In the decades since the first shitpost, the practice has become widespread and sophisticated – especially among today's young people.
A supporter of the Pirate Party in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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While the US is reeling from rampant fake online news, political movements in Europe are using the internet as a powerful democratic symbol to win elections. Will cyber-optimism or pessimism win?
The Politically Incorrect forum is bringing its racist vitriol to a website near you.
Xi Jinping is no fan of an unregulated internet.
China is used to media being kept on a tight leash, but the party's latest swoop has an ominous new zeal about it.
Brian Halsey, 'Novem II,' 1981, 8 Color Silkscreen Serigraph
Many praise the internet as a democratizing force. But with online spaces replacing physical public squares as places for debate, what do we risk losing?
Prepaid cellphones are just one of many technological tools used by criminals and terrorists.
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Throwaway phones are just one piece of the ever-widening technological arsenal of extremists and terror groups of all kinds.
The physical damage is not always apparent.
Estimates show that millions of people have been victims of cyberbullying. Sadly, this includes the famous cases where emotional distress caused Tyler Clementi, Izzy Dix, Lisa Marie Zahra, and dozens of…
Did you use the beaker, honey?
Who can forget “penis-beakergate”? That wonderful moment in October 2013 when a user of popular parenting site Mumsnet started a discussion thread to ask other women whether her partner’s behaviour was…