The ambivalence of digital detox
Why do we want to be so connected? And what do we gain from disconnecting?
Who killed Audrie Pott?
Is Audrie Pott's suicide the result of a new kind of public shaming and persecution that's here to stay?
Seeing red on Facebook
Last week, HRC's red equality logo was all over Facebook (in a variety of forms). Does it actually make a difference?
Curating life (or not) from a hospital bed
When do we want to tell our Facebook friends we're sick? And when do we not?
Facebook is ransoming your messages
You've probably got Facebook messages you aren't even receiving. Here's why.
Dear Instagram, I’m sorry—will you be my Valentine?
The time Janet Kornblum tried to break up with Instagram.
Coming in last at the Twitter Bowl
The Super Bowl was a perfect case study of how Twitter today is all about who's the fastest, funniest, wittiest. It's an exhausting competition, but who wants to just be a retweeter?
When voice recognition goes very, very bad
Have you ever had a voice recognition fail like this epic error?
Happy Facebook Birthday to You
Once a year, it comes around: the Facebook Birthday. Just admit it, you love it too.
Protecting girls online, or alternatively, jail the bastards
Do the girls who flash strangers online seem beyond your comprehension? Why would they do such a thing? Janet Korblum points out that you might want to remember your own teenage years and think again.
Framing the world, one click at a time
In a road trip home for the Thanksgiving holiday, our columnist Janet Korblum ruminates on how we see the world through photographs now that we are constantly taking and posting them.