Schizophrenic influencers feel abandoned by TikTok
Creators were upset by the platform’s near-ban of the #schizophrenia hashtag, which TikTok has reversed thanks to Input’s investigation.
Tickle fetishists say their kink is no laughing matter
People into tickling are sick and tired of being either ignored or mocked by more “hardcore” BDSM practitioners on TikTok.
‘I thought my life was over’: Male sextortion victims speak out
For many, the nightmare lasts for months — or even years.
YouTube coin-pusher videos are huge. But what’s real and what’s fake?
Honest creators are frustrated with scammers who solicit funds for their high-stakes “gambling.”
The guy who threw a plushy toy at Lady Gaga explains himself
Confused and/or outraged by that viral video of Gaga getting hit in the head by a doll? Turns out, it’s all a Mexican meme.
Has TikTok surpassed Instagram as fashion’s favorite social media app?
Instagram has been a leading fashion source for over a decade. But algorithm changes are pushing stylish users away.
HitPiece, a music NFT site once decried as ‘a scam,’ is relaunching
In an exclusive interview, co-founder Rory Felton tells Input what went wrong earlier this year and how HitPiece has learned from its mistakes.
The Eve 6 Guy advises a married guy obsessed with another woman
Also, ’90s rocker Max Collins weighs in on whether a writer should take a soul-sucking corporate job.
Permashifters want out of this reality for good
TikTok popularized the concept of “shifting” one’s consciousness. But some people want to take it a huge step further.
Shirts That Go Hard’s creator is now going a little less hard
Input speaks to the guy behind the infamous Twitter gimmick account.
Below deck with the cruise ship workers of TikTok
People can’t get enough of their “day in the life” at sea videos.
Heartbroken? TikTok breakup influencers are here to help.
It’s a space full of tears, sad music, and “healing journeys.”
Planet of the Bored Apes
Inside NFT world’s biggest success story, with the founders of Bored Ape Yacht Club. Photographs by Martin Schoeller
Meet the volunteers fighting the most vile misogyny on Reddit
Members of r/BanFemaleHateSubs say the platform too often fails to do anything about vulgar and unlawful communities.
Marriage advice from the Eve 6 Guy and special guest Laura Jane Grace
Max Collins enlists fellow rocker Grace to help counsel a reader with a transitioning spouse.
WTF is up with Twitter’s new refresh sound?
It’s been compared to frogs and aliens. But why the change? And what does it mean?