‘It was too easy’: How a spy from the Ram Ranch resistance infiltrated and seized anti-vax trucker chat rooms
Teagan McLean said it took him five days to take over.
On Feb 14, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Why Kyrie Irving suddenly supercharged the NBA’s anti-vax movement
The social media black hole is having real-world consequences.
On Oct 4, 2021 by Kahron Spearman
Why facial recognition thermometers are raising privacy concerns during the pandemic
Privacy concerns have been raised as the tools have become more common during the pandemic.
On Nov 29, 2020 by Libby Cohen
Why the sequel to a massive coronavirus conspiracy movie completely flopped
The reach wasn't the same time around.
On Aug 19, 2020 by Mike Rothschild
The future of booze: Can bars use Instagram to survive?
At the whim of state regulations, Texas bars are getting creative.
On Aug 14, 2020 by Trinady Joslin
The future of booze: Activists are pushing for a future without drunk driving. Here’s the blueprint
'It clearly needs to be mandated.'
On Aug 13, 2020 by Chad Lyle
The future of booze: Can this alcohol delivery app keep up the momentum?
As the coronavirus took over, apps like Drizly took off.
On Aug 12, 2020 by Chad Lyle
The future of booze: How alcoholics are dealing with quarantine
Stress and isolation, both common during quarantine, are factors that can increase substance abuse.
On Aug 11, 2020 by Trinady Joslin
Where the loved ones of COVID-19 victims still gather in groups to grieve
Without funerals, people are turning to Facebook to mourn coronavirus victims
On Aug 4, 2020 by Colleen Hagerty
Meet the Instagram cartoonist and activist highlighting sex and homelessness mid-pandemic
This unlikely duo is flipping the switch on what it means to be unhoused amid the pandemic.
On Jul 31, 2020 by Nayomi Reghay
The FCC’s coronavirus pledge just ended, but the pandemic hasn’t. What happens next?
Congress seems to be taking notice of the digital divide in light of the pandemic.
On Jul 3, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
These racist memes say coronavirus masks will lead to burqas
No, the pandemic is not an Islamic conspiracy.
On Jun 29, 2020 by Samira Sadeque
How coronavirus led to the international George Floyd protests
The pandemic’s silver lining? A pent-up nation more dialed into racial injustice.
On Jun 15, 2020 by Brianna Holt
This college student is trying help get more of her peers online during coronavirus
She's launched a program that's giving devices to those in need.
On Jun 6, 2020 by Libby Cohen