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The Curious Rise of Twitter Power Broker Yashar Ali

In just a few years, he's become one of the most fearsome media figures in the country—mobilizing his vast Twitter following to promote his famous friends and punish foes. Can his own past survive similar scrutiny?
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9 People You Should Be Following on Clubhouse

From whip-smart comedians to against-the-grain investors, here are the people having must-listen conversations on the booming, buzzy platform
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A Faction on TikTok Has Taken an Unlikely Interest in the Menendez Brothers

The latest social-media revisionist campaign casts the notorious murderers as wrongly maligned victims of extremely bad parenting
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Elon Musk Says He Still ‘Strongly Believes’ in Crypto, but Backs Away from Bitcoin

The billionaire cryptocurrency booster has suddenly realized Bitcoin transactions are bad for the environment
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Is Being a ‘Girl Boss’ a Bad Thing? It’s Complicated

On TikTok and Instagram, a term that used to embody Millennial female empowerment has become a way to mock capitalism, superficial activism, and more
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Dogecoin Investors Hope Cryptomaniac Elon Musk Will Make Them Rich on ‘SNL’

Meanwhile the Tesla billionaire is warning people to proceed with caution
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A Local Restaurant Owner Is Suing TikToker Bryce Hall, Alleging ‘Violence Motivated by Race’

Hernan Fernando has accused the app-famous Sway House star of assaulting him and uttering a racial slur during an October confrontation about vaping
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How Triller Became Ryan Kavanaugh’s Big Comeback

The businessman and movie producer rose from the ashes of Relativity Media with a video app—and some big boxing matches
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Addison Rae’s ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance Sparks a Conversation About Race, Crediting Creators, and Bias on Social Media

Black creatives react to the the TikTok sensation's lackluster—and credit-free—dance medley
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A Simpler Time: The Internet Is Nostalgic for Last March

TikTok trends that blew up during the very beginning of the pandemic have become an unlikely source of comfort