In this elegy to Twitter, the writer reflects on the platform she first joined a decade ago—once a place to network with her literary idols—and the troll-laden, gladiator-like arena...
The unprofitable social-media giant—a bot-and-troll-infested hellscape—has changed the way we disseminate and digest our information. Is the platform worth defending?
While it may be a haven for trolls, the social-media platform also provides many people of color a big, supportive community—and a means to find work.
Remember when Hillary Clinton warned "A man you can bait with a tweet shouldn't have nuclear codes"? Well, here we are, and it's worse than we imagined. Why won't Twitter act?
Social media is a haven for hate groups, who use the instantaneous medium to organize and troll. So why do the platforms continue to protect them and not those they abuse?
Abortion opponents use the social media platform like a weapon, and with absolute precision—and they're winning as a result. What are pro-choicers doing wrong?
When the Los Angeles Review of Books included only one woman writer in its tech issue, the Internet responded with a glorious list of women writers we should all know.
Nazis who get doxxed are not victims. But so far the media has failed to get the message.
This has been an infuriating year filled with injustice and scandal. But does the outrage we express in op-eds and on social media have a point?
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