Digital Culture

Newlyweds Considering a Name Change Grapple With Tradition — and SEO

Emily Taffel, a 39-year-old professional in Coral Springs, Florida, has been in the public relations business for over a decade. In that time, she’s built…

Is FaceApp Really Sending Your Viral Old-Man Selfies to Russia?

Terms and conditions? Never heard of them. I simply don’t have time to read through that jargon — I need to get right to the…

Bianca Devins and How Livestreamed Murder Has Become the Ultimate Shitpost

Like far too many people, I can’t help checking my phone one last time before bed, usually while brushing my teeth. When I did so…

Disaster DMs: Why Do Guys Always Seem to Hit You Up After Bad News?

In the moments following an earthquake, the first thing people do is tweet. The second thing they do is DM the person they want to…