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When a Chatbot Becomes Your Best Friend

After one young entrepreneur lost a loved one, she created an avatar to help her grieve. Now her AI platform helps millions of users find their own digital besties.

I Wrote Erotica Before I Ever Had Sex

My detailed fantasy life began with explicit X-Files fan fiction in junior high. It took a long time for real-life sex to catch up.

Meet the King of YouTube’s Battle-Rap Videos

Drone footage, outraged neighbors, and gunshots on set – it’s all another day at work for this self-taught 28-year-old filmmaker.

Twitter Trolls Outed My Porn Star Past. So I Embraced It.

I'd spent years running from my time as “Wendy James” and building a new life as a lawyer. But the truth is she'd been with me all along.

Someone Posted My Phone Number On Craigslist and Said I Wanted Strange Men to Rape Me

The epidemic of online harassment is out of control. I have no idea who dragged me into this, but as a survivor of sexual assault, the unstoppable barrage of lewd messages has...

When Young Muslims Want to Stop Masturbating, They Turn to Reddit

Inside the makeshift online support groups where devout men go to break their taboo sex habits.

My Dad Died Decades Ago. An Online Stranger Taught Me About the Man He Was.

I was just ten when my father passed, long before the Internet. But giving him a digital footprint paid off more than I could have ever anticipated.

My Mother Was Murdered When I Was a Baby. I Just Found a Photo of Her Funeral for Sale Online.

This Millennial Makes More Money Posting Selfies From Bed Than You Do at Your 9-to-5

Claudia Oshry was stuck in a soul-crushing internship. Then she got fired and “The Girl With No Job” became a 2.4-million follower hit.