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On forums like r/MomForAMinute, people pretend to be the family members who may be missing from others’ lives

Illustration: Genevieve Ashley


How to address the empathy deficit online

Illustrations courtesy of the author


What if no one comes?

Images courtesy of the author

It is 9 p.m.

It’s 9:15 p.m.


A place on the internet where no one knows your name

Photo: d3sign/Getty Images


YouTube has made more than 50 policy changes in the last 24 months

Photo: Noam Galai/Stringer


Microprocessing

Many people complain that their messages are suddenly getting caught. Here’s what’s going on.

Photo by Tayler Smith. Prop Styling by Caroline Dorn


The rush is probably outweighed by side effects like anger, jealousy, and lingering resentment. So be nice.

Photo by Tayler Smith. Prop Styling by Caroline Dorn


Those bubbles at the top of your feed play by different rules than static posts

Illustration: Evan Weselmann


Illustrations: Cam Floyd

How a years-long domain name feud ended in a bloody shootout


If you’re visually impaired, most internet memes are inaccessible. That needs to change.

Credit: BSIP/Getty Images

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