Internet Media

When will YouTube ban Onision?

When will YouTube ban Onision?

This story includes descriptions of abuse and eating disorders. The public is calling on social media sites to deplatform Gregory Jackson known online as Onision after multiple women accused him of grooming and emotional abuse that began when they were teena…

Don’t Blame the Internet for New Slang

Don’t Blame the Internet for New Slang

Why do you talk the way you do? Youve lived somewhereperhaps many somewheres. Your friends or family have influenced you. Youve probably even thought about how you like some linguistic features and want to avoid others. People have long been aware that these…

What happened to the web in 2014?

What happened to the web in 2014?

André Staltz traces the “web is dead” inflection point to 2014 and the answer is the obvious one: Facebook. The details are more complex, though, and involve Google giving up on its social media efforts, Facebook taking direct control of which websites are ex…

How to Choose the Right Doula for You

How to Choose the Right Doula for You

In 2019, its almost certain that any pregnant person with a smartphone and an Instagram account knows what a doula is (a non-medical childbirth support person, for any latecomers). A doula can accompany pregnant women through the transformative process of pre…