This Must Be The Place / S1 EP4
There’s a lot of room for things to get weird when a world of content lives in your phone. Join Daren as he explores a side of TikTok that will make your eyeballs sad, intrigued, or both - welcome to The Absurd.
With the growing influence of the Metaverse, the space for virtual influencers is expanding. VICE World News takes a look inside the world of virtual influencers in China.
Pakistan's Enforced Disappearances
Mahrang Baloch is an activist using social media to highlight the issue of enforced disappearances in Pakistan. Ethnic Baloch people have been disappearing for two decades, activists say this happens after calling for social justice or independence.
Politics of Sex
Sexual Abuse in Thai Schools
Former sex abuse survivor, Nalinrat, speaks to VICE World News about her own experience in Thailand’s school system.
Thai Academic Exiled for Criticising the Government | Censored
Thai academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun is a social media influencer and a fierce critic of the establishment. VICE World News speaks to him to find out why he challenges the most revered institutions in Thai society.
Zeke Spector Is Not Afraid
The Dangers of Facebook
How did Facebook go from an innocuous social networking site to tearing apart the social fabric of society? VICE producer Zeke Spector goes down the rabbit hole to ask if we should be afraid of Facebook.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
The Young and the Scammed Episode 3
What seemed like the career opportunity of a lifetime turned into a dangerous situation.
VICE News Shorts
This Exorcist Is a Social Media Star in Iraq
People who have experienced decades of trauma in Iraq are turning to exorcists to help with their mental health in a country where those issues are largely ignored.
VICE NEWS TONIGHT / Clip
A Sex Trafficking Law is Fundamentally Changing the Internet
VICE News investigates social media companies' links to sex trafficking crimes.
Quarantine & Chill
Two Strangers Go On a Date During Lockdown
A VICE show about how people are dating and falling in love in the middle of a quarantine.
I Tried Becoming an Instagram Influencer
Sally Burtnick tries to become a social media influencer.
How to Rent Friends in Japan
We hit up Family Romance, a company that specializes in “people for rent,” to help throw VICE’s Kumpei Kuwamoto a wild birthday party—or at least what looked like one online.