The novelist’s remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”
A new, lingerie-inspired take on the midriff for Hot Vax Summer.
Many people who have found fame on TikTok are struggling with mental health issues.
The conditions of modern celebrity don’t hinge on press access anymore.
The social network wrongly bowed to government demands to take down content in the countries, employees said, in more signs of internal dissent.
Bunny, an internet-famous sheepadoodle, has brought attention to a new area of study within animal cognition: the use of assistive technology for language acquisition.
Evan Spiegel, the C.E.O. of Snap Inc., says he knows what users want: “fame, fortune” — and wearable A.R.
Tensions between protecting and capitalizing on the image of the famous Australian beach town have exploded over a new reality show.
Researchers in Germany reviewed more than 27,000 images to identify the world’s “most Instagrammable bird.” An odd-looking nocturnal species native to Australia and Southeast Asia stood out, they said.
MI5’s new account is an effort to appeal to job applicants. It joins other intelligence agencies on social media, where results are anything but guaranteed.
A musical battle, the hit webcast suggests, is really just a pretext for a party and an occasion to appreciate something.
A version of the popular photo-sharing app for younger users could hook children on endless scrolling and body-image shame, nonprofit groups warned.
Michael Rapaport, an actor and podcast host, shared screenshots of a conversation in which Durant used homophobic and misogynistic language.
When a 60-second video can make you famous, is it any surprise that young creators would bypass art school? But what’s left of their careers when fans move on and copycats encroach?
How social media stars like Addison Rae gave the cosmetics industry a makeover.
As Facebook has become more active at moderating political speech, it has had trouble dealing with satire.
The most-viewed posts on our social media accounts tell the story of what our readers cooked this past year.
Who says motherhood can’t be literary, even poetic?
An online post of a Nanaimo bar photo swiftly prompted criticism in Canada and discussion about the treat’s ideal proportions.
Moscow accused the social network of failing to remove content it deemed illegal. Soon after, a raft of government websites suffered a short outage.
A downtown New York crowd is pushing back against the homogenization of big social media.
A new generation of homebound shoppers is developing a hunger for antiques and other hard-to-find items online and on Instagram.
How did they become our moral authorities?
Ryan Fischer wrote on Instagram about his “recovery from a very close call with death.”
By urging travelers to visit, the Maldives is reviving its luxury resorts. It’s also risking new outbreaks and courting controversy on social media.
The move plunges the social network into the post-coup politics of the roiled nation, after years of criticism over how Myanmar’s military had used the site.
We can all use a reminder that envy-inducing content looked ridiculous behind the scenes.
The fear of public shaming is becoming so prevalent in some Canadian provinces that doctors worry it is driving virus cases underground.
Armored vehicles rolled in along with soldiers in camouflage in cities across the country as generals moved to crush the protest movement against the Feb. 1 military coup.
Four men have been arrested in connection with audacious heists that netted tens of thousands of euros in watches, scarves, designer bags and jewels.
No one could figure out how to help Tessica Brown until a Los Angeles plastic surgeon stepped in. If she could go back, she said, she would just have worn a hat.
People are posting pictures of themselves in crimson on social media to show their support of Aleksei A. Navalny and his family.
Young people are making impassioned arguments for the release of Lyle and Eric Menendez. Why now?
With infinite variations, the regional Mexican stew is now a social-media star in Los Angeles and beyond.
Accounts operating under rare “O.G. user names” obtained through hacking were banned on Thursday after a monthslong investigation.
Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody’s charming, irreverent pandemic-era posts led to unlikely social media stardom. Will the vaccine end their run?
In this corner of YouTube, you can watch someone else clean the house — and you won’t be alone.
During the pandemic, entrepreneurial chefs have reshaped food culture across the country with tiny, homegrown pop-ups that thrive on social media.
The transition of official White House social media handles in 2020 was more complicated than four years ago.
A Zoom interview with Ella and Cole Emhoff.
Top performers are raking in cash as the company seeks to compete against TikTok and similar platforms.
Convicted of inciting debauchery and violating family values, the women were caught up in a conservative backlash as the authorities tried to enforce strict social norms.
Interest in Indigenous artistry has created an ecosystem of beadwork drops that sell out in minutes online.
Either the beginning of the end for Trump, or America.
“We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, said.
After four years of allowing the president to spew bile and misinformation online, here’s why the companies need to cancel him.
“I never engaged in the atrocious behavior described,” Mr. Wang said, after a model alleged he was groped by Mr. Wang, setting off a wave of accusations against the fashion designer.
A model alleged he was groped by Mr. Wang, setting off a wave of accusations against the fashion designer. “I never engaged in the atrocious behavior described,” Mr. Wang said.
Influencers and street-style photographers changed the fashion ecosystem, creating an entirely new way of selling fantasy. Then came a pandemic.
The U.S. government and more than 40 states say the social networking company has become an unlawful monopoly that is hurting consumers.