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Memers Take Over Brooklyn for ‘IRL Party’
On a recent Saturday night, Memers and their die-hard fans met to dance and commiserate over "millennial miseries."
MSNBC Host Doubles Down on ‘Fabricated’ Anti-Gay Blog Claim
After a media site surfaced old Reid posts appearing to mock gay people, the MSNBC host claimed she had been hacked.
Behind Pussy Riot’s Paper Plane Protest
Maria Alyokhina, just out of jail—again—speaks to The Daily Beast about Russia’s recent attempts to ban the Telegram message app, and Putin’s long record of repression.
Russia Accidentally Sabotages Its Internet
It’s the latest Kremlin attempt to clamp down on Russians’ online activity. And it blocked almost 16 million IP addresses belonging to Amazon and Google.
Chat Site for Gamers Overrun by the Alt-Right Fights Back
Discord’s invite-only chat rooms are where the deadly Charlottesville march was planned. Since then leakers and the SPLC have been rooting out neo-Nazis, one at a time.
‘Skinny Legend’ Is the Highest Internet Praise Right Now
‘Being a skinny legend isn’t about being what other people deem as thin. It’s a frame of mind.’
YouTube Illegally Tracks Kids’ Data, Groups Tell Feds
A group of 20 consumer orgs filed a complaint with the federal government this week, alleging the video titan has been illicitly using child users’ data.