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  1. extremely online
    Yapping and Yearning: How Online Were You in March?Mama, kudos for saying that. For spilling.
  2. screen time
    X’s New Video Strategy Is a Pivot to NowhereThe social-media platform is going video-first by posting every other platform’s videos last.
  3. pivot
    Pre-GRAMMY Gala - Arrivals
    Don Lemon on How Elon Musk Whacked His X ContractThe former CNN host tells Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway that Musk didn’t like being confronted with facts.
  4. extremely online
    Are You an Elite Employee?How online were you in February? You should know this, too …
  5. celebrity
    British GQ & Christian Louboutin Celebrate Music And Style - VIP Arrivals
    Tweet at Charli XCX at Your Own RiskAnother album rollout, another minor online controversy.
  6. games
    Elon Musk at the World Cup final in Qatar
    The Slow, Painful Death of Sports TwitterWhat was once an essential and joyous gathering place has become a wasteland under Elon Musk.
  7. culture wars
    Gina Carano and Elon Musk Team Up Against Disney and LucasfilmThese two think they’re the scrappy underdogs in this free-speech fight.
  8. extremely online
    The Memes Were Looking Absolutely Fire in JanuaryWe’re Vulture. Of course we’re going to tell you how online you are.
  9. taylor swift
    The Swiftie Fight to Protect Taylor Swift From AIFans took matters into their own hands after explicit deepfake photos of the pop singer circulated online.
  10. i’m with ger(wig)
    Hillary Clinton Pokémon-Goes-Off on Barbie SnubsEveryone needs to Greta grip!
  11. extremely online
    Put a Bow on 2023: How Online Were You in December?Three tweet threads, two Grok AIs, and a Deux Moi vs. a rare Tree.
  12. feuds
    Tesla Is Disappearing Disney+ From Its CarsIt is now harder to watch Cars in cars.
  13. screen time
    What the Hell Is Elon Musk Doing at X? 5 Theories of the CaseNot only are things not going according to plan — it can seem as though there was never much of a plan at all.
  14. ‘true’ story
    May December May Cause Internet BrainTodd Haynes’s kaleidoscopic new film was not built for online discourse.
  15. extremely online
    It’s Giving Thanks: How Online Were You in November?And do you know where your boyfriend’s hoodie is?
  16. extremely online
    Henry Kissinger Gets a Kiss-OffMemes are the sincerest form of hatred.
  17. addicted to posting
    Advertisers Are Running From X and Elon Musk’s AntisemitismApple, IBM, and several entertainment conglomerates have pulled ads from the platform. Musk is tweeting through it.
  18. on with kara swisher
    Ben Mezrich on the Musk and Zuck Messiah ComplexesKara Swisher talks all things Elon with the author of the new book, Breaking Twitter.
  19. bloys blog
    Dear TV Networks: Don’t Fire Your Secret Twitter-Troll HenchmenIt’s funny.
  20. extremely online
    So Skibidi: How Online Were You In October?Things are not looking very Christian Girl Autumn.
  21. business 101
    Visionary Musk Boosts X Value by Negative $25 Billion in Just One YearIt takes work to lose this much money.
  22. on with kara swisher
    Navigating the Digital Fog of the Israel-Hamas WarKara Swisher talks with three veterans of the disinformation war about how to tell what’s real and who is behind the viral content that isn’t.
  23. screen time
    Is X (Formerly Twitter) Worth $1?Elon Musk has a big new idea to make all active users pay a small fee.
  24. screen time
    Why Wartime Social Media Is Hellish and DisorientingThe Israel-Hamas war shows how platforms like Twitter are moving further downstream from reality.
  25. screen time
    Would Anyone Really Want to Pay for TikTok?Social-media companies are suddenly interested in subscriptions, but they may be misunderstanding their audience.
  26. extremely online
    When in (Ancient) Rome: How Online Were You in September?Keep your friends close and your Tabis closer.
  27. what we know
    What X CEO Linda Yaccarino Claimed at the Code ConferenceIn a tense interview, the head of Elon Musk’s social-media platform insisted everything was going great — and that she really was the CEO.
  28. speechless
    Looks Like Lucy Dacus Got Matty Healy to Be QuietAfter one quote tweet from her, he deactivated his account.
  29. on with kara swisher
    Walter Isaacson on Almost All the Criticism of His Elon Musk BookKara Swisher grills the author on his new biography and tries to get him to admit whether or not he actually likes Musk.
  30. screen time
    Social Media Drops the ‘Digital Town Square’ RoutineEvery platform used to be for everyone, but those days are gone.
  31. screen time
    Lies, Damned Lies, and Social-Media MetricsThose view counts on Twitter, TikTok, and Netflix? Be very skeptical.
  32. x-tremely online
    Grimes Used Elon Musk’s Own Platform to Reveal Their Third ChildNamed Techno Mechanicus.
  33. extremely online
    Cyber System Overload: How Online Were You in August?Girl dinner is over. It’s time for some girl math.
  34. queer cinema
    The Sexy Indie Film Blowing Up the Group ChatPassages is the feel-bad, bicurious, throuple-questioning, could-it-happen-to-us hit of the year.
  35. #fadeinthewater
    The Montgomery Brawl Is Music to the Internet’s Ears“Lift every chair and swing,” Sheryl Lee Ralph sang.
  36. meet me at the cop slide
    Gravity Takes Down Boston Police OfficerKarma is my boyfriend, and it’s also the viral video of a cop flying down a children’s slide on the internet.
  37. are you sure?
    Swifties, Meme Me Behind the MallTaylor Swift fans are living for the hope of it all through “August” memes.
  38. extremely online
    Attenzione, Pickpocket! How Online Were You in July?You’ll never look at Nair the same way again.
  39. twitter
    Twitter’s New X Is Officially a Bad SignNeighbors and city building inspectors were not thrilled about Elon Musk’s giant new strobe light atop X-Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters.
  40. technology
    All the Ways Elon Musk’s X Is Different From TwitterThe branding is wildly inconsistent, but for now the biggest changes are happening only in Musk’s dreams.
  41. rip twitter
    Elon Musk Says Twitter’s Logo Will Change to the Letter XUgh.
  42. the left
    Will There Be Bananas Under Socialism?The most important question facing the American left today.
  43. office apocalypse
    The Teetering Tech OfficeMeta and Twitter are shedding square footage, while Amazon and Google aren’t giving up the dream.
  44. sports
    Threads Has Woj Bombs Now, So the Site Has Really ArrivedA-list scoop machines like Adrian Wojnarowski and Adam Schefter are giving Mark Zuckerberg’s “Twitter killer” some sports credibility.
  45. screen time
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Threads Is an Early Success — Thanks to Elon MuskA hundred million users later, Meta’s timing with its Twitter knockoff looks both savvy and lucky.
  46. fiascos
    Elon Musk Tries Forcing Twitter Users to Use Less TwitterMusk announced reading limits for all Twitter accounts over the weekend, blaming AI but punishing humans who still use Twitter.
  47. extremely online
    All Hail The New Drip King: How Online Were You In June?Featuring not one, but two different kinds of sub implosions.
  48. memes
    The ‘Bill Hader Dancing To’ Meme Is Back, BabyA brief history of the “Cut for Time” SNL sketch that’s all over TikTok.
  49. small pleasures
    Bluesky Reminds Me of When Social Media Wasn’t TerribleIt’s refreshing to share inane thoughts in an extremely low-stakes atmosphere.
  50. screen time
    Why Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Quit TwitterHe once tried to buy it. Now he’s creating a knockoff — and talking about a cage fight with Elon Musk.
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