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Sex workers brought tens of millions of people to the subscriber-only social network. Now they say it’s dumping them in favour of celebrities.
After years of complaints from users, Goodreads' reign over the world of book talk might be coming to an end.
What started as a distraction morphed into a bona fide hobby – I spent hours reading through digital exchanges, from outpourings to quick back-and-forths.
Over the last year, the children of politicians have voiced their opposition to their parents’ views on TikTok and other platforms. But should the media cover the subject?
After years of relative obscurity, Reddit forums dedicated to outing toxic parenting styles are growing rapidly.
In the midst of the pandemic, an ever more popular social media trend shows the wealthy are simply bringing their opulence home.
Netflix's Selling Sunset has exploded in popularity during the pandemic, thanks to its fantasy world of absurdly opulent homes and openly nasty real estate agents.
What makes Armando Iannucci’s political satire funny is the contrast between perception and reality. When does any interview reveal something about Trump we didn’t already know?
Global susceptibility to misinformation and a pandemic-induced fear of the unknown have given anti-vaccination activists a new lease of life.
A series of controversies have caused much outrage over “cancel culture”. But what does the phrase actually mean, and is it useful at all?