this week on the internet
On TikTok, eavesdropping is turning into content
Now a stranger doesn’t even need to record you to reveal details about your life to TikTok; they can simply eavesdrop.
On Sep 16, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Celebrity gossip is all over the internet—again
Everyone is paying attention to celebrities’ personal lives right now.
On Sep 9, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Reddit cakegate proved how skewed discourse is on the internet
The chocolate cake post is a perfect example of how people respond differently on different social sites.
On Sep 2, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
A TikToker didn’t know about Lilith Fair—and people got mad
People are discovering the all-female festival Lilith Fair, which ran in the ‘90s.
On Aug 26, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
I’m trying to be less online. Here’s how it’s going
After being very online since the early 2000s, I tried out an app that blocks you from opening up other apps.
On Aug 19, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Getting ready for an event without tickets is a whole genre on TikTok
With so many big tours this year, TikTok has really become a resource for concertgoers.
On Aug 12, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Barbenheimer brought out the rude theatergoers—and everyone noticed
During the Barbenheimer craze, people were filming and taking photos of both films, sometimes with the flash on.
On Aug 5, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
The week the internet turned pink
All over TikTok, Twitter/X, and Instagram were stories about the movie Barbie.
On Jul 29, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
I saw ‘Barbie’ after seeing all the memes, and here’s what I thought
There hasn’t been a pop culture meme that has taken over the internet quite like Barbenheimer.
On Jul 21, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Is Threads cringe?
It’s still in its infancy stage, and part of that stage is copying viral tweets and posting them on Threads.
On Jul 15, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
Which app will become the biggest threat to Twitter?
Right now, we’re seeing a live experiment.
On Jul 8, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
I drank a Grimace shake and survived
I became obsessed with the videos. Not only are they creative, but the dark humor is reminiscent of meme culture from a few years ago.
On Jul 1, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
The virality of the Titanic sub incident is teaching everyone about the depth of the ocean
The missing submersible reminded everyone about the terrifying depth of the ocean.
On Jun 24, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly
The ‘self-drawn memes’ prove that Twitter meme culture is not dead—yet
The self-drawn memes serve as a test for how Extremely Online a person is.
On Jun 16, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly