new strategy is as much of a sea change as it appears.
  39. operation varsity blues
    More Parents Are Afraid They’ll Be Caught in College Admissions ScandalAccording to a new report, some parents in Southern California are freaking out about the possibility that they’ll be charged too.
  40. operation varsity blues
    More Parents Are Afraid They’ll Be Caught in College Admissions ScandalAccording to a new report, some parents in Southern California are freaking out about the possibility that they’ll be charged too.
  41. life in pixels
    On the Internet, You Can Run But You Can’t HideSomebody blocking you on Instagram doesn’t mean you can’t still see their posts.
  42. no thank you
    Do Not Tell Facebook Your CrushFacebook’s new Secret Crush dating feature seems like a terrible idea if you care at all about your privacy.
  43. take a lactaid buddy
    As Cheddar Sells for $200 Million, Key Question Remains: Isn’t That Swiss?An internet beef with a side of cheese.
  44. viral video
    That Chin-on-Palm Video Is, of Course, a TikTok Meme ChallengeIn the video, a guy stretches out his palm and a woman repeatedly runs to put her face in it. Sound weird? Let’s discuss.
  45. google
    Google Appears to Be Retaliating Against Walkout OrganizersOne woman said she was told to take a sick leave despite being perfectly healthy.
  46. instagram
    Curvy Wife Guy Proud to Announce Curvy Wife Is ‘Carrying His Seed’Congrats to the whole curve-loving family.
  47. mueller time
    Sorry, Peelievers: The Only Trump Tapes in the Mueller Report Sound FakeThe Mueller report reveals Team Trump was interested in compromising tapes believed to be in Russia’s possession — but it appears they weren’t real.
  48. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  49. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  50. what the zuck?
    Anecdotes Reveal Things Are Still Really Messed Up Inside FacebookWired has new details, from staff following reporters into the bathroom to fallout from the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.
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