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Very Online: Inside the Endless Post-Police Brutality Loop

We continue treading the same digital footsteps, hoping that, maybe, this time, it’ll make a difference.

The Internet has (Literally) Accelerated Gender Reveal Parties

Gender reveal parties are killing people. Also, they’re absurd. Read more »

Very Online: Quarantine Is Changing Influencer Culture. Will It Last?

In quarantine, influencer marketing is being tossed into harsher light. Read more »

Very Online: TikTok Has Embraced Pro-Eating Disorder Content in Quarantine

TikTok itself is also encouraging this behavior by promoting ads that encourage weight loss. Read more »

Stinging Stans: Swifties Doxxing Journalists Is Just the Beginning

People don’t really know what to think about fangirls or teenage girls in general. Read more »

Very Online: Twitter is a Salve for Black People. It’s Also Anti-Black.

What does Twitter’s commitment to Black people actually look like, and what is the impact when Twitter fails Black users? Read more »

Jada Pinkett-Smith Isn’t the Villain in Her Entanglement. Nobody Is.

Will and Jada’s public relationship has resulted in explosive discourse online. Read more »

YouTuber Myka Stauffer Illustrates the Problem with White Adoptive Parents

Adoptees have long known what it’s like to have our stories usurped by adoptive parents. Read more »

Even in Death, Breonna Taylor Is Being Disrespected

 It’s painful to think that a cute internet joke is needed to rile people up after the death of a Black woman. Read more »

White Filters: Tech Companies Are Butchering Juneteenth

Tech isn’t hopeless, but fixing its problems will take more than a simple Snapchat filter or offering a day off. Read more »

Abstract Pain: George Floyd and the Viral Spectacle of Black Death

Black people’s deaths at the hands of police officers are, like everything now, mediated through the internet, with the negotiation of life and death spread through videos that go viral.  Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »