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There Are No Girls on the Internet
There Are No Girls on the Internet

Marginalized voices have always been at the forefront of the internet, yet our stories often go overlooked. Bridget Todd chronicles our experiences... more

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Banning TikTok would hurt marginalized communities

TikTok disinformation researcher Abbie Richards breaks down the recent TikTok Congressional hearings and why she says a ban on TikTok... more

28 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
The children of “mommy bloggers” are speaking up - Stuff Mom Never Told You

There's a difference between posting a picture of your child on social media and making a business out of posting... more

21 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
#OscarsSoWhite with April Reign and Dr. Jon Paul

In this bonus Twitter Spaces conversation, Bridget is joined by #OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign and Dr. Jon Paul, screenwriter and... more

17 Mar 2023 · 37 minutes
De-influencing 101: Stuff Mom Never Told You

Do you need another water bottle? How about another pair of leggings? If you’ve been seeing de-influencing videos on your social... more

10 Feb 2023 · 47 minutes
Celebrating Black history by preserving our voices - BEST OF TANGOTI

We're popping in from our hiatus to celebrate Black history, Black presence, and Black futures by revisiting our conversation with... more

08 Feb 2023 · 38 minutes
BONUS: The Meghan Markle information war

Meghan and Harry are being targeted by a media manipulation campaign.Former counterintelligence agent Asha Rangappa breaks down how they’re fighting... more

12 Jan 2023 · 34 minutes
UPDATE: Andrew Tate detained in Romania - Tain’t comin’ home soon

Misogynistic, violent scam influencer Andrew Tate was detained in Romania in connection with a human trafficking ring.  Let’s revisit our episode... more

30 Dec 2022 · 21 minutes
Part One: Why Trump Targeted Two Black Election Workers

Ruby Freeman & Shaye Moss are heroes for their testimony before the Jan 6th commission, but they shouldn’t have to... more

21 Dec 2022 · 36 minutes
Elon Musk’s very weird night on Twitter- STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

Last night Elon Musk banned a bunch of journalists, stormed out of a Twitter Spaces when questioned about it, then... more

17 Dec 2022 · 58 minutes
Cuties Movie QAnon Controversy Explains Our Current Moment

The moral panic around the film Cuties explains why so many right wing extremists are using the “groomer” “child predator”... more

14 Dec 2022 · 49 minutes
Is social media ruining the holidays for women?

From pressure to create the perfect holiday scene for family, or the most over-the-top instagram post for “the internet,” the... more

13 Dec 2022 · 25 minutes
What is with those AI images all over Facebook right now?

Electrical engineer and AI ethicist Azariah Cole-Shephard breaks down what we need to know about AI art generation apps like... more

10 Dec 2022 · 31 minutes
Elon Musk’s “Twitter Files” is a whole lot of nothing.

Elon Musk is trying to make fetch happen with the “Twitter Files.”  He’s releasing internal Twitter emails about content moderation decisions... more

07 Dec 2022 · 49 minutes
Are genetic testing services protecting our data?

Genetic testing services like 23&Me can tell us a lot about our health and our ancestry. But whenever you’re giving your... more

02 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
Part Two: The Online & Real Life Harassment of Marginalized Elected Officials

In the conclusion of this two part episode, Bridget continues her conversation with journalist and comedian Francesca Fiorentini to talk... more

30 Nov 2022 · 59 minutes
How extremists are taking over small town governments: Bedrock USA

In the fantastic new podcast BEDROCK: USA, reporter Laura Bliss uncovers how  extremists have been quietly building power at the local... more

29 Nov 2022 · 36 minutes
Part One: The Online & Real Life Harassment of Marginalized Elected Officials

In the first installment of this two part episode, we’re joined by journalist and comedian Francesca Fiorentini to talk through... more

23 Nov 2022 · 43 minutes
Rerun: The moral panic behind “groomers” is an attack on marginalized people

LGBTQ youth and the people who affirm and support them are being attacked online. Alejandra Caraballo, Clinical Instructor at the... more

23 Nov 2022 · 50 minutes
Leslie Jones: How Milo Yiannopoulos Weaponized A Ghostbusters Remake

We're joined by Prop, host of Hood Politics, to discuss the targeted Twitter hate campaign led by Milo Yiannopoulos against... more

16 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Book bans are on the rise in the US, just ask GirlsWhoCode.

Girls Who Code exists to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer... more

15 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
What Elon Musk Could Learn from the #EndFathersDay Hoax

We’re joined by Joelle Monique to revisit the 4chan hoax #EndFathersDay and what it says about impersonation as a destabilization... more

09 Nov 2022 · 59 minutes
On election day and after, disinformation is on the ballot

It’s election day in the United States. Bridget is sick with COVID and anxious about what is to come. We’re... more

09 Nov 2022 · 55 minutes
What the upcoming midterm election means for women online - STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

VOTE FOR MOZILLA’S IRL PODCAST TO WIN A SHORTY AWARD: TANGOTI.COM/IRL  A historic number of women of color are running for... more

04 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
DongleGate: The Online Harassment Campaign Against Adria Richards

Most people recall GamerGate, but fewer are familiar with DongleGate, the coordinated online harassment campaign against a Black woman tech... more

02 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
What is the ‘Internet Hate Machine?’

Black women are sometimes called “canaries in the coal mine” for online harms. On this preview of Internet Hate Machine,... more

26 Oct 2022 · 20 minutes
A woman tweeted about enjoying coffee in her garden and Twitter hated it. Is everyone miserable right now or what?

