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When You Become The Person You Hate On The Internet

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The Benicia Compliments page sprang up on Instagram as a platform for girls attending Benicia High School to tag each other in positive social media posts. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

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William Jelani Cobb attends the 2015 New Yorker Festival Wrap Party in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Jelani Cobb On His Epic 'New Yorker' Piece On Black Lives Matter

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Nancy Jo Sales interviewed more than 200 teenage girls about their social media and Internet habits while researching her book American Girls. Knopf hide caption

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Teen Girls And Social Media: A Story Of 'Secret Lives' And Misogyny

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Weeks after a woman sued Twitter for giving voice to ISIS, the social media platform released a statement saying it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015. Bethany Clarke/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Star Withers says that video blogging about schizophrenia and depression has helped her manage the disorders. Courtesy of Rachel Star hide caption

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Would You Tell The World You Have Schizophrenia On YouTube?

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The Yik Yak app allows users to post anonymous messages, and to read anonymous messages posted in their current location. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Yik Yak Tests Universities' Defense Of Free Speech

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Politician Takes To Tinder To Ignite Voters' Interest

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IBM's Watson analyzes a Twitter account of an unnamed user, breaking down needs, values and five personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, neuroticism (aka emotional range). IBM hide caption

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I Asked A Computer To Be My Life Coach

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Get ready for your email inbox to be inundated this election season. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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'Bill Wants To Meet You': Why Political Fundraising Emails Work

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