Sarah Manavis is the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer.
While not visible in mainstream internet spaces, dogpilling is a longstanding theory that is rapidly beginning to thrive.
It's no longer a luxury to understand the niche language of online radicalisation, but a necessity to prevent future attacks.
The short answer is: probably not.
While the pessimism around Facebook’s big announcement is justified, it’s worth being hopeful for the success of this platform overhaul.
Despite the dangers of the “Momo Challenge” being widely debunked, the media will flock to wherever the big clicks lie.
Past conspiracies depended on hoaxes and studies. Today, social media has enabled anti-vaccination propaganda to go mainstream.
71 my ass.
Hidden behind the animal masks are surgeons, traders and some of society’s highest earners.
The US author visited the UK for the first time in December 2018 to promote the paperback copy of her best-selling book Hunger.
Jeff Bezos is a terrible human being. But does that mean he can’t take a dick pic?