It draws us in and riles us up — but we still can’t look away.
When Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wanted to reach out to those who opposed the attempted coup last week, he didn't dial-in to a government-supported media outlet.
More than three decades after the worldwide communications network was born, David Clark and Yochai Benkler say they’re deeply concerned that the Internet is headed in a dangerous direction that its founders never intended.
Anonymous recently declared war on ISIS, even though they've technically been at war since the attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo last year. So, what does that 'war' mean, exactly?
A new site called YouHole.tv serves up random, wonderful videos that you can't pause or share — you just have to experience them in the moment. How Zen!
Kanye West, Kermit the Frog, and an army of abrasive ducks win the internet this week.
According to author Micah Sifry, the promise of the Internet's early days hasn’t exactly been realized.
Literary road trips are mapped, the "Jurassic" movies in high heels, scaffolding enthusiasts find a home, one voice changes in different spaces, and Alex Trebek finally sings Rihanna.
The recent resignation of Reddit's CEO, cheered by thousands of her site's users, and many other battles over standards of decency and taste in online communities illustrate how the Internet is starting to grapple with — and question — the principle of unlimited free speech it was founded upon.
Need a ransom note, but don't have any magazines lying around? The National Library of Poland has you covered with this random typeface generator built from its digitized collection.
It used to be that if you wanted to go online in Nigeria, you had to stop by an Internet cafe. But as more and more people get access to smartphones, the cafes are becoming a thing of the past.