The movie that doesn’t exist and the Redditors that think it does
Are we failing to protect the child stars of YouTube?
Spitting out the Red Pill: Former misogynists reveal how they were radicalised online
Logan Paul filmed a dead body – on YouTube, there is no line that cannot be crossed
We need to talk about the online radicalisation of young, white women
Tweeting terror: what social media reveals about how we respond to tragedy
Inside the sex, money, and scandal of Instagram’s puppet community
How 15 minutes of fame became 15 minutes of shame
Why are children on YouTube saying their parents are dead?
The biggest racist on Twitter – and the ordinary man whose face he stole
The story of Brad and Jenny: why boyfriends humiliate girlfriends for social media fame
Why are “smol puppers” cuter than “little dogs”?
Every stage of the Keaton Jones saga exposed another terrible thing about the internet
Living the Meme: a series of articles on what life is like for the internet famous
How veganism went from a fringe food cult to a multibillion-pound industry
The Millionaire Makers: What happens when 100,000 people create their own lottery?
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October 2017 cover story, Swipe right for equality: how Bumble is taking on sexism
February 2019 feature, Safe and sound: The dodgy, vulnerable fame of YouTube’s child ASMR stars
THE MODERATORS: my regular column on the people who run online communities
The stressful, gruelling reality of being a #RelationshipGoals couple
The strange case of Marina Joyce and internet hysteria
MeToo hummus: what happens when your brand becomes a global movement?
Is it safe to turn your children into YouTube stars?
Harry Potter and the explosion of Hogwarts’ merchandise
Zoella’s book club: cute, glittery – but all a bit vanilla
Don’t be proud of ignorance about YouTube celebrity culture
Leave Britney Alone was the prototype of a viral hit – it couldn’t happen now
Forcing social-media influencers to be clear about #ads? Good luck with that
How Zoella could save Jeremy Corbyn
The only way to make a good film about anorexia would be to make a bad one
Cakes on the Great British Bake Off are getting more complicated – an in-depth investigation
And the winner is… How the pause became the biggest thing on reality television
Momo challenge: The media is whipping up a moral panic over a ‘suicide game’ which may not even exist
Entertainment vs ethics: how psychologists protect reality TV contestants’ mental health
April 2018 issue, #MeToo: The changing face of dating apps
One in ten men don’t think upskirting is sexual harassment – we investigate why
Red Dead Redemption 2’s male rape scene has divided players
Bros talk exclusively about going viral
“I hated every woman”: Former incels explain how their virginity evolved into rage
Face value: How movies cast “ugly” characters – and how it feels to get the part
How are doomsday preppers reacting now it actually feels like the end of the world?
“I didn’t think I was blackout material”: How it feels to get rejected on national TV
How one man became the unlikely face of British blokes
Predicting who will win the Great British Bake Off 2018 based on the contestants’ social media
Is your WhatsApp group toxic?
The Telegraph / Telegraph Magazine
18 August 2018 issue, Rise of the women haters: Inside the dark world of the British ‘incels’
Murder, lies and the mother who wanted her girl to have cancer: with The Act, has true crime TV gone too far?
British Airways High Life
May 2018 issue, What happens when your hotel becomes Insta-famous?
Seriously: why does everyone’s mum use that same cookie tin for sewing stuff?’
Formerly “ugly” people describe how society treats you differently when you’re beautiful
Young, old, male, female: Who gets believed on the internet?
I opened the most ridiculous Advent Calendars on the market
The real reasons kids want to become YouTubers
Why do we experience the curse of conversation envy?
Experts explain why you don’t feel Christmassy
The strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash
The truth about generations: Why millennials aren’t special snowflakes
Dazed & Confused
Why I love the trashy, hated, live-action Bratz movie
How AI is being used to create fake revenge porn of political women
My search for the most obscure subculture on the internet
Penguin’s The Happy Reader
Issue No.9 – Three Cheers for Piracy
Issue No. 12 – Electropets
Life when you’re both overweight and anorexic
What happens when you get scammed by an influencer
It’s time to talk about chewing and spitting disorder
How to deal with passive aggressive behaviour
New Statesman ‘Digital Native’ columns
The myth of Generation Snowflake: how did “sensitive” become a dirty word?
“Let’s colonise MySpace!”: inside the alt-right’s internet
JK Rowling created an army of liberals – now they are turning against her
The best days of the internet are over – now our privacy will suffer
Fake news is a problem for the left, too
Are you a reducetarian? Meat-eating is no longer all or nothing
“I just made spaghetti!” Why brands are selling millennials a twee vision of “adulting”
From subtweets to sarcastic put-downs – why we’re all becoming cyberbullies
15 Extremely Rare And Little-Known Harry Potter Facts
15 Other Things We Can’t Believe Are Not Butter
15 Amazing JK Rowling Tweets That Somehow Went Under The Radar
The Essential English Dictionary of Words from Friends
This Is What Honest Summaries Of Friends Episodes Would Look Like
The Definitive Ranking Of Every Single Friends Character Ever
9 times cartoons scarily predicted the future
How a UTI nearly killed me
Should internet porn be banned?
The man who takes tech apart – so we can learn how to fix it
“Everyone On Twitter Is Insufferable”: ‘Eighth Grade’ Director Bo Burnham On YouTube Fame And Online Anxiety
The New York Times
British reality television is a theatre of cruelty