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  1. tiktok
    Is Trump Really Banning TikTok?He issued an executive order banning the app from operating in the U.S., unless its Chinese-owned parent company sells it off.
  2. the internet
    Wait, But I Just Got a TikTokWTF are Instagram “Reels”?
  3. very online
    This Scientist Twitter Drama Is WildMeTooStem founder BethAnn McLaughlin admitted to inventing a colleague and saying she’d died of COVID-19.
  4. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  5. coronavirus
    Madonna’s Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory Post Flagged by InstagramHere we go again.
  6. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  7. for the fans
    Okay, Who’s Out Here Asking Supermarket Sweep Host David Ruprecht for Feet Pics?David Ruprecht has only one issue with new fans trying to friend him on Facebook.
  8. keeping up with the royals
    Anyway, Here’s Prince Harry’s Embarrassing Old Instagram HandleStars, they’re just like us.
  9. lawsuits
    Producer Sues the Academy Over ‘Bland, Formulaic’ Social Media Presence“It is the Academy’s stubborn refusal to engage the audience on social media that dooms the Oscars to a has-been awards show.”
  10. tiktok
    The Trump Administration Is Considering Banning TikTokThe U.S. opened a national-security investigation into the app last year.
  11. extremely online
    Tina Lawson Defends Beyoncé Against ‘Social-Media Terrorists’ on InstagramThe singer has received criticism for appropriating African culture on her upcoming visual album Black Is King and for her relationship to capitalism.
  12. there's nothing like a dame
    Judi Dench Insists She’d Be Dead If It Weren’t for TikTok“It saved my life.”
  13. power
    Is It Dangerous to Post Pictures of Protesters’ Faces?As images from protests circulate online, some fear that individuals will become targets.
  14. media digest
    Former Employees at Complex Speak Out on Racism and SexismThey described a workplace rife with abuse.
  15. extremely online
    Snapchat Removes Juneteenth Filter That Asked Users to Smile to Break ChainsThe corporations are at it again.
  16. cut chats
    Patia Borja Wants You to Educate YourselfIn conversation with the woman behind the master list of resources on how to dismantle systemic racism that’s taken over Instagram.
  17. roundtables
    A Roundtable Discussion on a Chaotic Week in Social MediaAs new rules emerge and people test the bounds of what’s acceptable online, Vulture gathers to discuss what unrest looks like on your phone.
  18. bless his heart
    Finally, Some Joy: Someone Found Ben Affleck’s Secret InstagramHis private account’s username is “positiveattitudehunting.”
  19. the national interest
    Trump Threatens to Close Down Social Media for Challenging His LiesThe president isn’t pretending to have any neutral principles. He wants to control all media.
  20. vision 2020
    There’s Only One Way the ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Matters“Enthusiasm” for a presidential general election candidate is usually exaggerated and often unimportant.
  21. coronavirus
    Bryan Adams Goes Wide With It in Bizarre COVID-19 Veganism RantBlaming “bat eating” “virus making greedy bastards” for his concert cancellations.
  22. social media
    Instagram Is Scrambling to Release a Feature to Memorialize Dead UsersThe social-media company says the pandemic has prompted it to aim for an early release.
  23. fundraising
    Gucci Invites Artists to Help FundraiseIncluding photographer Derek Ridgers, who contributed pictures of “what life was like before.”
  24. big baby
    The Big Baby Knows How to LiveBig Baby is a lifestyle icon.
  25. recommendations
    Relax With a Loving Chihuahua SerenadeWatch Malinda Herman sing to her tiny dog. Again. And again.
  26. instagram
    I Love Your Crappy ContentThe constant, mundane updates from isolation have made Instagram fun again.
  27. coronavirus
    Lower Your Video Quality for the Greater GoodEveryone working and playing from home is taxing our internet infrastructure. You don’t need to watch everything in 1080p.
  28. no uggos
    TikTok Is Not The Internet’s EdenAccording to a report, moderators were advised to keep those with “ugly facial looks” & “dilapidated housing” off its front page.
  29. sure why not
    CGI Influencer ‘Consciously Uncoupling’ From Human BoyfriendLil Miquela and her alive boy, Nick, are no more.
  30. called out
    Please Log Off, the Pope BegsFor the love of God, literally.
  31. extremely online
    Congrats to Kyle MacLachlan, Who Finally Got Me Interested in TikTokA damn fine inaugural video.
  32. instagram
    Could You Survive a Day at the Museum of Ice Cream With No Phone?What is Instagram’s favorite pop-up museum like … without Instagramming? One woman’s harrowing attempt to find out.
  33. crime
    For Hours, Photos of a 17-Year-Old Girl’s Brutal Murder Were on InstagramMonths after Bianca Devins was killed, the suspect in the case has pleaded guilty to her murder.
  34. social media
    Where to Follow All of the Cut’s Editors During Fashion WeekWe’re everywhere!
  35. an investigation
    Wait — What Instagram Ads Do Men See?A dive into uncharted targeted-ad territory.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  39. social media
    Amish Teens Are on TikTok, and It’s Probably OkayAmish TikTok users seem so much like an oxymoron, but that’s what makes them popular.
  40. follow me
    The Couple That Fakes Their Own Paparazzi Photos“We started it as sort of a joke. But now it is getting serious.”
  41. 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.
  42. tech boot camp
    How to Block, Mute, and Avoid Your Enemies OnlineCleansing your feed has only grown more granular over time.
  43. social media
    Instagram Is Banning Plastic-Surgery-Effect FiltersThe platform announced that it will be removing “all effects associated with plastic surgery.”
  44. spooky szn
    How ‘Spooky Scary Skeletons’ Became the Internet’s Halloween AnthemThe 23-year-old track, from the writer of the ‘Golden Girls’ theme song, has become a mainstay of the Skeleton War.
  45. life in pixels
    Coleen Rooney, Instagram SpycatcherThe WAG George Smiley acknowledges the truth: Social media makes spies of us all.
  46. broken brain
    This Kitchenware Video Is the Most Dramatic Film I’ve Ever SeenDifficult as it may be to believe, the Le Creuset x Star Wars collab video is not a parody.
  47. old dog new tiks
    Will Smith Confirms That Being a Movie Star Is Officially Over by Joining TikTokTo be fair, Reese Witherspoon kicked off the “movie stars joining TikTok” trend last week.
  48. politics
    It’s Hard to Overestimate the Ferocity of the Fight AheadYes, the Nixon and Clinton crises were intense, but they will pale in comparison to this one.
  49. emmys 2019
    Singer Michelle Williams Asks You Not to Yell at Her Over Anyone’s Emmys SpeechSome of you seem to be very confused, and in more way than one.
  50. social media
    An Ode to Patti Smith’s Instagram, the Safest Space on the InternetHer DMs are open, people!
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