The Weird and Wild World of Reddit Relationships

It’s not surprising that people turn to the internet for relationship advice.

Online Challenges Hit a Sour Note for Queer and Trans Communities

I was overwhelmed with the memory of my old image. Read more »

Reclaiming Hysteria: Disability Advocates Have Embraced YouTube—But the Feeling Isn’t Mutual

Demonetization and algorithm bias can dramatically affect the income that disabled creators stand to make. Read more »

The Real Truth About YouTube’s Obsessive Purity Subculture

There’s something sickly comforting about believing that staying pure will give you power, about the idea that everything will be okay if you follow the rules. Read more »

Foundational Power: The Rise of Bangladeshi American Beauty Vloggers

Makeup can build, dismantle, assert, and help defy ideas of what “disciplined” bodies should look like. Read more »

I Knew You Were Trouble When You Logged In: “The Swift Life” Monetizes and Exploits Fandom

Taylor Swift manipulates a feeling of closeness to deepen fans’ investment. Read more »

Pistols or Pearls: Gender Reveal Parties Are a Sham

Gender-reveal parties reinforce a faux binary. Read more »

Not All Russians: The Ethics of Internet Bots

Is the #botally community following ethics that lessen harm? Read more »

Killer Crush: Inside Tumblr’s Serial Killer Fandom Problem

Social media has made serial killer fandom more accessible. Read more »

Picture Perfect: #Homes is the Whitest, Most Bizarre Community on Instagram

The rules for Instagram homes are a throwback to the 1950s. Read more »

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