20 years later, after a corner of the internet took the case upon itself, the identity of Lyle Stevik has become the center of a fractious debate over privacy, ethics, and Reddit true-crime sleuths.
We're not entirely sold on this guy breathing deeply in our ear but also know that some people out there will absolutely love this.
People took to Yelp to smear a restaurant, with others appearing to defend the establishment's honor, based solely on the fact that something politically divisive happened there and not the quality of the guacamole.
We know a lot about how smartphones and social media affect our brains, but dreams are more mysterious.
Gale Galligan's "Jon" imagines Jon Arbuckle as a humble cartoonist. He teaches a class on cartooning. He gets pre-dinner party nerves. He loves his cat and his dog. It's all there, but with a level of emotional depth and earnestness that somehow just cuts through the grease of existing in the year 2018.
I once briefly dated a guy whose entire Twitter feed was about biking. He spent his day posting links to cycling routes, talking about his bike, communicating with other biking enthusiasts, advocating for cyclist safety efforts, and putting up photos of cars obstructing bike paths. All of this is admirable, of course, but the problem was that I didn’t have a bike, like to bike, or care very much about biking at all, and I started to sense, based on his very enthusiastic bike-related activity on ...
Content from Twitter or Tumblr finds new, remixed life on Instagram.
It's also about Congress and international relations. In any case, it's definitely a jammer.
We salute the sense of humor these people have about being the poster children for some less-than-flattering terms.
When it comes to accessing news of a sensitive nature, Chinese users have a distinctive way of using the internet that is different from other web users around the world.
One of the biggest reasons that these failures keep occurring could be because many public servants simply don't understand technology and how it should be built for the government.
The hyperlocal social-media platform highlights small grievances — and proves that neighbors have more in common than they think.
YouTube's go-to fast food critic reviews the Classic burger from IHOb, a popular and ubiquitous chain restaurant named for its iconic burgers.
Lookism is the site "where looks matter," but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.
Sometimes, online, everything is happening all the time. And sometimes, you end up missing a few gems here and there.
The internet’s first megaplatform was more than just an auction site — it was the blueprint for everything that followed.
Threats of violence against database creator Sam Lavigne, however, remain online.
On Wednesday morning, the European Parliament voted in favor of a proposal to change EU copyright law, known as the Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Copyright and internet experts believe it will destroy the web as we've come to know it.
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