Defining ourselves online has been a challenge from the earliest days of the Web.
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Encyclopedia Dramatica's drama-filled comeback
For most of America, “ED” might suggest those late-night TV ads targeted at those with failing powers of manhood. But when members of a devoted Internet clique type “ED”, they mean Encyclopedia Dramatica, a radically profane and disturbing nightmare vision of Wikipedia.Encyclopedia Dramatica limits itself to cataloging Internet memes and culture created and enjoyed primarily by members of aggressively obnoxious message boards like 4chan. But that gave the wiki-site plenty ...
Dot Dot Dot: The Internet's sexual revolution
Is Hunter Moore this generation’s Larry Flynt? Moore came to prominence as the creator of IsAnyoneUp.com. The site titillated visitors with “revenge porn.” Anyone could go to IsAnyoneUp.com and post nude pictures of their exes (or anyone else for that matter), and the site presented those pics alongside their respective Facebook pages. Moore would often follow up the photos with a reaction GIF, a kind of commentary on the subject’s physical attractiveness.