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Internet

  1. some good news
    And Now, Over to Brad Pitt With the WeatherJohn Krasinski’s Youtube series got a name-brand weatherman.
  2. parental controls
    TikTok Disables DMs for Users Under 16 One Day Before Charli D’Amelio’s BirthdayConvenient.
  3. covid diary
    Sex Workers and Amateurs Try Quarantine Camming“It’s really hard to get the shot of my ass.”
  4. vision 2020
    Please Don’t Fall for Mike Bloomberg’s Twitter PostsThey’re a dirty trick.
  5. vision 2020
    How Low Will Democrats Go? Probably Not Low Enough.In a world of fake news and dank memes, this means they’re no longer very good at the internet.
  6. select all
    The Characters Who Dominated the Internet in 2019The VSCO Girl, the Area 51 Raider, the Wife Guy, the Too-Online Boomer, and more.
  7. extremely online
    How Baby Yoda Took Over the Internet[Sips broth.]
  8. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  9. the future issue
    In 2029, I’ll Regret All My Hand-wringing Over Social MediaI now find myself questioning the moral imperative for women to avoid vanity and sidestep aesthetic fantasies.
  10. the future issue
    In 2029, the Internet Will Make Us Act Like Medieval PeasantsWhat if we aren’t being accelerated into a cyberpunk future so much as thrown into some fantastical premodern past?
  11. trolls
    Online Trolls Were Shaken and Stirred by New 007 Lashana LynchShe’s the new 007, but not the new Bond. And that’s kind of the point.
  12. just asking questions
    Danielle Citron on Deepfakes and the Katie Hill ScandalThe recent Genius Grant winner has been studying online harassment for years, well before it became mainstream news.
  13. influencers
    Consider This Cigarette-Smoking CockroachA list of potential headlines about NYC’s filthy new mascot.
  14. here's to you
    We Live in the Age of EggFrom Greg the Egg to the Masked Singer Egg, a list of the eggs who’ve taken over in 2019.
  15. succession
    What Your BuzzFeed Succession Quiz Results Really MeanRoman: You’re a disgusting little slime puppy and you know it.
  16. the truth is out there
    The Area 51 Raid Is Happening Right Now, Let’s ‘See Them Aliens’Meanwhile, in Nevada…
  17. celebrity
    Taylor Swift Says She Didn’t Know She Was an Alt-Right IconShe didn’t have internet on her phone, so.
  18. viral trends
    The Teens Have Found a New Ill-Advised Viral TrendThey’re gluing their upper lips to their Cupid’s bows for TikTok.
  19. moving to boston with my cousin
    Somebody Give This Theater Kid a Tony for Her Musical ParodiesLiva Pierce’s viral Twitter video flawlessly captures the strangeness of musical singing cues.
  20. internet
    This ‘Pizzadilla’ Is the Breakout Horror Film of the SeasonIt’s truly filled with horrifying plot twists.
  21. k-beautiful
    5 Korean Beauty Influencers to FollowLike and subscribe.
  22. the internet
    Hasan Minhaj Wants to Mail You a Netflix DVDIf your internet provider sucks, there is a way out!
  23. internet
    13-Year-Old ASMR Star Quits YouTube Because Her Videos Keep Getting RemovedMakenna Kelly says the platform keeps flagging her ASMR videos as “inappropriate” — which she claims is “blatant discrimination.”
  24. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Cat Massage VideoTen years ago, during the summer between my freshman and sophomore years of college, a now-classic viral video colonized my brain.
  25. wife guys
    Everything to Know About Cliff Wife, the Wife Who Fell Off a CliffInside one YouTuber’s dramatic saga-turned Twitter meme.
  26. influencers
    Who Takes These Terrifying Couple Pics for Travel Influencers?We asked several to find out.
  27. the cinema
    Movie Premieres Looked Absolutely Wild in the ’90s and Early 2000sTalking to guy behind @NightOpening, the Twitter account unearthing the greatest, weirdest photos from that era.
  28. series of tubes
    The Democrats Are Trying to Bring Back a Free, Open InternetThe Democrats have introduced a bill that would restore the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality order.
  29. a case of mistaken identity
    Concerned Minnesotan Calls Cops on Cardboard Cutout of Pillow Mogul“Those cardboard cutouts sure can look real from a distance.”
  30. niche drama
    This Female Twitter Comic Was Actually a Man Pretending to Be His Own WifeAn intoxicatingly inane Twitter scandal, explained.
  31. internet
    Russia Will Cut Itself Off From the Rest of the Internet (Temporarily)Russia is examining new regulations that will ensure the internet can still operate if other countries decide to penalize it.
  32. memes
    See the Meme That’s the Culmination of 5,000 Years of Human CivilizationThe ad one can never escape .
  33. celebrity
    The Making and Marketing of a 9-Year-Old Meme MachineThe legend of Lil Tay, the foul-mouthed preteen who swept Instagram.
  34. life in pixels
    How Much of the Internet Is Fake?Turns out, a lot of it, actually.
  35. internet
    Sex Was the Best Part About TumblrWhy softcore porn was the best part of the platform.
  36. global tech
    This Article Is Brought to You Through Sea and MudThe internet lives in big rooms full of giant cables. Two towns, 10,000 miles apart, carry the web through the ocean.
  37. 2038
    In 20 Years, the Internet Will Have Swallowed You, So Nothing Will Be PrivateOn this week’s episode of 2038, the author of What Is Code? talks about the true (maybe terrifying) meaning of the “internet of things.”
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. select all
    How New FCC Rollbacks Could Cut Off Rural Americans From the InternetNearly 24 percent of all rural Americans reported major barriers to high-speed internet access.
  41. 246 nicoles
    Man Sent Email to 246 Women Named Nicole; Nicoles Organized Meet-Up Without Him“If you are the one and just don’t want to talk to me that’s okay.”
  42. ha ha ha
    Are You Johny Johny or Papa?Johny Johny? Yes, Papa. Are you Papa? Maybe, Papa.
  43. missing the mark
    No One Was Pleased That Madonna Made the Aretha Franklin Tribute About HerselfTwitter was not impressed with Madonna’s speech that was supposed to be about Aretha Franklin.
  44. cool nuns
    This Cool Nun Threw an Amazing Opening Pitch at a White Sox Baseball GameSister Mary Jo threw a spectacular first pitch at a White Sox baseball game.
  45. select all
    Facebook Is Running Out of HumansFacebook stock fell 24 percent overnight not because of political scandal but because there just aren’t enough people for it to grow.
  46. good ideas
    There Should Be No Internet for One Weekend Per MonthA good idea.
  47. select all
    The E.U.’s New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better InternetData regulation could do more than protect your personal information — it might result in a new, happier internet.
  48. select all
    I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet AnymoreThe other day, I found myself looking at a blank address bar in a new tab of my web browser. I wanted to waste time, but … I didn’t know how.
  49. select all
    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
  50. select all
    The Untold Story of Jaime Levy, Punk-Rock Cyber-Publishing PioneerHow a punk-rock kid from L.A. created some of the coolest publications of the 1990s.
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