A French reporter went undercover as potential “caliphette” and recieved a marriage proposal from a senior ISIS commander.
A profile of the internet’s poet, Patricia Lockwood.
On the service’s multiple origin stories. An excerpt from Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal.
On the late singer Judee Sill, the virtual cemetery site Find a Grave, and memorials in the age of the Twitter RIP.
How a burgeoning tech workforce swallowed San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
How a journalism professor named Dan Sinker became the most entertaining part of the Chicago mayoral race.
When Conan O’Brien left NBC, he agreed to stay off TV for months and stay quiet about the network and its executives. The agreement contained no mention of social media, however. On the origins of a digital renaissance.