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    The German YouTuber Emerging as the Voice of a Generation

    Like Greta Thunberg, Rezo, a German YouTuber, is symbolic of a younger generation finding ways to...

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    Norwegian Cruise Ship Passengers Live-Tweet a Mutiny

    Faced with broken toilets, canceled shore visits and a lack of information, travelers on the Norwegian...

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    When Social Media Becomes a Wartime Necessity

    Vivian Yee and Hwaida Saad, who cover the Middle East, have found Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and...

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    Facebook Encryption Eyed in Fight Against Online Child Sex Abuse

    The debate over privacy in the digital age increasingly pits tech companies against law enforcement agencies...

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    In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

    The protests against President el-Sisi’s authoritarian rule were smaller than last week’s, but given the risks...

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    Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.

    The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His...

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    Pressed by Public Outcry, Russia Releases Jailed Actor

    A widely seen video contradicted the assault case against Pavel Ustinov. The resulting outrage showed the...

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    Does Influencer Grammar Matter?

    In Southeast Asia, watchdog accounts call out misspelled and otherwise muddled English-language captions.

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    Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail

    Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online...

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    ‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers

    After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation...

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    Bold Move or Coup? Social Media Reacts to Boris Johnson

    The prime minister’s move to cut short Parliament’s Brexit debate roiled an already divided Britain.

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    The Baroness Fighting to Protect Children Online

    Beeban Kidron says tech giants exert too much leverage over young users and has pushed laws...

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    How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad

    Western intelligence officials say Chinese agents are contacting thousands of foreign citizens using LinkedIn, including former...

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    China’s Soft-Power Failure: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests

    Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look...

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    Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient

    A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The...