We think of the Internet as one of the great manifestations of a meritocracy, where the good/interesting/fascinating content rises to the top. Cole Styker takes a hard look at this myth and argues there are less pure motives at work influencing the content that becomes powerful online.
It's all kind of a big joke. Except that it isn't.
To celebrate the Daily Dot's first anniversary, fandom reporter Aja Romano cast the website—and some other Internet news sites you may recognize—in a work of original fiction.
Be careful what listicles you ask for, because you just might get them.
Who needs cable news when BuzzFeed's social media editor is creating custom GIFs on Tumblr?
Here's a look at the winners of the Daily Dot's first caption contest on Canvas.