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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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Tech Won’t Save Us in the future with Paris Marx

Paris Marx, host of the hit podcast Tech Won’t Save Us says criticism about technology and the people and culture... more

31 May 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Police conspire with insurrectionists; Google breaks its promise; DeSantis goes on Twitter; Target pulls Pride merch — NEWS ROUNDUP

This week we learned that police officers helped the insurrectionists, and that Google never stopped collecting data on visits to... more

27 May 2023 · 53 minutes
Mikki Kendall built her career on Twitter. Here’s where she’s going next.

When writer, cultural critic and OG Twitter icon Mikki Kendall created the viral hashtag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, she changed the face of... more

24 May 2023 · 53 minutes
Elizabeth Holmes is going to prison, Elon Musk’s racist tweets, AI senate hearings, and Montana bans Tik Tok — NEWS ROUNDUP

We’re doing a new thing where we summarize tech, media, and internet news you may have missed this week. For more... more

20 May 2023 · 26 minutes
Nina Jankowicz was a right-wing target. Now she’s suing Fox News for defamation.

In the first episode of our miniseries Present Future, Bridget talks with disinformation expert Nina Jankowicz. After being appointed to... more

17 May 2023 · 50 minutes

There Are No Girls on the Internet is back! And this season we’re diving into the future and making sure... more

10 May 2023 · 1 minute
A trip down Myspace memory lane

VOTE FOR US TO WIN A SHORTY AWARD: TANGOTI.COM/VOTE You can vote every day until 4/26 and it only takes a... more

18 Apr 2023 · 32 minutes
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
Are the Kardashians right about Instagram?

After Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner called out Instagram for prioritizing the video content over pictures, head of Instagram Adam... more

29 Jul 2022 · 14 minutes
Moral panics around "cancel culture" are failing us all, especially when it comes to talking about sexual violence

Last month the Cut published a piece called Canceled at 17, about a teenager who was ostracized after sharing a... more

27 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Mozilla's IRL podcast- new season hosted by Bridget from There Are No Girls on the Internet

Did you hear the big news? Bridget from There Are No Girls on the Internet is hosting the new season... more

22 Jul 2022 · 2 minutes
What the wheelie suitcase tells us about misogyny and innovation

We have had the wheel for some 5,000 years. And we’ve had suitcases since the 19th century. But we didnt... more

19 Jul 2022 · 32 minutes
Kehlani shuts down right wing internet grifter Christian Walker and we’re here for it. Internet joy!

Everything is awful, so we’re starting a new thing: Something on the Internet that Doesn’t Suck, where we’re breaking down... more

15 Jul 2022 · 11 minutes
CONCLUSION: The Internet thinks Lena Dunham did something awful to her sibling. Why?

We’re finishing our two part series looking into the allegations that Lena Dunham abused her sibling.   START WITH LISTENING TO PART... more

12 Jul 2022 · 44 minutes
We’re wrong about trafficking, with Michael Hobbes - BEST OF TANGOTI

Odds are, you’re probably not going to be kidnapped and sold into sex trafficking in a Target parking lot in... more

08 Jul 2022 · 30 minutes
The internet thinks Lena Dunham did something awful to her sibling. Why? Part 1

In Part 1 of this 2 part episode, Bridget sits down with producer Mike to explain the origins of a... more

05 Jul 2022 · 41 minutes
The Jane Collective: How college students started an underground abortion network

In the wake of the devastating SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v Wade, I wanted to revisit my 2018 conversation with... more

01 Jul 2022 · 28 minutes
Looking for an abortion online? Listen to this first.

In the wake of the devastating Supreme Court ruling on abortion, questions are swirling about how to stay secure online.... more

28 Jun 2022 · 47 minutes
Kanye West “associate” and other Trump cronies threatened 2020 Georgia election workers

In the 4th installment of the January 6 hearings, we heard from Ruby and Shay Freemen, election workers in Georgia.... more

24 Jun 2022 · 16 minutes
Danielle Moodie is Woke AF and creating a better media ecosystem through podcasting

We already know our media can be terrible, especially for people who are already marginalized.  Danielle Moodie is using technology to... more

21 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
Talia Jane Versus Yelp: BEST OF TANGOTI

This week, we spoke to labor reporter Kim Kelly about the wave of union organizing at places like Amazon and... more

17 Jun 2022 · 40 minutes
From tech workers to Starbucks baristas, workers of the world are uniting

More and more workers are unionizing across the country.  Metalhead and labor journalist Kim Kelly on the exciting new wave of... more

