Further proof that nothing fun and carefree can exist online without eventually being co-opted by the man/the olds.
The funny thing about viral images is how endlessly easy it is to misunderstand them.
Web archivists and other digital sleuths are playing a potentially pivotal role in trying to determine what happened to the Malaysia Airline flight downed by a missile over eastern Ukraine.
A new report found the app was rife with prostitution spam. But Tinder is a marketplace for real sex workers, too.
The theories are outlandish and frequently offensive -- but they bear considering if only because so many believe them.
The 20th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.
Cor Pan’s family and friends learned of his fate in a Facebook comments thread.
And more importantly, how should we celebrate?
Hidden from Google collects links to pages removed from Google under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling.
Google+ and YouTube will officially allow anonymous comments again. A win for free speech, or a loss for everyone?
Searches for OkCupid trend in the same places as the phrase “wherefore art thou romeo” and “find a therapist.”
How the Internet, and a false rape allegation, took down Conor Oberst
Finally, proof that no one likes your uncomfortably sexy selfies. Even people your own age.
Polarizing news sites are doing unusually well on Facebook since the site’s last major algorithm change.
It’s bad for you, bad for your relationships, and bad for business-owners.
If you’re going to sext -- and you ARE going to sext -- might as well take some precautions.
This is what happens when you say a man hunts triceratops (... which went extinct millions of years ago.)
The 19th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.
The meme is called #jadapose -- and it consists of lying prone and half-clothed on the floor.
If we had the chance to sell our own personal data, what would we sell it for?
Caitlin is a social media reporter on the Digital Audience team. Before joining the Post, she was an associate online editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. She has also written for The New York Times, The Atlantic and other publications.