George Soros' son posted about crime and inflation—Trump fans saw a cryptic assassination threat

George Soros’ son posted about crime and inflation—Trump fans saw a cryptic assassination threat

‘Why isn’t this clown in jail?’

On Jan 22, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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Trigger warnings aren’t ‘coddling’ the traumatized, they’re showing basic human respect

I use trigger warnings as a way of showing respect, not to coddle.

On Aug 20, 2015 by [email protected]

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What Vimeo’s network deal could mean for the future of video

Is Vimeo trying to take over the world?

On Jan 22, 2015 by Allen Weiner

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10 startling facts from the Atlantic’s black America study

Black America would be as populous as Spain.

On Oct 14, 2014 by Ramon Ramirez

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Everything you’ve heard about millennials is wrong

Just what is a millennial, anyway?

On Jul 30, 2014 by [email protected]

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The Internet has a content diversity problem

The problem is with a palpable lack of creativity—and perhaps even effort.

On Jun 11, 2014 by [email protected]

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What you don’t know about the curiosity gap may change your life

That’s why the curiosity gap is so insidious: it makes us care about information that we would have had no interest in learning before.

On Mar 28, 2014 by [email protected]

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Anonymous Twitter account dishes dark secrets about New Media

Sex, drugs, and clickbait.

On Mar 14, 2014 by Miles Klee

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76,897 genres and 1 very human touch: How Netflix knows you best

Brick-and-mortars like to complain it’s Netflix’s low-prices they can’t compete with, but Netflix truly shines thanks to its humanistic approach to gauging customer behavior.

On Jan 3, 2014 by Beejoli Shah

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The Reddit sleuths who brought down a meme empire

The Miltz brothers were an American success story in the making. Too bad their meme empire was built on deception.

On Jul 1, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Gaming site IGN banned from Reddit for vote manipulation

Reddit has temporarily blocked links to the popular gaming site after it allegedly used dummy accounts to upvote its content.

On Sep 10, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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The Daily Dot theme song

One year, 3 million served, and finally, a catchy tune to call our very own.

On Aug 24, 2012 by David Holmes

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Dot Dot Dot: The year the Internet went mainstream (again)

In the Daily Dot’s first year, the Web changed in profound and unexpected ways, ascending into pop culture like never before. 

On Aug 23, 2012 by Nicholas White

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Kixeye’s sexist hiring video highlights problems at gaming industry’s core

A company representative called the video “hilarious.”

On Aug 7, 2012 by Aja Romano

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Reddit lifts its ban on “The Atlantic”

The Atlantic and a handful of other sites are eligible for linking on Reddit again after being temporarily blocked for spamming.

On Jul 9, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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