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Interview

What's your favorite social network?

Currently, Snapchat. It's perfect for concise, creative storytelling through video and photos.

When you're not at a computer, where are you most likely to be?

Filling my water bottle or in the restroom (see first answer).

Aside from your own, what's your favorite publication to read?

I have several. The Guardian, The Washington Post, Vice News, Vox, Time, Salon, the list goes on.