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What Twitter Is Really Planning for Crypto

You might have heard of crypto Twitter, the corner of the social network where accounts have Bored Apes as profile pictures, posts are rife with talk of tokens, blockchains, and buying the Bitcoin dip, and Elon Musk is venerated.Photograph:...

The Enduring Legacy of Clubhouse’s Chatty Revolution

The app’s buzz may have quieted down, but its spirit still animates the social internet.

It’s Easy to Blame Mental Health Issues on Tech. But Is It Fair?

A popular narrative says devices make us depressed. Research with remote Amazonians adds more depth to the story.

How to Stop Doomscrolling—With Psychology

The act of doomscrolling—spinning continuously through bad news despite its disheartening and depressing effects—and social media envy, like the fear of missing out, present greater risks to your health than were previously realized.A tranche of research over the past...

Why Is the Internet So Exhausting? Blame Your Crowdsourced Bosses

It's old hat by now to say “you are the product” on social media. Often, that bon mot is used to explain why social media is free to access. But that’s just barely scratching the surface. After all, this...

How Shame Defines Our Digital Lives

Let’s say you open Facebook and see an alert. You click, and to your horror you see that someone has posted a terribly unflattering picture and tagged you. That tag is nefarious, because it means that whenever anyone searches...

Why WhatsApp Survived Russia’s Social Media Purge

It has become easier to be labeled an extremist in Russia. On Monday the label—once reserved for the likes of the Taliban and the Islamic State—was given to Facebook’s parent company, Meta.A Moscow court ruled that Meta was an...

How to Limit Who Can Contact You on Twitter

Perhaps more than any other social network, Twitter goes beyond family and friends to connect you to a global audience—it's not unlike a town square for the whole world to gather in. You might find yourself retweeted in countries...

Silicon Valley’s Sex Censorship Harms Everyone

On Instagram, sex workers have reported their accounts and images being removed, even when they contain no explicit content. They’ve documented instances of Facebook discussion groups being shut down for sex work-related conversations. LinkedIn prohibits the listing of sex...

Ukraine’s Digital Ministry Is a Formidable War Machine

Valeriya Ionan, a deputy minister at Ukraine’s Ministry for Digital Transformation, was breastfeeding her two-month-old son Mars when the first explosions boomed over Kyiv in the early hours of February 24. “I didn’t get at first what was happening,”...
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