14 Jun 2022 · 56 minutes
Evan Rachel Wood’s abuse by Marylin Manson is a tech issue - STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

Evan Rachel Wood’s new documentary Phoenix Rising paints a horrifying picture of abuse she experienced by Brian Warner, also known... more

10 Jun 2022 · 52 minutes
Why did right wing media spend money spreading anti-Amber Heard content?

We need to talk about the Amber Heard Johnny Depp defamation trial    Toxic fans have made Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s... more

07 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
Ashley Reese on Tumblr, fandom, and building communities online- LIVE FROM BROOKLYN

Ashley Reese is a writer and cultural critic who is a prolific user of social media. We talk about the... more

03 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Uvalde school shooter had a history of threatening girls online

We don’t take online threats against women and girls seriously and it has big consequences  https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/05/28/uvalde-texas-gunman-online-threats/   Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support... more

31 May 2022 · 14 minutes
Missy Elliott: Digital Innovator - Best of TANGOTI

Woof, it’s been a rough few weeks.  Let's take a little break from the depressing newscycle and talk about the iconic... more

27 May 2022 · 26 minutes
What’s fueling the moral panic around TikTok challenges? In part, Facebook.

From National Rape Day to the Slap A Teacher Challenge, we’re hearing a ton about dangerous “challenges” and “trends” that... more

24 May 2022 · 48 minutes
WTF is going on at Netflix? BEST OF TANGOTI

WE’RE DOING A LIVE SHOW in NYC and VIRTUALLY on 5/28! Get tickets: Tangoti.com/live 150 staffers, many of them from... more

20 May 2022 · 43 minutes
Janet Jackson’s trauma led to the creation of YouTube. And it says a lot about the internet

WE’RE DOING A LIVE  SHOW in NYC and VIRTUALLY on 5/28! Get tickets: Tangoti.com/live    You probably know about Janet Jackson’s infamous... more

18 May 2022 · 33 minutes
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

13 May 2022 · 51 minutes
The X Files’ Dana Scully inspired a generation of women in STEM

WE’RE DOING A LIVE SHOW IN NYC AND ONLINE ON 5/28. GET TICKETS: Tangoti.com/live    Trust no one...except for TANGOTI host Bridget... more

11 May 2022 · 35 minutes
When will Twitter listen to Black women? BEST OF TANGOTI

The news of Elon Musk potentially buying Twitter shows nobody is listening to Black women when we speak up about our... more

06 May 2022 · 38 minutes
Self managed abortion is a tech issue - Stuff Mom Never Told You

Late last night, Politico published a leaked draft opinion of a Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v Wade, the ruling legalizing... more

03 May 2022 · 31 minutes
Elon Musk is buying Twitter. Here’s what it means for marginalized folks on

In this EMERGENCY EPISODE, Bridget sits down with producer Michael to discuss the news that Twitter’s board accepted billionaire Elon... more

27 Apr 2022 · 31 minutes
Anna Delvey scammed her out of thousands of dollars; are scammers like Anna being rewarded for their cons?

Netflix’s Inventing Anna presents a flashy version of fake German heiress Anna Delvey’s scams. Rachel Deloache Williams was scammed out of... more

20 Apr 2022 · 51 minutes
Arrested for making TikToks? Yup. It happened to Coco Briscoe

Former comedian Coco Briscoe started chronicling her search for love on TikTok with her popular series Dating DC. It led... more

12 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
Meet the woman who went undercover to infiltrate white supremacists (Live from Union Stage!)

After losing her job, Amanda Moore went undercover to investigate the white supremacists Making America "Great" Again.This episode was taped LIVE at... more

05 Apr 2022 · 36 minutes
She was sexually assaulted during a Lyft ride. Now she’s fighting to make rideshares safer for everyone.

Alison Turkos was gang raped at gunpoint during a Lyft ride. She is suing Lyft, the New York Police Department... more

30 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Gender Pay Gap Bot calls out performative tweets on International Women's Day (and spreads a little social media chaos along the way)

On International Women's Day, brands unleashed their tweets "celebrating women." But the Gender Pay Gap Bot was here to call out the hypocrisy of... more

22 Mar 2022 · 39 minutes
Stuff Mom Never Told You: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black female SCOTUS nominee

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman to be nominated to the Supreme Court of the United States.... more

22 Mar 2022 · 50 minutes
There Are No Girls on the Internet
Arrested for making TikToks? Yup. It happened to Coco Briscoe
There Are No Girls on the Internet

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Former comedian Coco Briscoe started chronicling her search for love on TikTok with her popular series Dating DC. It led to her... more