A still from 'Succession.' The Daily Dot newsletter web_crawlr logo is in the bottom left corner.

Max/YouTube (Fair Use)

Newsletter: What will happen to ‘Succession’ Twitter?

Subscribe to web_crawlr to get the best and worst of the internet in your inbox everyday.

 

Tiffany Kelly

Tech

web_crawlr
We crawl the web so you don’t have to.
Sign up for the Daily Dot newsletter to get the best and worst of the internet in your inbox every day.
Sign up now for free

Hello! Tiffany here, filling in for Andrew. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Today, we have stories on a new chatbot telling people to lose weight, a TikTok that possibly spoiled Succession’s finale for some people, Trump supporters going after Ron DeSantis, and a social media data breach.

Scroll down for Audra’s Now Streaming column, which is about what Succession meme accounts plan to do now that the show has ended.

— T.K.


⚡ Today’s top stories

🤖 BOTS
National Eating Disorders Association’s new chatbot advises people with disordering eating to lose weight

People in the larger eating disorder recovery community online tested out the chatbot’s abilities and flagged how it advised them on weight loss.

 READ MORE

👶 NAMES
Did this baby-naming TikTok predict the end of ‘Succession’?

Amid furious speculation about who would ‘win’ the Succession finale, this TikTok went viral.

 READ MORE

🗳️ POLITICS
Trump supporters keep trying to tie Ron DeSantis to George Soros

Supporters of former President Donald Trump are spreading an altered image that purports to show Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) in a room with billionaire George Soros.

 READ MORE

🚩 SOCIAL MEDIA
Leak from Kiwi Farms’ successor reveals offensive user names, disturbing DM content

A data breach appears to have exposed Poast users’ email addresses and DMs.

 READ MORE


We crawl the web so you don’t have to. Sign up to receive web_crawlr, a daily newsletter from the Daily Dot, in your inbox each day.


📺 Now Streaming

By Audra Schroeder

succession finale
Warner Bros. Discovery

What will happen to ‘Succession’ Twitter?

In each edition of web_crawlr we have exclusive original content every day. On Wednesdays our Culture Reporters Audra Schroeder and Michelle Jaworski review or analyze the latest streaming content in their “Now Streaming” column.  If you want to read columns like this before everyone else, subscribe to web_crawlr to get your daily scoop of internet culture delivered straight to you inbox.


🕸️ Crawling the web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

😴 Worker says she now has to wake up 3 hours earlier after workplace returns to office

🐕 Police department criticized for social media tribute to departed K9

🚗 Turo user says Tesla came back damaged after renting it out

🛍️ Former Kroger worker says Instacart driver charged $900 on customer order. It’s a popular scam

🧜‍♀️ Woman issues PSA about ‘The Little Mermaid’ viral popcorn buckets

📽️ Experience movie theater magic in your living room with the best home theater projectors worth your money.

*The Daily Dot may receive a commission in connection with purchases of products or services featured here.


👋 Before you go

A TikToker shared an amusing security test that they apparently encountered on the newly-branded streaming platform Max. It asked the user to complete difficult puzzles—including an audio one.

HBO Max Customer explains that it has the worst human test log in
HBO Max Customer explains that it has the worst human test log in

🎶 Now Playing: “The Rip” by Portishead 🎶 

 
The Daily Dot