How To Combat Harassment Online

Online harassment is an increasingly contentious issue, with social media sites like Twitter and Reddit pressured to crack down on users’ abusive behavior. Here are The Onion’s tips for combating harassment online:

Dad Shares Photo Album Through Never-Before-Seen Website

SECAUCUS, NJ—Wondering aloud how the father of three even managed to find the online image-hosting service, family members of local dad Phil Yates told reporters Monday the 57-year-old had shared a photo album with them through a never-before-seen website.

World Begins Another Day At Mercy Of 19-Year-Old Estonian Hacker

TALLINN, ESTONIA—With the private data of national governments and entire global industries at his fingertips, sources confirmed this morning that yet another day had begun with the whole world helplessly at the mercy of 19-year-old Estonian computer hacker Jüri Pevkur.

How To Protect Your Personal Information Online

Following the recent data breach at retail giant Target, which exposed credit card numbers and personal information of as many as 110 million people, many Americans have grown concerned about their safety and privacy online.

Internet Rocked By Blogger With Sarcastic Sensibility

NEW YORK—Hailed by members of the online community as “a groundbreaking and radical new voice,” blogger Charles Edo has taken the internet by storm in recent weeks with a series of posts in which he conveys his opinions using the rhetori...

Internet Users Demand Less Interactivity

'We Just Want To Visit Websites And Look At Them,' Users Say

SAN FRANCISCO—Tired of being bombarded with constant requests to share content on social media, bestow ratings, leave comments, and generally “join in on the discussion,” the nation’s Internet users demanded substantially less inte...
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Everyday Internet Safety Tips

  • Set up two-step verification on all your devices in order to enmesh yourself in an interconnected web of technological dependency from which you cannot escape.

  • Avoid downloading free screensavers from the internet, unless of course they feature puppies in some way. You’re only human.

  • Prevent hackers from breaking into your computer by locking your bedroom window before bed.

  • Choose passwords that are both easy to remember and hard to crack by naming your firstborn child NETGEAR-5G and naming your cat wKn84J9.

  • If you’re afraid of someone gaining remote access to your webcam, place tape all over your face as a safeguard.

  • Too bad Jack from Jack in the Box didn’t follow these tips. See what the hackers found at


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