Digital Culture

Guys — Some Underage — Are Flashing Their Dicks for TikTok’s Latest Challenge

To the tune of music producer LLusion’s remix of Roddy Ricch’s song “The Box,” a 17-year-old we’ll call Taylor waits for a translucent filter to…

An Exclusive Interview With @BernieSanders on TikTok

Bernie Sanders is the young person’s 2020 presidential candidate, so it’s no surprise he has supporters on TikTok. The video app beloved by Gen Z…

What I Learned Trying to Copyright My Own Feet

“I’m sorry, you want to do what?” I sigh, and repeat myself for the third time: “I want to find out how to copyright my…

The Dark Side of CAPTCHA, Everyone’s Least-Favorite Security Tool

Last week, I got to the train station and realized I’d forgotten my wallet with my contactless debit cards. Fortunately, it’s now 2020 and physical…