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The most recent breach is a stark reminder of the sorry state of our data

Illustration: Lance Ulanoff


Follow my rules and thank me later

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It’s time to confront the tech industry’s data collection excesses

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Spoiler tags on social media could encourage a culture of courtesy

Frustrated young man using phone
Frustrated young man using phone
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Both Reddit and Discord, for example, have robust systems for tagging text, images, and…


TECH SHORTCUTS FOR LIFE

And other things you can learn about yourself from the copious amount of data companies collect about you

Animation by Julia Moburg for Debugger


INTERNET HAPPY PLACES

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The policies of the most dominant social media network are stifling — and even worse for women

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The athlete asked audiences how they’d feel about a respect button instead of a like button. It’s a good question.

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Reflecting on one of the first video games that felt like work

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Google and Facebook’s ad business might not survive Amazon

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