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Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Eavesdropping is an art form. But that doesn’t mean what you hear is always going to be pretty.
What Are The Most-Used Languages On The Internet?

What Are The Most-Used Languages On The Internet?

The internet is not a physical place, but its population can tell us about the real world. Looking at languages on the internet reveals an odd inequality.
How A Tweet Becomes A Word

How A Tweet Becomes A Word

How do made-up words become official words that are recognized in the dictionary? Perhaps ‘covfefe’ won’t ever make the cut, but ‘doggo’ may be well on its way.
6 Questions With Former BuzzFeed Copy Chief Emmy Favilla

6 Questions With Former BuzzFeed Copy Chief Emmy Favilla

We spoke with Emmy Favilla about language on the internet, why people like grammar rules and the importance of a style guide with words like ‘manspreading’ in it.
What Do You Meme By That?

What Do You Meme By That?

What is a meme, exactly? And what do memes tell us about the evolution of human communication?