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Very Online: Making Facial Recognition Easier Might Make Stalking Easier Too

 This technology is powerful and incredibly invasive. Read more »

Very Online: Influencers of Color Are Starting a Quiet Revolution about Pay Disparities

Brands are not being inclusive or diverse at all, and, when they are, they’re doing the bare minimum. Read more »

Very Online: What TikTok Reveals about Gen Z’s Impeachment Concerns

TikTok offers a unique space for young people to engage with each other and feel validated in their political opinions. Read more »

Very Online: “Kamala Is a Cop” Is More Than a Meme for Many Black Voters

What does it mean that “Kamala is a cop” is being called a meme as a means to dismiss it, especially considering that Black people drive much of meme culture? 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: When Authors Behave Badly on Twitter

Do authors have a responsibility to be more careful with how they wield social media? Read more »

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. Read more »

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: 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 »

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