Most Teens Have Never Been in a Romantic Relationship, So Calm Down, Teens

On Thursday, Pew Research Center released a survey entitled “Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships,” which seems to have been written specifically for out-of-touch parents who say things like, “Twit me later!” and, “What are you Facebooking about today?” and, “Let’s take a selfie of the Grand Canyon.” »10/01/15 5:00pmThursday 5:00pm

Five-Year-Old Obit for Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Goes Viral Yet Again 

Well, it’s time for another round of social-media mourning for Rue McClanahan, despite the fact that the Golden Girls cast member has been dead for five years. And no, you don’t have deja vu—this is, in fact, the second time that McClanahan has been reanimated and subsequently killed by Facebook and/or Twitter. »6/12/15 11:30am6/12/15 11:30am

Texas Teacher Investigated For Having a Funny Pinterest Page

Someecards, those wildly popular images that pair vintage illustrations with a sardonic line, still produce content that gets hundreds of thousands of shares on social media. (There’s even one about dad bod!) But one unidentified teacher in San Antonio, TX woman has just learned that not everyone thinks they’re funny.… »5/27/15 10:10am5/27/15 10:10am

The Jews Will Be the First to Go: DMs Received Since Making Them Public

On April 20, 2015, Twitter made it possible for everyone to receive direct messages from the general public, should they so choose. Previously, you were only able to message the people currently following you. So several hours after the new feature was announced, I opted in. This was probably a mistake. »5/19/15 5:55pm5/19/15 5:55pm

The 'Game of 72' Is the Latest Fake Internet Craze to Scare Parents

The Internet, an enormous mechanism for creating unfounded rumors that alarm your parents and grandparents, has done it again. This time it’s the “Game of 72,” a diabolical contest in which teens run away from home for several days, just to see if they can. Except—surprise, surprise—the Game of 72 is not a real thing. »5/18/15 6:30pm5/18/15 6:30pm

American Hero Nonchalantly Adjusts Boobs Before Baseball Game Selfie

Before this video, I thought there were only two reasons to go to a baseball game: One, to eat as many garlic fries as possible before vomiting and 2, arguing with the people in front of you about something of no actual consequence. Now I know there are three reasons to go. The third reason? Glorious, shameless,… »5/04/15 11:20pm5/04/15 11:20pm

How to Instagram Your Vacation Without Totally Alienating Your Friends

In four days (and three nights), I fell in love with Paris. It was my first time in Europe and I happily became a cliché. But it wouldn’t be a real vacation if I didn’t sully it with a trivial predicament: How was I supposed to effectively stunt on Instagram without appearing obnoxious?
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Woman Fired Before First Day of Job For Facebook Post About Hating Job

A single mother in a Texas suburb who’d just landed a job at a daycare was fired before her first day—for posting on Facebook about how much she hates working in childcare. Her brand-new employers heard about the posting and told her not to bother coming in. This is the part where we remind all of you to triple-check… »4/28/15 9:30am4/28/15 9:30am