How Will Hillary Break the Internet?
April 03, 2015
The question is not whether Hillary Clinton will announce she's running for president in 2016. The question is: in what hip new social media format will she announce it?
I Was Once a Racist, Sexist Jerk. Thank God I Didn't Have Twitter.
January 09, 2015
Those block lists, those grudges, those bridges we burn—we could be stuck with them.
Don't Let "Black Lives Matter" Become Another Ice Bucket Challenge
December 16, 2014
The social-media masses are turning it into a popularity contest.
GOP Staffer Shouldn't Have Scolded Sasha and Malia on Facebook. But She Shouldn't Resign.
December 01, 2014
She wrote something terrible. Then she retracted it and apologized. Maybe that's enough?
A Senator Tweeted My Ebola Story. Then Things Got Ugly.
October 13, 2014
Not a Side of America You Like to See
Dear White People, You Need To See 'Dear White People'
October 03, 2014
A Q&A about moviemaking, race, and Shonda Rhimes with the film's writer and director.
Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
June 30, 2014
The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.
A Defense (Sort of) of Twitter
June 12, 2014
Leon Wieseltier responds to Alain de Botton's attack on Twitter.
The Smart Fan's 2014 World Cup Social Media Guide
June 10, 2014
All the feeds the savvy fan needs to keep up with this World Cup.
Dear Facebook, I'm Fed Up
May 04, 2014
On Facebook, the letters of complaint are all addressed to no one.