Meet @HauteLeMode, the creator of fashion’s most viral and incisive memes

"I know I’m not ever going to get invited to 'Vogue' or get 'W' magazine to do an interview with me because I upset the balance of what they do.”

How YouTube communities are creating “pathways of radicalization” toward white supremacist ideas

Mainstream conservatives are behaving as a gateway drug to white nationalist ideas on YouTube.

YouTube videos about plastic surgery are likely deceiving millions, study finds

Don't believe everything you hear about those lip fillers or butt implants — especially if you heard it on YouTube.

Left-wing news sites censored on Facebook aren’t in favor of banning Alex Jones either

"The idea that it's only far-right conservatives getting restricted and banned by these social media giants just isn't true."

Whoa, Vicky: How an 18-year-old girl turned controversy into cash

Woah Vicky is one of many social media stars who’ve raised themselves to prominence thanks to an eye-catching gimmick, shrewd use of “controversy” media coverage and conflict with other influencers.
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‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 4: Candace Owens; beauty products’ toxic ingredients (Full transcript)

'Mic' co-founder Jake Horowitz interviews Candace Owens about Black Lives Matter and Donald Trump, and 'Mic' and The Investigative Fund take aim at beauty products with toxic ingredients.

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‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 4: Candace Owens; beauty products’ toxic ingredients

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we sit down with polarizing figure Candace Owens — plus, we analyze the makeup ingredients in a dozen tutorials posted by six beauty YouTube influencers.

Teens flock to YouTube for makeup tutorials — but who’s making sure the products are actually safe?

In a 'Mic' analysis of 12 videos, two-thirds of cosmetics promoted by YouTube influencers include ingredients linked to health risks.

‘Boy Erased’ author Garrard Conley talks seeing his conversion therapy memoir turned into a film

"When people are criticizing the story itself, I’m like, 'That’s my story. How can you criticize it?'"

Who’s Sorry This Week? President Donald Trump, Chelsea Handler and other public apologies

These celebrities and public figures apologize for their behavior and will try to do better in the future. They appreciate you respecting their privacy at this time.

Troye Sivan’s new song “Bloom” is the rare pop anthem that’s explicitly about gay sex

"It's about flowers," Troye Sivan said unconvincingly.

NAACP leader who defended Candace Owens from racist trolls shocked to learn she’s conservative now

"We’re very saddened and disappointed in her," Connecticut NAACP president Scot X. Esdaile said.
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Google and YouTube may be next to face public backlash after collecting children’s data

As the Cambridge Analytica scandal shines a spotlight on data protection, 23 groups are going after YouTube for the company's own privacy practices.
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Suspected YouTube shooter “hated” the company, father says

The suspected shooter in Tuesday's YouTube attack reportedly "hated" the company.
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Police: 1 dead in YouTube shooting, 3 injured

This story is breaking.
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Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.

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On International Women’s Day, Lilly Singh wants to send the world a message about girl-on-girl hate

On International Women’s Day 2018, Singh wants you to join her movement to make the world a better place for women.
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Why is it so difficult for online platforms to tackle disinformation and hate speech?

YouTube began to crack down on conspiracy accounts on Wednesday. The online publishing platform Medium explicitly banned disinformation this month. How will other platforms cope?

Twitter Stock Price: Why TWTR is up after the site booted some alt-right users — but spared others

Twitter’s stock price just got a big boost after the platform banned some alt-right users for hate speech. But major business challenges — that all TWTR investors should know about — remain.

A gay porn parody of ‘Justice League’ whitewashed its cast with a Trump voter

The sole black protagonist in from the 'Justice League' movie was swapped for a white guy. He's played by an outspoken Trump voter.

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The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.

The Jake Paul/Martinez Twins YouTube bullying scandal, explained

Paul, who once climbed a KTLA news van mid-interview, has asked the Martinez Twins to "stop being immature."

Inside ‘DrugsLab’: Why the Netherlands pays these hot young people to get high on YouTube

They try cocaine, salvia, ecstasy and more — and it’s all in the name of education. Warning: NSFW.

“Heated gaming moment”: How a defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur became a darkly funny meme

“Hey, can people stop freaking out over PewDiePie saying the N-word in a heated gaming moment?”

PewDiePie says he’ll stop making Nazi jokes after the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Given PewDiePie's apparent fondness for right-wing politics, it's not clear whether it'll stick.

What do flat-Earth truthers think is really happening during the 2017 solar eclipse?

To many conspiracy theorists, the Aug. 21 event is evidence the world isn't round. Here's what they told us.

Hot Water Challenge: Kids are burning each other with boiling water in a deadly YouTube trend

The latest horrifying "viral" trend is life-threatening.

Want to get richer playing video games? How you can get paid thousands of dollars through gaming.

Yes, you can actually earn good money just by playing your favorite video games. These four methods can make you a ton of cash.

‘Crash Bandicoot’ “Woah” Memes: These videos are sweeping the internet

What's that new Crash Bandicoot "Woah" meme all about? We've got you covered here.