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Instagram is adding a bunch of new features to protect young people

Teens will no longer receive DMs from over 18s they don’t follow, and will receive an alert when an account they do follow is acting suspiciously.
Tom George
3.17.21
Culture

How Instagram is changing the grieving process

In the time of Zoom funerals and limited social contact, grieving young people are turning to dedicated communities online to process loss.
Clea Skopeliti
3.17.21
Culture

This Instagram account dug up the weirdest things on Wikipedia

Karaoke rage deaths, sweater curses and the small penis rule: the strangest stuff on the internet courtesy of Instagram fave @depthsofwikipedia
Frankie Dunn
3.16.21
Culture

Meet the creators making money from modified Furbies

The stuff of nightmares or your new creative outlet? We explore the nostalgic appeal of creepy-cute Frankenstein Furbies.
Tim Forster
3.1.21
Culture

This Instagram account documents Britain’s Black queer history

The brainchild of two of Britain’s most vital Black queer cultural figures, ‘Black & Gay, Back in the Day’ is an archive of unsung queer stories.
Otamere Guobadia
2.25.21
News

TikTok is now offering support for users struggling with eating disorders

Partnering with experts, TikTok has put in new measures to give its users support and advice on dealing with misinformation and negative body image.
Tom George
2.24.21
Culture

Miss Jason spotlights the Black creators that brought light to lockdown

From comedians to beauty influencers and podcasters, meet the Black internet talents that have kept London’s queen of queer nightlife going.
Mahoro Seward
2.17.21
News

Beauty influencers could be banned from using ‘misleading’ filters

#filterdrop is a new campaign is calling for transparency on Instagram.
Roisin Lanigan
2.4.21
News

Looks like Instagram is getting rid of feed posts in Stories

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.
Jenna Mahale
2.2.21
Fashion

Does an influential brand need an Instagram account?

Bottega Veneta’s social media exodus suggests a new beginning for the brand -- will it reverberate across the industry?
Douglas Greenwood
1.6.21
Culture

Basenote Bitch is an online love letter to 90s and 00s perfumes

Fantasy? Love Spell? Vera Wang's Princess? This nostalgic Instagram account wants to know what scent you wore to the Homecoming dance.
Sara Radin
12.23.20
Culture

How Salem Mitchell became the model and mouthpiece Gen Z deserves

“I don’t know about race relations from an academic perspective. I’m just me: a 20-something navigating the world.”
Beatrice Hazlehurst
12.14.20
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