From Beyonce’s Beyhive to Rihanna’s Navy: the world of online fandom has become both impressive and extreme.
In his second book, Dan Lyons explores how the tech industry’s dystopian working practices infiltrated the wider world. He tells us why it’s made us all miserable.
The internet, with its promise of immediate answers, can be a battleground for people with OCD – particularly when it comes to relationships.
While consumers have forced the fashion industry to start confronting its ethical and environmental shortcomings in recent years, the tech world remains unchecked. Why?
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.
Haunted websites, digital myths and abandoned online spaces: writer Biju Belinky shines a light into the internet’s creepiest corners.
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.
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.
The blogging website’s ban on adult content threatens to alienate the most marginalised in society, and block future generations’ road to self-discovery.
Calling out injustice, sexual abuse, corruption, and industry-protected violence is necessary – but too often we’re aiming at the wrong target.
The ‘involuntarily celibate’ community is typically seen as being male-dominated, with female members – otherwise known as ‘femcels’ – often being overlooked.