Debunking 3 Viral Rumors About the Texas Shooting

Debunking 3 Viral Rumors About the Texas Shooting Top Digital Buy

Rumors about the gunman and what had taken place spread widely online – often with easily debunked evidence or none at all – almost immediately after the first official reports about the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Here are three of the most prominent rumors that have spread on online platforms such as Twitter, … Read more

Digital Threads Between the U.S. and China

Digital Threads Between the U.S. and China Top Digital Buy

As the world’s two superpowers grow further apart, the internet environments in the US and China are increasingly separate digital worlds. US internet companies have mostly flopped in China, and with notable exceptions, apps from China haven’t gone big outside their home country. Digital life in each country is largely walled off from the other, … Read more

6 Podcasts About the Dark Side of the Internet

6 Podcasts About the Dark Side of the Internet Top Digital Buy

Starter episode: “What Did You Take?” Begun during the early days of quarantine in March 2020, this affable show feels like eavesdropping on a conversation between two internet-savvy friends. One of the hosts, Ryan Broderick, used to co-host the beloved Buzzfeed podcast “Internet Explorer,” and brings the same inquisitive, informative energy to this series about … Read more