Twitter is the contemporary postcard—social updates that are limited by size, but not imagination. For a month, with a billion stamps, our correspondent moved his tweets from the laptop to the post office, and rediscovered the joy of mail.
The emergence of the Social Media Exile essay has been swift and smug. A language expert dissects a genre while also being seduced by its allure.
Perhaps bigamists have it the worst: “You must refrain from changing your relationship status to “It’s Complicated,” regardless of how true it may seem. To...
Running into your father on the internet can be a startling event when it’s unexpected. Particularly when your father is dead.
Everyone’s doing it: Broadcasting private communications for all the world to see. The latest messages could usurp the power elite of the eighth grade.
Pop culture is fizzy. Mainstream TV is where the fizz goes flat. A preview of the networks’ forthcoming dramas based on trendy Twitter feeds.
If anyone feels the pain of Facebook’s constant privacy updates, it’s marital philanderers. But take the time to calibrate your profile, and you can put all that worry behind you.
What kind of sound does a single tweet make? Our writer considers the reasons she left Twitter, and what it would take to bring other lapsed Tweeters back online.
Facebook and other online social networks have played an extraordinary role in this election season. But to what effect? Confronting your status-update addiction.
Facebook is old news for the sub-30 set, but plenty of their elders are tuning in, logging on, and tossing cows.