Wil Wheaton on quitting social media: "I don’t deserve to be treated so terribly" 

Earlier this month, Wil Wheaton decided to take part in a little protest called #DeactiDay. The plan was for a bunch of people to delete their Twitter accounts because, among other reasons, the social media platform had refused to oust hate-spewing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Despite having been on Twitter since…

Like the "influencers" who stand in front of it, this selfie mural is an empty hoax

This has to be a troll. Or an Exit Through the Gift Shop stunt or something. In a culture that’s currently ripping itself apart at the seams over whether or not people should be denied entry or service for religious and/or political reasons, somebody’s on the streets of L.A. with a shitty painting of angel wings only…

Taylor Swift's new social network for Swifties is already overrun with Trump-supporting homophobes 

At the end of last week, Taylor Swift launched The Swift Life, a social media app meant to act as an oasis from the tumultuous, politics-laden world of the internet, a place where fans of Taylor Swift could peaceably discuss and fawn over their favorite thing: Taylor Swift. Unfortunately, as The Daily Beast reports,

There is an app called Binky that does nothing and it’s wonderful

Sure, it’s fun to see photos of dumb dogs and screenshots of bad journalism, but social media, by and large, is making us pretty miserable. You’ve seen the posts from your friends, the ones saying they “need to unplug for a while,” and you’ve seen them back a day later, offering their take on the latest Trump scandal.…