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  1. media
    Is It Time to Regulate Social Media Influencers?Cases of fraud are common in the multi-billion dollar influencer marketing industry. A “Cambridge Analytica moment” could be next.
  2. social media
    AOC Will Try to Teach Her Democratic Colleagues to Be Good at TwitterThis may be her hardest task yet.
  3. pranks
    YouTube Bans Dangerous Pranks Like the ‘Bird Box Challenge’YouTubers are no longer allowed to risk or make anyone fear for their lives.
  4. youtube
    Sentence Reduced for Parents in Abusive YouTube ‘Prank’ VideosHeather and Michael Martin, a.k.a. “DaddyOFive,” lost custody of two of their children in 2017 over their YouTube videos.
  5. frank ocean sighting
    Why Frank Ocean Gave Us the Gift of His Instagram“I feel like there was dissonance between how I was seen by the audience and where I was actually.”
  6. self
    The Best Way to Do Social Media Is Not to PostA call for social-media restraint.
  7. twitter
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Tweets She Can’t SendNot all of her tweets “see the light of day,” she says.
  8. not nice things
    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Actor Bullied Off Twitter After Film’s Release“I accept all criticisms…”
  9. facebook follies
    Facebook’s Year of Scandal, Ranked By How Much You Should Actually CareIt’s tough to separate controversy from non-troversy when it comes to Facebook
  10. twitter
    Trump Used to Write Out His Tweets in SharpieIt apparently took him several years to realize he could just post his odious musings himself.
  11. where's the beef?
    Kanye Didn’t Appreciate Ariana Grande’s ‘Foolish’ Twitter Commentary About HimAnd now, Grande didn’t appreciate West’s words.
  12. algorithms
    Algorithms Are Black Boxes — Even to the Tech Companies That Make ThemThe complex webs of code tech companies rely on produce results, but even they don’t know how. It’s time for them to admit it.
  13. social media
    ‘Creators’ and the End of Online LeisureA single word has distorted the way users and platforms interact.
  14. select all
    Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ Take It One Step Closer to Becoming FacebookYou can now post curated Stories for a select group of followers.
  15. temper tantrums
    Far-Right Activist’s Sad, Solitary Protest Against Twitter Is Already OverFar-right activist Laura Loomer is staging a “protest” after being banned from the social-networking platform, but no one really cares.
  16. god save the teen
    Teens Would Like You to Know Social Media Is Actually Good So Back Off, MomA study of American teenagers shows kids feel overwhelmingly positive about being online and they’re smart enough not to believe everything they read.
  17. life in pixels
    The Decline and Fall of the Zuckerberg EmpireDo we need Facebook?
  18. exes
    Hailey Baldwin Endured Everyone’s Instagram Worst NightmareShe accidentally followed a fan account devoted to her husband’s ex.
  19. life in pixels
    Fox News’ Silent War on TwitterThe network has found a way to treat Twitter with the same bitter contempt it’s always treated the New York Times.
  20. religion
    Upload Your Prayers to the Virgin of GuadalupeIn Mexico, the Basilica of Guadalupe offers a digital pilgrimage. It’s not the only holy site to do so.
  21. global tech
    These ChatBots Help Zimbabweans Find Fuel During a ShortageZimbabwe is experiencing a major gas shortage. Social media platforms like WhatsApp are countering its worst effects.
  22. gab
    Gab, the Social Media Site for the Alt-Right, Gets DeplatformedAfter the Pittsburgh shooter was found to have used the site, it was abandoned by its business partners. What does that mean for Twitter?
  23. mail bombings
    Mail Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Dispensed Memes and Threats on Social MediaThe suspect loves MAGA memes and hates the fake-news media. Very surprising. Wow.
  24. the internet is for porn
    How Smartphones Got a Conservative Nation Hooked on PornIn 2012, three Indian politicians were forced to step down after they were caught watching porn during a session of Parliament.
