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Internet Culture

  1. memes
    Hip New York Times Publishes 2017’s Hottest MemeThe distracted boyfriend meme appeared in print today.
  2. life in pixels
    Group Chats Are Making the Internet Fun AgainThe triumphant return of aimless digital chatter.
  3. internet culture
    European Parliament Passes Tough Online Copyright RulesInternet activists have criticized the measure as one that concentrates power and limits free speech.
  4. thanksgiving
    Here Is a Good Thanksgiving PrankSo wait, the turkey goes in the microwave for how long????
  5. my spoon is too big
    The Cartoon That Invented Internet Culture Gets a High-Definition RereleaseDon Hertzfeldt’s pioneering classic Rejected is now available in crisp 4K resolution.
  6. men who hate women
    When a Mass Murderer Has a Cult FollowingFour years ago, Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree. He continues to inspire violent men today.
  7. The Rise of the No-Context ScreenshotWhy use words when you can just use The Good Place instead?
  8. internet culture
    Mourning the Death of AIM With Memories of Our Most Embarrassing Screen NamesPour one out for AOL Instant Messenger.
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    Why Is Everyone on Twitter Suddenly Talking About Corncobs?Mix Hillary versus Bernie tensions with a sorta-famous internet joke, and you get … whatever this is.
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    The Woman Targeted by Gamergate on Surviving a World-Altering Trolling AttackZoë Quinn spent much of her life playing and designing games. Then she found herself inside one – a vicious, multiplayer real-time harassment bonanza.
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    The Future of College Is Facebook Meme GroupsWhat memes, teens, and the invasion of Martin Shkreli say about the modern college student.
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    Tumblr’s Unclear Future Shows That There’s No Money in Internet CultureWhat does it mean when sites like Tumblr are on the chopping block?
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    Maybe the Internet Isn’t a Fantastic Tool for Democracy After AllFake news is the easiest of the problems to fix.
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    How Internet Trolls Won the 2016 Presidential ElectionThe media don’t understand chan culture, and that’s made it easy for the channers to have a surprisingly easy time manipulating everyone.
  15. The Irrelevant-GIF Outrage Cycle Is Making Everyone DumberThere will always be more outrage. This will never end.
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    How Social Autopsy Fell for GamerGate Trutherism“Their network runs deep. So who knows? I don’t know how deep this goes.”
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    It’s Time to Reclaim TrollingIt’s not just nonsensical for a single word to refer to everything from sexual harassers and purveyors of racial hatred to mildly amusing jabs from the president, it’s stupid. And it’s time to take trolling back.