Alyssa Bereznak writes about media, celebrity, and how the internet is changing our lives. She’s covered everything from TikTok’s effect on the music industry to the rise of celebrity avatars. Her narrative podcast, ‘Boom/Bust: HQ Trivia,’ follows the rise and fall of a viral trivia app, and was named one of the best podcasts of 2020 by The Atlantic. She’s based in Los Angeles. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @alyssabereznak.
Alongside a historic number of public demonstrations came a powerful wave of online fundraising. And, with the direction of longtime organizers, social media has zeroed in on one legal tool in particular: local bail funds.
Episode 3 of our documentary podcast series ‘Boom/Bust: The Rise and Fall of HQ Trivia’ examines the Silicon Valley founders myth and the lessons of Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll’s first company, Vine