A memorial to the victims of the mass shooting at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket.
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There is a mental and psychological dimension to what leads people to commit mass killings. But it is not mental illness or pathology.
As New Zealand marks the second anniversary of the March 15 atrocity, the general terror threat has increased and doubts persist about police and security agency preparedness.
Memes that promote harmful conspiracies and memes that mock them are sometimes hard to distinguish.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
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Successful memes don’t often happen by accident. And COVID-19 has become a popular topic for their creators.
A man holds a sign that reads ‘Q-Nited We Stand’ during a gun-rights rally held in Seattle in 2018. The QAnon community has moved from the fringes of the internet to mainstream politics in less than three years.
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Believers of QAnon fringe conspiracy theories have moved into the mainstream political arena, including several who will be running as Republican candidates in the U.S. elections this fall.
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Obamagate is strongly linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory – on Twitter these hashtags are frequently used alongside each other.
“Have you seen what @realDonaldTrump just tweeted?!”
What connects a cartoon frog, misappropriated mythology and the US’s 45th president?
Unlike Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump did not give a subculture a corporate, establishment sheen by appropriating it.
If news pundits had been paying closer attention to memes, they may have been less shocked by the result of the 2016 US presidential election.
The Politically Incorrect forum is bringing its racist vitriol to a website near you.
UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and actor Emma Watson launched the HeForShe Campaign at the United Nations headquarters in New York, 20 September.
In less than a week since actor Emma Watson’s stirring United Nations speech on gender inequality, two big things have happened – but you’ve probably only heard about one of them. The first, which has…
Jennifer Lawrence: another victim of 4chan.
The powerhouse of internet virality, 4chan, has achieved notoriety, and in a spectacular way. The release of hundreds of images claiming to show a pantheon of celebrities in various compromising, or at…