Margarita Noriega

Executive Editor, Digital
Margarita Noriega

Margarita Noriega understands how the internet works for news — and doesn't. Prior to joining Newsweek, Margarita wrote and edited breaking news, video, and Internet culture stories for in Washington, D.C., oversaw social media strategy for Fusion, including launching the network's international Snapchat Discover channel, and oversaw both breaking news and social media for Reuters News Agency. Margarita studied international affairs at George Washington University. She is based in New York and Twitter (@Margarita).

How Are Federal Holidays Determined?

It's not unusual for a president to proclaim a national holiday, like President Trump recently did, but they rarely overlap on the same day as federal holidays.

Vine Dies on the Twitter

Vine gave us a way to block the haters with spoons and Peaches Monroee's "on fleek" eyebrows. And it was shut down without notice.

Man Autocompletes Success in Nuclear Physics

"Since I have practically no knowledge of Nuclear Physics I resorted to iOS auto-complete function to help me writing the paper," says Christoph Bartneck, who used autocomplete to write a scientific abstract.

The Presidential Hug That Broke Instagram

Instagram told Newsweek that the image of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton embracing after the president's speech on Wednesday was the most-liked photo of the 2016 campaign.