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  1. the internet
    The FCC Wants to Let Us Choose What the Internet Knows About UsEver wonder why you get travel ads after you visit Expedia.com?
  2. select all
    The Internet’s New Celebrity Cat Is a Coconut-Oil Addict Called ‘Goal Kitty’You may have seen the tragic pictures floating around the internet: a black cat with a white splotch on her front, her paws awkwardly splayed up and out.
  3. the internet
    The New Search Engine for Kids Has Questionable FiltersBanned words on Kiddle include: uterus, menstruation, and wet willy.
  4. year in culture 2015
    The 10 Best Lists of 2015What parade of year-end lists would be complete without a list of lists?
  5. The Nine Canonical Responses to ‘U Mad,’ the Internet’s Most Grievous InsultActually, I’m laughing.
  6. Good Morning, User! Welcome to the New Intimacy EconomyWe often imagine the inevitable future tech dystopia will be cold, populations marching under the eye of sterile robot overlords, our speech monitored and scrubbed of sentiment and intonation. Increasingly, though, it seems like we’re hurtling toward the opposite.
  7. empire building
    There’s an Amazon Bookstore NowThe tech company extends its empire into the real world. 
  8. parenthood
    The Internet of Parents Is Miserable and I Love ItWhy it’s so hard to look away.
  9. cybersecurity
    The Key Lesson of the Ashley Madison Hack — Even for Non-AdulterersHow to know when to hand over sensitive data — and when not to.
  10. crime
    Why Did Two Girls Want to Kill for Slender Man?The problem wasn’t that they didn’t know they were living in a fantasy world. The problem was that they couldn’t — or didn’t — extricate themselves.
  11. hackers
    Hackers Claim They’ve Posted the Stolen Ashley Madison User DataIt hasn’t been verified, so don’t start searching for married dudes just yet. (And maybe just hold off forever.)
  12. the internet
    What Really Caused the Reddit Revolt?Untangling the theories on what sparked the ongoing meltdown on the “front page of the internet.”
  13. the internet
    Facebook Will Just Ask You What You Want to SeeNovel approach.
  14. beef
    Jack White’s Contentious History With the InternetSo many open letters.
  15. content
    Jack White Wishes We Would Stop Writing Blog Posts Exactly Like This OneWe are aware of the irony.
  16. psychology
    How the Internet Makes You Think You’re SmartPeople confuse searching for stuff with knowing stuff.
  17. ted talks
    Monica Lewinsky: ‘I Was Patient Zero’ of Internet-ShamingShe gave a TED Talk yesterday about her experience.
  18. our selfies ourselves
    I Am Not My Internet Personality, and You Probably Aren’t Yours, Either.Please, please do not believe everything you read online.
  19. the internet
    Where Were You When That Dress Destroyed the Internet?Kim Kardashian’s butt was nothing compared to “gold and white versus blue and black.”
  20. the gop
    The National Republican Congressional Committee Has Seen the Internet #OnFleek.
  21. This Russian Filmmaker Invented Response Memes 100 Years AgoAh, internet memes. Depending who you are, they’re what you make online and talk about with your buddies at school, what your goddamn kid won’t […]
  22. the internet
    Twitter Goes Nuts With #LifetimeBiopics After the Aaliyah Movie Premieres This was inevitable.
  23. james franco does it all
    James Franco Places Himself at the Internet’s MercyPeanut butter, sock puppets, puppies.
  24. the internet
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Facebook Account PrivacyReviewing your timeline, preventing break-ins, and avoiding creepy ads. 
  25. the internet
    Bill Cosby Asks Internet to ‘Meme’ Him; Twitter Responds With Rape AllegationsDeclaring “Go ahead. Meme me!” is rarely a smart move.
  26. new york's finest
    NYPD Stepping Up Social-Media MonitoringAfter last month’s hatchet attack.
  27. the internet
    Michael Bloomberg Owns the Domain BloombergBlows.nycAnd 399 others, just in case.
  28. the internet
    Woman Crowd-Funds More Than $500 to Pay for Halloween UberIt was also her birthday.
  29. weinergate forever
    Anthony Weiner Continues to Creep on the Sexy Women of TwitterAt this point, he knows we can see him.
  30. speeches
    Everyone Loves This Emotional Monica Lewinsky Speech on Sexism and Cyberbullying“I was Patient Zero: The first person to have their reputation completely destroyed, wordwide, via the internet.”
  31. the internet
    Why Would We Need Something Called ‘The Whiteness Project’?A Q&A with the project’s creator, Whitney Dow.
  32. the internet
    Nigerian President Threatens to Sue Content Farm Over ‘Libelous’ ListicleApparently RichestLifeStyle.com’s journalistic standards are not very high.
  33. technology
    The DEA Is Catfishing Drug Dealers on FacebookWithout permission.
  34. the internet
    Upper West Siders Horrified by Plague of ‘Internet People’“I don’t want children walking near ‘Internet people’ meeting.”
  35. The New Ice Bucket Challenge Is Just Guys Grabbing Their BallsI guess this was inevitable.
  36. the internet
    Lawsuit Threatened Over Leaked Celeb Nude PhotosSinger claims Google is “making millions from the victimization of women.”
  37. the internet
    Jared Leto’s Hair Is Reddit’s Newest InvestorFrom Angel Face to angel investor.
  38. Teen Finally Gets His Laser Cat Photo in the YearbookAlbeit with a slight addition.
  39. the internet
    Ello and the High-Speed Hype Cycle of a New Social NetworkFor a day or so, everyone was obsessed with the site that promises to be the “anti-Facebook.”
  40. new york's finest
    Police Discouraged From Posting Naked Men on TwitterSocial-media school for New York’s finest.
  41. the internet
    Aubrey Plaza Will Be the Voice of Grumpy CatIn Lifetime’s live-action Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.
  42. the internet
    Student Can’t Use Cat Photo As Senior PortraitBummer.
  43. nice things
    Here Is a September 11 Story With a Nice EndingA woman spent 13 years trying to find the owner of a photo found at Ground Zero.
  44. Reddit Made a Ton of Money Off of Those Nude Celebrity Photos“Instead, they chose to milk a week of publicity and a month of server time in Reddit gold before they stepped in.” 
  45. the internet
    Your Gmail Password Might Be on a Russian Bitcoin Forum Right NowIt’s worth checking to see. 
  46. the internet
    Should We Ban That Subreddit? A Flowchart Look Inside the Mind of Reddit AdminsTo help explain Reddit admins; thought process behind banning subreddits.
  47. the internet
    Reddit Got Rid of the Page That Hosted the Celebrity Nude Photos The site’s administrators claim that they “deplore the theft” of the images.
  48. the internet
    Charity Rejects Reddit Donations Over Celeb PicsHey, they tried.
  49. The Celebrity Nude Photo Hack May Have Contained Child PornographyA Reddit forum is now working to scrub the underage images.
  50. the internet
    Apple Denies iCloud Breach in Celeb Nude-Photo HackThe company chalked the leak up to user error.
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