Fidel Martinez is a web culture and politics reporter. His work for the Daily Dot focused on Reddit and YouTube.
How fears of the ‘antifa apocalypse’ set the stage for QAnon
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
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On Dec 29, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
Not even Reddit is safe from fake news.
On Dec 22, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
Are you feeling lucky?
On Dec 21, 2016 by Fidel Martinez, Austin Powell
The plan failed spectacularly.
On Dec 17, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
The ruling challenges Fifth Amendment protections.
On Dec 14, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
SPLC says more than a third of hate incidents since the election were anti-immigrant.
On Dec 12, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
Maybe tell Santa to skip these ones.
It happens more than you might think.
On Dec 8, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
It's a freakin' miracle.
On Dec 1, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
The Consumer Review Freedom Act was introduced to the Senate in 2015 by Sen. John Thune.
On Nov 30, 2016 by Fidel Martinez
Here's an obvious fact: The Internet unanimously loves cat videos. The same can't be said for musical genres.
On Aug 26, 2013 by Fidel Martinez
Another day, another Kickstarter project taken down because of copyright infringement.
Japan's reputation for all things WTF is well-earned, and Japan World Cup 3 proves it.
Sarah Horn didn't plan on being onstage at this L.A. concert, but look at the green girl go!