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The Secrets Of The Internet's Most Beloved Viral Marketer

Matthew Inman's site, The Oatmeal, is one of the biggest comics on the Web. Why the "envy of nearly every cartoonist" is suddenly under siege.

Jack Stuef • 6 years ago

Inside The Major League Baseball Tech Startup That Could Change Television

Major League Baseball Advanced Media was a tiny startup inside of a huge organization. Now it's not just on the brink of changing the game, but the rest of television with it.

Jack Stuef • 6 years ago

The Man Behind @ComfortablySmug, Hurricane Sandy's Worst Twitter Villain

He's a former hedge fund analyst, Republican political consultant, and deliberate spreader of false information.

Jack Stuef • 6 years ago

Branded For Life

At least selling your soul doesn't leave a mark. Meet the human billboards that sold their skin to companies that don't exist anymore.

Jack Stuef • 6 years ago

Scenes From The Pounding Heart Of A Tech Bubble

Three days at New York's biggest startup conference.

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

Unearthing Facebook's Lost Phone Numbers

Once upon a time, if you lost your phone, you made a group and asked your friends to post their phone numbers in the open. Those numbers are still on Facebook. So I texted some of them.

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

The Secret Author Of Your Friends' Facebook Updates

How hundreds of thousands of Facebook statuses get written everyday.

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

How To Trick Delivery Sites Into Sending You Food For Fun, Profit And Misery

Here's how I got free or incredibly cheap food from online delivery services for months on end. But should I have taken advantage of them?

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

Wikipedia's Kiddie Porn Problem

Wikipedia's self-policing isn't working.

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

The Epic Battle For Wikipedia's Autofellatio Page

In the underbelly of Wikipedia is an exhibitionist subculture dedicated to one thing: Ensuring that their penis is the visual definition of penis. Meet Jiffman, one such exhibitionist. (This article is very probably NSFW.)

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago

The Dark Side Of Facebook Memes

In theory, Facebook could be the greatest tool in the history of human civilization. In practice, for now, it's great for sharing stuff from the internet. But what happens when Facebook makes its own memes?

Jack Stuef • 7 years ago