  25. social media
    The Thing I Most Crave on Social Media Is an EndingOnline, these days, the feeling of coming to the end of a feed is so rare, so elusive, that encountering it anywhere is immensely satisfying.
  26. not cool
    Tricking Your Readers Isn’t Cute, Even If It’s in the Name of Voter RegistrationIf you see a link on Twitter claiming Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are splitting up, you might want to think twice about clicking it.
  27. decisions
    Did I Make a Mistake Selling My Social-Media Darling to Yahoo?Yahoo was negotiating to buy Facebook and Del.icio.us at the same time. Zuckerberg famously said no. Del.icio.us CEO Joshua Schachter said yes.
  28. tech boot camp
    Get the Most Out of Your iPhone Camera With This Hidden FeatureDevelopers have unlocked a feature that allows users to capture every bit of information your iPhone camera is capable of.
  29. select all
    Why Can’t Instagram Get Anybody to Care About IGTV?It’s been months since Instagram launched its longform video hub, with help from popular creators. So why isn’t the YouTube competitor luring users?
  30. life in pixels
    Donald Trump, Kanye West, and the Reign of Human ClickbaitMedia outlets created “clickbait” to stand out in a crowded environment. What’s the psychological equivalent?
  31. technoguilt
    The Algorithm Knows Me. So Why Does It Keep Shaming Me?Algorithm shame: the inescapable feeling of being pigeonholed with almost no one to blame but yourself.
  32. social media
    If You Charge People to Tweet, They’ll Revolt in the StreetUganda’s social media tax is just another way for the government to crack down on dissent. The country’s youth isn’t having any of it.
  33. global tech
    In Internet-Bare Rural India, the Largest Social Network Is a Toll-Free HotlineCGNet Swara delivers local news over the phone to residents of central India, where only 3 percent of residents have internet.
  34. select all
    I Can’t Control My Social-Media Usage. But iOS 12 Can!Using technology to solve my addiction to technology. What could go wrong?
  35. parenthood
    Instagram, My 3-Year-Old Daughter, and MeAm I actually instilling some meaningful lesson about confidence? Or am I just teaching her how to lie?
  36. select all
    Kanye West Is Finally Right About Something: Social Media Shouldn’t Have MetricsA rare moment of Twitter clarity from Kanye West.
  37. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day 6Jaws, teenage crushes, and Bria Vinaite.
  38. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day 5Venezuelan hot dogs and bucket hats.
  39. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day FourEven when it rains, it pours fashion.
  40. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day 3It’s always nice when the long line is worth the party inside!
  41. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day TwoKanye West, Martha Stewart, and sound baths.
  42. social media
    Ariana Grande Shuts Instagram Comments After Mac Miller Death To Stop TrollsTrolls had been posting repeatedly on her photos.
  43. social media
    Joel Kim Booster and Patti Harrison to Host New Digital Series at Comedy CentralThe show will cover the week’s news through the lens of social-media reactions.
  44. nyfw spring 2019
    The Best Social-Media Moments From Fashion Week, Day 1Tom Ford, Henry Golding, and a whole lot of Instagram.
  45. social media
    Where to Follow All of the Cut’s Editors During Fashion WeekWe’re everywhere!
  46. celebrity
    Emily Ratajkowski Envisions Her Instagram As a ‘Sexy Feminist Magazine’Okay!
  47. it's complicated
    Being Orbited by Exes Is My Favorite ThingWhen I catch one looking at my Instagram Story, it allows me to imagine, for a moment, that my life is as fun as the social-media show I’ve curated.
  48. Don Lemon Responds to Trump’s Insulting Tweet About His LeBron James Interview“Who’s the real dummy?”
  49. death
    Widower Brings His Wife’s Photo to the Sea Every DayMy husband better do this.
  50. social media
    Selma Blair Quits Twitter in Solidarity With James GunnGunn was fired from Disney earlier this month.
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