Caitlin Dewey

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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And lo, the spambots were exiled to the land of fake accounts.

  • Dec 19, 2014

The 38th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.

  • Dec 19, 2014

THE INTERSECT | 2014 saw the rise of the fake news industry that churns out false stories for clicks.

  • Dec 18, 2014

THE INTERSECT | Its policies forbid "targeted abuse." So why is there still so much of it there?

  • Dec 17, 2014

In a word: CONTENT.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Taken together, your Google searches tell an astoundingly intimate story about who you are, what you want and what you fear.

  • Dec 16, 2014

What makes the Sony hack any different from the ‘Fappening’?

  • Dec 12, 2014

The 37th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.

  • Dec 12, 2014

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. But can it change?

  • Dec 12, 2014

Tumblr finally lets us see what The Kids are into.

  • Dec 11, 2014
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Caitlin Dewey runs The Intersect blog, writing about digital and Internet culture, and puts out a daily newsletter that you should subscribe to. She previously worked as a social media reporter on The Post's Digital Audience team. Before joining The Post, she was an associate online editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Caitlin has also written for The New York Times, The Atlantic and other publications.
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