Posts tagged "internet"

Google Might Be Giving You An Overinflated Ego

Does this mean I can blame Google for mansplaining?

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2015 - 9:30 am



Megan Reynolds | October 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm

9 WikiHow Articles On Epically Simple Topics

Are you wondering how to chew food or do nothing? WikiHow will tell you.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

10 Things That Are Great About Life Off The Internet

Oh, hello, Frisky readers! I’m back! I just spent a week in Oregon with my new spouse. Both my personal and work computers were jacked up, and Michael forgot to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

A Brief But Necessary Guide To E-Laughter

Don’t lol when you really mean to haha. …

Megan Reynolds | August 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Reddit Bans “Fat People Hate” And Other Subreddits Accused Of Harassment

Reddit’s new anti-harassment policy aims to protect users from harassment and brigading.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 11, 2015 - 11:00 am

Kill 5 Minutes And Let These Computer Robots Guess How Old You Are


Megan Reynolds | April 30, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The Year In Year-End Roundups: Everything The Blogosphere Thought Was Important In 2014

So many year-end lists, so little time, so we’ve rounded up the best of 2014’s year-end roundups just for you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 30, 2014 - 12:45 pm

13 Totes Adorbs Gifts For Your Internet-Obsessed Frenz

If you’re struggling with what to get your Reddit-obsessed friends for the holidays this year, maybe it’s time to admit who you are and go all in on Internet jokes.

Huffington Post Weird News | December 20, 2014 - 9:30 am

Life Dream Status: Not Having An E-Mail Address

Imagine how much coordination goes into Christopher Nolan’s movies. People are saying that Interstellar is the most expansive Nolan film yet. Go ahead and take a look at the full…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

AnonIB’s Date Rape Problem

Trigger warning: rape

By now we’re all familiar with the infamous celebrity photo leak of 2014, aka “The Fappening,” as it’s been dubbed by the Internet. But what…

Frances Locke | October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Jessica’s Last Day At The Frisky: Some FAQ

What?! You’re leaving?

Yes, it’s true. Today is my last day at The Frisky!

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2014 - 10:00 am

Jezebel Staff Calls Out Gawker Media For Continually Ignoring Commenter Harassment

The staff of posted a memo today calling out their employer, Gawker Media, for ignoring the constant harassment they face from trolls in their comments section. The staff…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 5:32 pm

Sometimes I Wish I Hadn’t Written So Much About Sex

A few months ago, Amelia and I were talking about rape threats against women who write online. It seems like it happens to feminist writers Zerlina Maxwell, Amanda Hess and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2014 - 10:00 am

“Confused Cats Against Feminism” Tumblr Puts An Eyeroll-Worthy Social Media Meme To Bed

There’s only one way to address an Internet meme where dumb, mostly-white women insist not to “need” a social justice movement from which they have benefited enormously, and that is…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2014 - 3:15 pm

PurrVerse: Adult Sex Workers Are Arrested When We “Think Of The Children”

I woke up one morning last week to my Twitter in an uproar. That’s reasonably common in my world, as many of the people I follow are marginalized and there’s…

Kitty Stryker | July 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Occupy Modern Love

Dozens of protesters gathered outside The New York Times building on Eighth Avenue last night to protest the no-comment policy of the newspaper’s weekly Modern Love column.


Devorah Blachor | July 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Lily Allen Confronts Her Internet Trolls

I liked Lily Allen’s song “URL Badman” to begin with, but I love it now that there’s commenters up on YouTube screaming “misandry” over the new music video. (Of course…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

How Many Of Us Are Online At Any Given Second?

Ever wonder just how fast the Internet moves? PennyStocks put together one of the scariest, most mind-blowing GIF charts I’ve ever seen, illustrating just how much activity happens in…

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2014 - 5:00 pm

WTF: Two 12-Year-Old Girls Accused Of Stabbing Classmate 19 Times To Impress Creepy, God-Like Internet Character “Slender Man”

This story is so full of WTF, I almost don’t know where to begin. Two 12-year-old girls — their names have been published elsewhere, but as they are minors, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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