Why Won't Twitter Forgive Suey Park?
May 20, 2015
Twitter activist Suey Park went viral with the #CancelColbert hashtag. And the Internet has never forgiven her for it.
A History of the Hot Take
April 12, 2015
The phrase feels as old as time. But despite its ubiquity, it's newer than you think.
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?
Some of the information they "leaked" was already publicly available.
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.
Undersharing on Facebook Has Become a Bigger Crime Than Oversharing
January 04, 2015
You might be more severely judged for what you don't say than what you do.
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?
The Award for Dumbest Tweet About the NYC Ebola Case Goes to Someone Very Close to Ted Cruz
October 23, 2014
As a statement of fact, he was correct. But he was oh so wrong.
Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter to Fight Harassment, Gets Harassed
October 20, 2014
This is social media at its worst.