A handful of app-based and online services mean people can access help without waiting for a therapist, but how does this compare to face-to-face treatment?
This month, federal authorities seized online classified site Backpage.com on charges of human trafficking, and President Trump signed an anti-sex-trafficking bill into law. It was a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, but many people believe that the crackdowns will make the internet a more dangerous place.
It's only a matter of time, really, before we're crowd-funding guerilla wars.
Winning friends and influencing people is cheaper than a packet of chips when ₹1 gets you four Instagram followers.
In this latest form of self-harming behavior, adolescents anonymously post mean or derogatory comments about themselves on social media as a way of managing feelings of sadness or self-loathing.
US adults are mostly against government action that could limit people's ability to access and publish information online.
And there's little you can do about it.
A truly clever video can make an artist's reputation and win it fans all over the world. Musicians know this, and many of them feel compelled to keep creating new content for the site, in hope that one of their videos will go viral and their band will become the next OK Go. Spoiler alert: It almost never works out that way.
Ads are the worst stalkers.
A conversation with Katherine Maher about Wikipedia's nonprofit structure and what incentive-based media models lack.
The company is facing multiple lawsuits from brands who say it does not do enough to prevent fakes from being listed on its website.
In the wake of privacy scandals, Facebook users are newly realizing their data makes the company rich. What if platforms paid them for their contributions?
It is the year 2018. No longer is it good enough to just upload your earnest accordion cover of a beloved ringtone. No, in order to make it on YouTube you must... expose more of yourself.
A conversation with former Reddit product head Dan McComas on the problems of growth as a metric and what Twitter is doing wrong.
A conversation with legendary programmer Richard Stallman on the real meaning of “privacy rights” and why he only ever uses cash.
Peter Thiel's data-mining company is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens. The scary thing? Palantir is desperate for new customers.
More than 70 deepfake videos — depicting graphic fake sex scenes with Emma Watson, Scarlett Johansson, and other celebrities — were easily searchable from the site's homepage using the search term
TosDR is a website for reviewing the terms you've blindly agreed to, and discussing what they mean.
Executives even suggested adding religious principles to the game.
The lifestyle website stripped bloggers' affiliate links from their posts and added the site's own.
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