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Very Online: Black-Run Plant Instagram Accounts Are Connecting Black People to Their Roots

Digital plant communities aren’t as accessible—or welcoming—for those who aren’t white.

Very Online: Gina Rodriguez, Black People Deserve More Than a Notes App Apology

When celebrities want to apologize, their fans deserve more than a half-hearted screenshot from their Notes app. Read more »

Very Online: Social Media Censorship is Suffocating the Sex Tech Revolution

Despite censorship, sex tech isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Read more »

Very Online: Instagram Has a Conversion Therapy Problem

With help from Instagram, they’re able to expand their reach to those vulnerable to their violent teachings. Read more »

Very Online: Why Does the Internet Keep Trying to Sell Us Bullshit Vaginal Healthcare?

At the very least, social media platforms can make it more difficult for harmful healthcare products to gain massive followings. Read more »

Very Online: The Chicken Sandwich Debacle Shows How Brands Co-Opt Black Twitter

Popeyes didn’t notice the opportunity to be found in responding to the Chick-fil-A tweet—until Black Twitter did. Read more »