twitter

The Strange Phenomenon of Online Follow-Shaming

People never use an invention exactly as intended, do they. I’m reasonably sure the four dudes who launched Twitter in 2006 didn’t foresee it becoming…

The Dark Power of ‘Is This Guy Bothering You?’

Let’s say you’re attracted to women. Let’s also posit that you also have a bare minimum of empathy and situational awareness. And now let’s imagine…

The Artist Going Viral for His Disgustingly Realistic Video Game Characters

Two months ago, Sam, aka @Shamgetz and u/SamJamBand on Reddit, didn’t consider himself an artist. Sure, he’s been “doodling his whole life,” but he never…

‘Charge Your Phone’ Is the Ultimate Reply-Guy Reply

Every woman on Twitter — and not a few men — have experienced the annoyance of a persistent “Reply Guy.” He’s a dude who quickly…