How TikTok changed live music

‘Who’s here from TikTok?’: How the app is radically changing live music

For a new crop of rock bands, the TikTok effect is jet fuel.

On Mar 26, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

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Newsletter: Post SXSW COVID doomscrolling

In today's 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we also look at a Daily Dot facial recognition scoop.

On Mar 25, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Tiffany Kelly

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‘I blacked out instantly’: Women on TikTok say there’s a surge in men spiking drinks in downtown Austin

'The cops found her completely unconscious in the middle of the street.'

On Mar 22, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Review: Atlanta season 3 is sure to be a trip

Donald Glover’s popular FX series returns after being off-air for four years.

On Mar 20, 2022 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Newsletter: Our 6 biggest takeaways from SXSW

In today's special edition of the 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we report from the ground at SXSW.

On Mar 19, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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SXSW review: Alison Brie vacation comedy ‘Spin Me Round’ spins its focus out of control

Despite an inspired cast of comedy heavyweights, the film seems confused about its own intentions.

On Mar 19, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

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SXSW Newsletter: Can NFTs help musicians?

In today's special edition of the 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we report from the ground at SXSW.

On Mar 18, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Ramon Ramirez

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Viral indie-rock duo Wet Leg shows what all the buzz is about at SXSW

The nonchalant indie-rockers are a testament to the power of internet virality and having fun.

On Mar 18, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

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‘WeCrashed’ is another empty rise-and-fall story

The Apple series focuses too much on its 'love story.'

On Mar 18, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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Newsletter: SXSW’s magical electronic dance party

In today's special edition of the 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we report from the ground at SXSW.

On Mar 17, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Ramon Ramirez

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SXSW EXCLUSIVE: Chapo Trap House on podcasting, propaganda, and parasocial relationships

‘We’re all going to hell but the NFT crypto people are going to extra-hell.’

On Mar 17, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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SXSW: FaZe Clan CEO Lee Trink talks web3 and future of gaming and entertainment

'Questioning the validity of Web3 is similar to questioning the validity of gaming.'

On Mar 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Newsletter: Paris Hilton’s call to ‘rage in the metaverse’ at SXSW

In today's special edition of the 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we report from the ground at SXSW.

On Mar 16, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Tiffany Kelly

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SXSW: ‘Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets’ shatters Reddit bro stereotypes

The film is organized chaos, spoken in the voice of the internet.

On Mar 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg makes first public statement on Ukraine, preaches metaverse potential

He said Meta is working to help Ukraine.

On Mar 15, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino