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  1. is britney free?!
    Britney Spears Just Posted on Instagram and Wants You to Know She’s OkayFans thought the singer didn’t have control of her social-media accounts.
  2. life in pixels
    The White House’s ‘Tech Bias’ Reporting Form Is a Masterpiece of TrumpismThe White House’s call for stories of bias on social media is the apotheosis of the administration’s belief system.
  3. twitter
    How My Aversion to Twitter Became CoolI kept resolving to keep up more with Twitter, until suddenly I found myself ahead of the curve.
  4. life in pixels
    Group Chats Are Making the Internet Fun AgainThe triumphant return of aimless digital chatter.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. life in pixels
    Joe Biden’s Bad Announcement Tweet Was a Good Boomer PostThe oddly punctuated tweet in which Joe Biden announced his presidency was the most authentic possible format for a 76-year-old man.
  8. studies
    80 Percent of Tweets Come From 2 Percent of AmericansA new survey finds that young Democrats are overrepresented compared to the general population.
  9. duh
    Are You Horny for This Andy Samberg Pic?“100% chaotic good.”
  10. social media
    For Democrats, Twitter Is Not Real Life. But It Could Be.Liberals on social media are not representative of the Democratic electorate. But the activists and elites who set partisan agendas never are.
  11. #yachtcocaineprostitutes
    Devin Nunes Has No Idea How Twitter WorksThat hasn’t stopped the congressman from suing people over their tweets.
  12. beauty
    Lush UK Is Breaking Up With Social Media“We’ve decided it’s time to bid farewell to some of our social channels and open up the conversation between you and us instead.⁣”
  13. instadrama
    Guy Says Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Stole His Instagram HandleSomeone woke up this week to find that his Instagram handle of three years suddenly belonged to the royal family.
  14. recommendations
    Patti Harrison and Joel Kim Booster Do Read the Comments on Unsend“We’re here, we’re queer, and we’ll never die.”
  15. moderation
    Report: YouTube’s Alt-Right Content Is As Popular As Its MusicFor years, employees warned executives about prioritizing engagement above all else.
  16. power
    Incredibly, the Freshman Congresswomen Keep Making C-Span Go ViralWatching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar speak truth to power will never get old.
  17. life in pixels
    Why We Fake College Applications and Facebook ProfilesRick Singer’s college admissions fixing scheme has a lot in common with scams and catfishing on social media.
  18. college admissions scandal
    Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Scammed Their Way Off Social MediaHuffman’s parenting website has also been taken down.
  19. college admissions scandal
    Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Scammed Their Way Off Social MediaHuffman’s parenting website has also been taken down.
  20. the internet
    Why Netflix’s One Day at a Time Cancellation Feels Like a BetrayalWhen a multi-billion-dollar media company tweets like your online friend, its business decisions are bound to feel personal.
  21. keeping up with the royals
    Meghan Markle Isn’t a Big Fan of TwitterWonder why.
  22. Snooki’s Guide to Social MediaHot tip: Avoid posting nudes.
  23. keeping up with the royals
    Queen Elizabeth Is on Instagram Now(Or at least signing Instagrams from the royal account.)
  24. just asking
    How Question Prompts Took Over TwitterThe hot new social media trend? Asking people to talk about themselves.
  25. ask polly
    ‘Is My Absence From Social Media a Red Flag?’I think you’re ahead of the curve.
  26. screen time
    Too Much Peppa Pig Is Causing Kids to Speak in British AccentsCrikey, is your kid under the influence of the #PeppaEffect?
  27. life in pixels
    With Social Media Disinformation, What — and Who — Should We Be Afraid Of?We may have more to fear from wealthy donors than from geopolitical adversaries like Russia.
  28. social media
    Where to Follow All of the Cut’s Editors During Fashion WeekWe’re everywhere!
  29. buzzfeed
    BuzzFeed’s Experimental Era Is OverThe site prided itself on taking risks and shifted media as a result. But it still hasn’t turned a profit.
  30. talking to
    How to Survive Having an Internet-Famous RelativeNine people on the perks and pitfalls of having an influencer in the family.
  31. celebrity
    The Making and Marketing of a 9-Year-Old Meme MachineThe legend of Lil Tay, the foul-mouthed preteen who swept Instagram.
  32. 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.
  33. social media
    AOC Will Try to Teach Her Democratic Colleagues to Be Good at TwitterThis may be her hardest task yet.
  34. pranks
    YouTube Bans Dangerous Pranks Like the ‘Bird Box Challenge’YouTubers are no longer allowed to risk or make anyone fear for their lives.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.”
  37. self
    The Best Way to Do Social Media Is Not to PostA call for social-media restraint.
  38. twitter
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Tweets She Can’t SendNot all of her tweets “see the light of day,” she says.
  39. not nice things
    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Actor Bullied Off Twitter After Film’s Release“I accept all criticisms…”
  40. 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
  41. 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.
  42. where's the beef?
    Kanye Didn’t Appreciate Ariana Grande’s ‘Foolish’ Twitter Commentary About HimAnd now, Grande didn’t appreciate West’s words.
  43. 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.
  44. social media
    ‘Creators’ and the End of Online LeisureA single word has distorted the way users and platforms interact.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. life in pixels
    The Decline and Fall of the Zuckerberg EmpireDo we need Facebook?
  49. exes
    Hailey Baldwin Endured Everyone’s Instagram Worst NightmareShe accidentally followed a fan account devoted to her husband’s ex.
  50. 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.
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