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Vox's coverage of the latest memes, social media controversies, YouTube drama, and more.

The horrifying revelations of the Idaho student murders

“Hater” doesn’t have to be a dirty word

The arrest of misogynist influencer Andrew Tate, explained

Sleazeballs are hot again

The irresistible voyeurism of “day in my life” videos

But where will we tweet?

Quitting Elon

Everybody wants to be a LinkedInfluencer

The Try Guys have broken our brains

A new Supreme Court case could fundamentally change the internet

Cheating scandals hit different right now

The racist backlash to The Little Mermaid and Lord of The Rings is exhausting and extremely predictable

The sex worker teaching TikTok about legal brothels

So your kid wants to be an influencer

“Scary easy. Sketchy as hell.”: How startups are pushing Adderall on TikTok

You can ignore Andrew Tate

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This Targaryen family tree explains Jon Snow’s parentage — and sets up House of the Dragon

The “Dark Brandon” meme — and why it’s so confusing — explained

Tacky is back!

The nontoxic social media app that tells you your toxic traits

Our submissions to the queer canon

How Catholicism became a meme

What the deepfake controversy about this Chinese actor says about conspiratorial thinking

How the internet gets people to plagiarize each other

Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Twitter trolling with Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

Are we ever authentically ourselves on the internet?

What is a trend anymore?

The YouTubers are not okay

Just admit that you loooove Twitter

A day in the life of a professional Twitter flirt

The hottest trend on TikTok? In-depth analysis.

Ignoring emails with Twitter’s funniest comedian

The growing, lightly controversial industry teaching kids crypto

Procrasti-shopping with NPR’s youngest podcast host

The story of the internet, as told by the movies

Nobody wants more crappy videos on Instagram. Too bad.

12 hours online and zero regrets: A day with the internet’s funniest meme curator

Pixar’s Turning Red is an unlikely culture war battleground

Where teen influencers go to become actors