Iggy Azalea Is Back and Has a New Twitter Nemesis: Peppa Pig
NO GOING BACK
America’s Outrage Machine Is Spinning Us Into a Death Spiral
Used to be, we could turn the outrage machine off after work. Now, technology and social media have made it inescapable. Is it destroying democracy?
President Plays Ringleader at Tech Summit Clown Show
Instead of conspiracies about the White House, the president invited his favorite conspiracy theorists to the White House.
CONSPIRACY LOVES COMPANY
Trump Touts Trolls: ‘The Crap You Think of Is Unbelievable’
The social media summit at the White House featured a who's who of the right wing fringe, but the president was the one who made it a truly bizarre affair.
NOT SO SHADOW BANNED
Trump’s Social Media Summit Mortifies White House
No one who is invited to the summit has actually been banned from social platforms.
How Trump Learned to Love Twitter
Here a taste of ‘The Method to the Madness,’ a new oral history of Trump’s incredible, unlikely political ascent.
It’s Now Illegal in CA for Some Bots to Pretend to Be Human
The transparency law is the first of its kind in the U.S. and could serve as a template for future efforts to make it clear who’s real and who’s not online.
Is Taylor Swift Really ‘Playing the Victim?’
The pop superstar has a history of bending the truth to fit her own narratives, but the issue of artists exercising ownership over their own music is even bigger than her.