Tag: twitter

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Access Denied

Famous people and the media have always needed each other. It has been a long, mutually beneficial (and mutually profitable) partnership. And it’s over.

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In Conversation: DeRay Mckesson

An interview about Black Lives Matter and the last 18 months of activism in America.

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‘Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us.’

Following two leading figures of the #BlackLivesMatter movement through five months of protests.

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My ISIS Boyfriend

A French reporter went undercover as potential “caliphette” and recieved a marriage proposal from a senior ISIS commander.

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The Smutty-Metaphor Queen of Lawrence, Kansas

A profile of the internet’s poet, Patricia Lockwood.

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That Goddamned Blue Bird and Me

On Twitter’s pleasures and perils.

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Gratuitous Pictures of Your Grief

On the late singer Judee Sill, the virtual cemetery site Find a Grave, and memorials in the age of the Twitter RIP.

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How Much Tech Can One City Take?

How a burgeoning tech workforce swallowed San Francisco.

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Rape Case Unfolds on Web and Splits City

A rape case in which most of the evidence lies in the archives of Twitter and Instagram divides a football-crazed town of 18,400.

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Anything Could Happen

A story written about Twitter and one its founders, Evan Williams, when the company’s chief source of revenue was subletting desks in their partially filled office.

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Twitter Was Act One

A profile of Jack Dorsey, co-founder (and displaced CEO) of Twitter. Dorsey’s latest venture, a mobile credit card system called Square that only officially launched in February 2011, already processes more than a million transactions per day.