Old Participant Roles, New Media

They clicked once – and now are in prison for political protest

Voice Actors Asked to Sign Away Rights to AI

Dating App for People with Disabilities

How to secure your devices and accounts after an abusive relationship

Inside the global gig economy of werewolf erotica

Platforms are hiring gig workers around the world to write steamy romance novels for English-speaking readers.

People still working remotely are turning to virtual co-working spaces for accountability through a Zoom screen.

South Africa Wants One Intercontinental African Currency

Do You Know Who You Are Hiring Really Is: in the Age of Virtual Interviews

The Hidden Mothers in Family Photos

Haunted Dolls on Ebay

Hackers Get Printers to Print Pro-Worker Rights Messages


Financial Infidelity: How do new technologies allow spouses to hide money from each other?

Facebook’s Next Target: The Religious Experience

The company is intensifying formal partnerships with faith groups across the United States and shaping the future of religious experience.

Zoom Burnout Is Real, and It’s Worse for Women

In a new study, women reported higher levels of fatigue associated with video calls than men. The solution, though, isn’t as simple as not having video calls.

What, if Anything, Can Psychics Tell Us About All of This?

Demand for their services has illuminated another kind of health crisis.

Publisher apologizes for ‘auditory blackface’: A minstrel-like performance of a Black woman’s essay

The Reigning Queen of Pandemic Yoga

The YouTube celebrity Adriene Mishler made yoga accessible and search-optimized even before so many Americans were confined at home. Can she help us learn to live better lives in front of the computer?

Grief. Rage. Action. Out of covid-19 loss, these women lead a new movement.  The rise of the “honest” obituary.”

Schitt’s Creek Dan Levy suggested in an Instagram post that his fans study Canadian Indigenous history along with him. About 64,000 people signed up.

The Shaman of Instagram

Durek Verrett, friend of Gwyneth Paltrow and consort of the Princess of Norway, wants to bring spiritual healing to the masses.

For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’

Young women feeling alienated by dating apps and bar culture are finding love on their For You pages.

Lessons on Coronavirus Testing From the Adult Film Industry

An industry that survived one health crisis could be a model for others looking to build confidence, experts say.

Defund the Police has its Anthem — Lose Yo Job

Mumbai Police Play a Trick on Honking Drivers

It involves a red light hooked to a decibel meter, and the timer resets when harsh horns get too loud. Now, other cities are inquiring.

This Investigator Used to Stake Out Women. Now, She Tails Men Online.

In her 30 years, the sleuth trade has gone from disguises to digging for data.

Teaching Democrats to Speak Evangelical