Here in the United States, we’ve got a lot to be anxious and overwhelmed about. Are these feelings coloring how... more

25 Oct 2022 · 50 minutes

Our social media platforms are being used to silence marginalized people, disrupt our democracy, and keep all of us more... more

21 Oct 2022 · 11 minutes
Should EVERYTHING be “content?” What happens when parents overshare their kids online? (with Mom Uncharted)

Everyone deserves privacy online, even kids. So what happens when parents make entire social media presences built around sharing their... more

18 Oct 2022 · 39 minutes
Jeffrey Dahmer to Gabby Petito: Is it possible to make ethical true cr ime? BEST OF TANGOTI

What is going on with our obsession with true crime? From social media sleuths to conspiracy theorists, Jessica Dean—aka Bloodbathandbeyond—joins us... more

14 Oct 2022 · 48 minutes
Kanye West’s antisemitic, anti-Black antics are another battle in “The Meme Wars”

Kanye West is trafficking in antisemitism and white supremacy, and he’s using memes to do it. In this longer episode,... more

12 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The art of “Anti-influencing” - City CastDC

As Mr. Peanut Butter might say: “What is this, a crossover episode?”  When she isn’t hosting There Are No Girls on... more

07 Oct 2022 · 19 minutes
Nicki Minaj stans doxxed a cultural critic online. Now, she’s fighting back against doxxing and online abuse!

Kimberly Foster is taking legal action after obsessive fans of rapper Nicki Minaj attacked her online.  Charismatic leaders, from musicians... more

05 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
Women are fighting for change in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini

22 year old Mahsa Amini died in custody after being stopped by the morality police in Iran. And now, women... more

30 Sep 2022 · 30 minutes
Who is driving Meghan Markle hate online? STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

After the death of the Queen, conspiracy theories and sexist, racist attacks on Meghan Markle flooded the internet. But according to... more

27 Sep 2022 · 52 minutes
Serial’s Rabia Chaudry made it her mission to free Adnan Syed, despite harassment - Best of TANGOTI

You might know attorney and justice advocate Rabia Chaudry from the podcast Serial. Or her hit podcast Undisclosed, a true... more

23 Sep 2022 · 37 minutes
Our democracy is at risk. She’s registering half a million voters to help save it.

Today is National Voter Registration Day in the United States.     And founder and CEO of the Voter Formation Project (and Real... more

20 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
How do we stay optimistic about technology?

People are using AI to reshape the way we live. It’s terrifying and exciting.  Solana Larsen, editor of Mozilla’s Internet Health... more

16 Sep 2022 · 34 minutes
Kiwi Farms: The rise and fall of a hateful corner of the internet.

Known for almost a decade of harassment, violence, and transphobia, the message board Kiwi Farms has effectively been shuttered.    INPUT-Tracking Chris... more

14 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
Why trad wife content is taking over social media right now (with Under the Influence's Jo Piazza)

Have you been seeing a lot of content on social media romanticizing women not working outside of the home?  Jo Piazza,... more

09 Sep 2022 · 28 minutes
LIVE FROM NYC: Sydette Harry on why tech keeps failing Black women at UNFINISHED LIVE

GET TICKETS FOR UNFINISHED LIVE 2022, SEPT 21-24: https://live.unfinished.com/   Sydette Harry gets really real on who has the power in technology... more

06 Sep 2022 · 50 minutes
Britney Spears speaks out about #FreeBritney movement and conservatorship - BEST OF TANGOTI

This week, pop star Britney Spears published, then deleted, a 22 minute video in which she speaks out about her... more

02 Sep 2022 · 19 minutes
Digital rapper FN Meka and the new era of digital Blackface

"AI rapper" FN Meka isn't human - he's a digital creation of a company. But that didn't stop him from... more

31 Aug 2022 · 18 minutes
Andrew Tate is a scammer

Social media platforms like Tik Tok and Facebook have finally banned misogynistic, violent scam influencer Andrew Tate. And honestly, it... more

27 Aug 2022 · 15 minutes
DOXXING 101: Our personal information is available online and it’s putting women at risk. Meet the woman who is fighting back.

There is so much personal information about us available online and from election workers, to people running for local office,... more

24 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
Yoga is for everybody and every body with Jessamyn Stanley!

Author, yoga teacher, advocate Jessamyn Stanley is using the internet to open up spaces for every body to see themselves... more

19 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
The Amber Heard v Johnny Depp trial may be over, but the online harassment continues

In this update to our original episode about the Heard v Depp trial, we're exploring the shifting public sentiment to... more

16 Aug 2022 · 13 minutes
A 19 year old activist just embarrassed Matt Gaetz while raising millions for abortion rights!

Looking for a little good news? After GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz body shamed 19 year old Olivia Julianna, she took... more

12 Aug 2022 · 8 minutes
Is the #Girlboss era over? (with Jamie Loftus!)

Earlier this summer Sheryl Sandberg left Facebook and the tech and business world hardly noticed. This comes after Sandberg was branded... more

09 Aug 2022 · 48 minutes
Alex Jones did a lot of lying in his trial about lying

On Thursday, a jury determined that conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones will have to pay $4.1 in damages... more

05 Aug 2022 · 13 minutes
The legacy of Nichelle Nichols and Star Trek - Best of TANGOTI

To honor the incredible legacy of Nichelle Nichols, we are revisiting our conversation with historian and Star Trek superfan Blair... more

03 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
There Are No Girls on the Internet
Is the #Girlboss era over? (with Jamie Loftus!)
There Are No Girls on the Internet

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Earlier this summer Sheryl Sandberg left Facebook and the tech and business world hardly noticed. This comes after Sandberg was branded the face of... more