Social media platforms keep guzzling our most personal data, with the promise it will be saved forever – but what if it was all lost?
Saskia Vogel’s debut novel – which explores desire and loneliness in LA – is one of this year’s most exciting. We speak to the author about how she subverted the genre.
The intersectional magazine explores how women experience pain in a society that seems pitted against them.
As we’ve pivoted from IRL communication to screens and chats, conversations have been transformed. In some ways, writes Emily Reynolds, it’s made us closer than ever.
We think a lot about how we turn online relationships into offline ones – what we think of less is how it works the other way round.
Pure, a new six-part comedy from Channel Four, shares the untold truth about a life-changing illness.
Our social media experiences reveal a lot about who we are, how we communicate, and what we want to say, writes Emily Reynolds.
Telling a story with ourselves at the centre is the way that we make sense of the world. But when we tell this story to an audience we don’t quite know, it cheapens everything.
Searching for connections online can stop us from meeting someone for real – sometimes we need to put down our screens and leave the house.
In the digital world, to touch someone – to change their body, their mind, the way they experience the world – you don’t have to touch them at all.
Our constant online presence means we’re always available, even when we don’t want to be.
Our connections with people are becoming harder to categorise. It’s the feeling we should cherish – not the words we use to describe them.