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"The groyper movement is known for weaponizing irony and euphemism to push out hateful content, which allows them to claim they were “just joking” if someone thinks they’ve gone too far."
"The groyper movement is known for weaponizing irony and euphemism to push out hateful content, which allows them to claim they were “just joking” if someone thinks they’ve gone too far."
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"This isn’t the first online community of shoplifters. In 2014, a Tumblr user “outed” a relatively smaller group of accounts that were also detailing their hauls and tips. But according to those involved, Borrowing TikTok is about more than _...Read More_
"This isn’t the first online community of shoplifters. In 2014, a Tumblr user “outed” a relatively smaller group of accounts that were also detailing their hauls and tips. But according to those involved, Borrowing TikTok is about more than _...Read More_
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"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
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"There’s money to be made in the trade, and not just by the scammer. Tales of cons minor and intercontinental have become their own segment of the culture industry. There are podcasts about notorious rip-offs, as well as documentaries on _...Read More_
"There’s money to be made in the trade, and not just by the scammer. Tales of cons minor and intercontinental have become their own segment of the culture industry. There are podcasts about notorious rip-offs, as well as documentaries on _...Read More_
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“Liz Hagelthorn is a social-first storyteller and meme-maker with a diverse background in meme culture, technology, and organic virality. Liz is best known for leading _...Read More_
“Liz Hagelthorn is a social-first storyteller and meme-maker with a diverse background in meme culture, technology, and organic virality. Liz is best known for leading _...Read More_
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"Before social media, to be subjected to diets or lifestyles as extreme as these, you’d need to look up some dusty book in some dusty library, by some dusty guy that for all intents and purposes was an outcast living on the fringes of _...Read More_
"Before social media, to be subjected to diets or lifestyles as extreme as these, you’d need to look up some dusty book in some dusty library, by some dusty guy that for all intents and purposes was an outcast living on the fringes of _...Read More_
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"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
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"TikTok has confronted safety questions for years, particularly in 2020 when Mr. Trump issued an government order to dam it from the Apple and Google app shops until ByteDance bought the app to an American agency."
"TikTok has confronted safety questions for years, particularly in 2020 when Mr. Trump issued an government order to dam it from the Apple and Google app shops until ByteDance bought the app to an American agency."
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“Creators celebrating the simple pleasures of daily life are upending the hyper-polished norms of social media.”
“Creators celebrating the simple pleasures of daily life are upending the hyper-polished norms of social media.”
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"The Bear was created by co-showrunner Christopher Storer, who directed five out of the eight episodes and wrote three of them (co-writing a fourth). His work executive producing and directing a number of stand-up specials and Ramy _...Read More_
"The Bear was created by co-showrunner Christopher Storer, who directed five out of the eight episodes and wrote three of them (co-writing a fourth). His work executive producing and directing a number of stand-up specials and Ramy _...Read More_
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"There’s been a wave of writers lamenting the end of pop culture, the rise of bad content, and the relentless cycle of microtrends. But this isn’t new, nor is it necessarily bad"
"There’s been a wave of writers lamenting the end of pop culture, the rise of bad content, and the relentless cycle of microtrends. But this isn’t new, nor is it necessarily bad"
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“Many of my friends are amazed at the emergence of Bitcoin, just like the golden age of ancient Greece. It seems to be an unconventional and inexplicable genius product. However, I do not agree with this point of view. I think the invention _...Read More_
“Many of my friends are amazed at the emergence of Bitcoin, just like the golden age of ancient Greece. It seems to be an unconventional and inexplicable genius product. However, I do not agree with this point of view. I think the invention _...Read More_
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“Social media is where people go to pretend they're anxious about culture war wedge issues to avoid admitting to themselves that they're really anxious about _...Read More_
“Social media is where people go to pretend they're anxious about culture war wedge issues to avoid admitting to themselves that they're really anxious about _...Read More_
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“The human experience, for roughly our entire existence, has been shaped around the ways we communicate and share stories. From cave paintings to the postal system, _...Read More_
“The human experience, for roughly our entire existence, has been shaped around the ways we communicate and share stories. From cave paintings to the postal system, _...Read More_
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"It started when the dispute over the Gyanvapi mosque began bubbling in the holy city of Varanasi - the mosque is built on the ruins of the Vishwanath temple, a grand 16th Century Hindu shrine destroyed in 1669 on Aurangzeb's orders."
"It started when the dispute over the Gyanvapi mosque began bubbling in the holy city of Varanasi - the mosque is built on the ruins of the Vishwanath temple, a grand 16th Century Hindu shrine destroyed in 1669 on Aurangzeb's orders."