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 Aug 21, 2022 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 Jul 14, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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White graduate student confesses to faking Black identity

The student was called out in a Medium post.

On Sep 18, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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

They’re back.

On May 18, 2020 by Claire Goforth

Laura Loomer and Mike Cernovich

Medium suspends accounts of popular far-right commenters

Medium is cracking down too.

On Feb 21, 2018 by David Covucci

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

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

On Dec 8, 2016 by Samantha Grasso

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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 Jun 10, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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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 Mar 3, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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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 Sep 28, 2015 by Robert Scoble

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Facebook redesigns Notes to take on blogging sites like Medium

Taking a page (sorry) from Medium.

On Aug 17, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Burning Man has its own version of Cub Scouts

‘I like Burning Man better than Disney World.’

On Aug 2, 2015 by Greg Ferenstein

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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 Apr 24, 2015 by [email protected]

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The Apple Watch is missing something

No Safari? No problem.

On Mar 28, 2015 by [email protected]

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

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

On Nov 25, 2014 by Taylor Hatmaker

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Apple accidentally sent a developer some porn

Think twice before you open that email from Apple while you’re at work.

On Oct 24, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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