Hobie Anthony examines how politics are like sports now, taking sides, and how media and algorithms have amplified the combat through quantitative trending.
Recently, we banded together to support bullying victim Keaton Jones. The fact that he turned out to be a bully is a perfect metaphor for 2017.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, three more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
We’re all veterans of social media battles fought over reactive predeterminations. However, now that we’ve witnessed the damage, is it time to put down our guns?
In this dangerous age of echo chambers where people parrot the beliefs and views of others, John Michael warns against groupthink and how we might have arrived here.
According to the ornate and sometimes confusing guidelines of Facebook, hate speech can freely operate, often without reproach.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage by Jared Yates Sexton. (Counterpoint)
Selfies today, gone tomorrow. Social media has many ways to deal with your death. You can even haunt your loved ones if you so wish. You monster.
We know the horror stories. Cyberbullying, body shaming, grooming. But which platform presents the most danger to our kids?
Despite my expertise and reputation in my job, I fall victim to the lumbering hands of mansplaining. Enough has been enough for years, but what now?