Caitlin Dewey

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Both companies launched tools to help victims connect with family and friends. But how many people in Nepal actually access them?

  • Apr 27, 2015

The 54th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.

  • Apr 24, 2015

Most people’s tastes mature as they get older. But big data from Spotify has found a glitch -- at age 42.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Three months in, and no one’s using the “social proof” service quite like its founders expected.

  • Apr 22, 2015

The controversial viral campaign became the model for every online movement that came after.

  • Apr 21, 2015

Google now lets users download the search data it has on them.

  • Apr 20, 2015

The 53rd installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.

  • Apr 17, 2015

It wasn’t just a “status” — it was the symbol of an era.

  • Apr 16, 2015

Smartphone apps like Periscope could revolutionize piracy — and are already aggravating the TV industry.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Crowdsourced sleuthing on sites like Websleuths and Reddit has gained a new profile — and a whiff of respectability.

  • Mar 10, 2015
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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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