man greenscreen TikTok pointing to highlighted text ''Hi, I want to ask about your username account policy. The username I want is @nonsense.' (l) Man greenscreen TikTok speaking over account policy email caption 'i honestly want usernames back' (c) man greenscreen TikTok pointing to highlighted text caption ' MEDIUM Hello, Thanks for writing in. Per our username policy, we were able to reclaim the username from the inactive user.' (r)

‘It’s actually worked for me quite a few times’: TikToker reveals how to get the username you want—even if it’s taken

‘There’s someone on IG who has the username I want and they posted one photo in 2011.’

On by Braden Bjella

Hands on a steering wheel.

‘Continues driving under a new name’: Survivor of sexual assault by Lyft driver says company, government is ignoring her case

‘They asked me why I was ‘comfortable’ recounting my gang-rape.’

On by Kahron Spearman

CV Vitolo-Haddad

White graduate student confesses to faking Black identity

The student was called out in a Medium post.

On by Samira Sadeque

krassenstein brothers

How 2 ex-Twitter grifters helped build Joe Biden’s defense against Tara Reade

They’re back.

On by Claire Goforth

Laura Loomer and Mike Cernovich

Medium suspends accounts of popular far-right commenters

Medium is cracking down too.

On by David Covucci

Homepage article image

Ex of Oakland warehouse fire victim pens emotional post about their life through music

‘We grew each other up, in so many ways.’

On by Samantha Grasso

Homepage article image

A new site wants to talk to you about your uterus

Ask Me About My Uterus focuses on the bloody, beautiful realities of womanhood.

On by Lyz Lenz

Homepage article image

This woman went viral for mocking VR—but the truth is more complex

She actually works in VR, but knows these headsets look ridiculous.

On by Jay Hathaway

Homepage article image

7 reasons why Facebook can never replace Twitter

Facebook’s new Notes feature is meant to appeal to Medium and Twitter users. Here’s why it won’t work.

On by Robert Scoble

Homepage article image

Facebook redesigns Notes to take on blogging sites like Medium

Taking a page (sorry) from Medium.

On by Selena Larson

Homepage article image

Burning Man has its own version of Cub Scouts

‘I like Burning Man better than Disney World.’

On by Greg Ferenstein

Homepage article image

It’s still too hard to get your first Bitcoin

If bitcoins are digital property, then they should be as easy to obtain as shopping reward points.

On by [email protected]

Homepage article image

The Apple Watch is missing something

No Safari? No problem.

On by [email protected]

Homepage article image

To Facebook’s computers, your face looks like a monster

Art project’s 3D masks deconstruct Facebook’s facial recognition technology.

On by Taylor Hatmaker

Homepage article image

Stephen Tully Dierks, Tao Lin, and the alt lit scene’s rape problem

Within a young publishing clique, patterns of abuse have emerged.  

On by Miles Klee

The Daily Dot