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Culture

The strange allure of the toothbrush selfie

Why are candid mid-brushing pictures such an enduring social media flex?
Anna Samson
12 hours ago
Culture

2020, as told in memes

It's been a bad year for mental health which, inevitably, means it's been a banner year for shitposting.
Eilidh Duffy
12.23.20
News

Your pointless emails are killing the planet

Hope you’re well. Just circling back on this? No worries if not!
Roisin Lanigan
11.20.20
Culture

TikTok has reinvented the teenage bedroom

Snogging your hand in secret? Worshipping the posters of pop stars on your bedroom wall? All this has changed in the age of Tiktok.
Emma Madden
5.5.20
Culture

Princess Gollum is reigning over the internet

The Korean American model on defying beauty standards, social distancing, and creating her own space online.
Elaine YJ Lee
4.15.20
News

Hallelujah! Instagram is trialling desktop DMs

Get ready to direct message on work's dime
Roisin Lanigan
1.16.20
Culture

@CHASEICON is the eternal mood of the internet

The California teen tells us how impersonating Lady Gaga and comically calling out transmisogyny on dating apps made her an internet sensation.
Douglas Greenwood
1.15.20
Culture

How autotuned confessional TikToks became therapy for Gen-Z

Oversharing isn’t new. Oversharing in a fifteen second video through the medium of a catchy autotuned ballad? Sign me up.
Roisin Lanigan
1.13.20
News

Instagram censors Grimes' naked pregnancy announcement

Her see-through stomach and visible nipples didn’t cut the platform’s strict nudity policy.
Rolien Zonneveld
1.9.20
Internet

Instagram isn't doing enough to tackle pro-eating disorder content

Despite the platform's efforts at moderation, and the rise of body positivity content, pro-ana accounts are easy to find. Here's what can be done.
Lianne Kersten
1.8.20
Culture

has the internet helped breed a new generation of queerphobia?

Study finds Gen Zers have the most negative attitudes to LGBTQ+ people
Douglas Greenwood
11.8.19
Music

yeule finds herself on her celestial debut album

Artist Nat Ćmiel has expanded her heavenly video game-influenced sound to cinematic proportions on 'Serotonin II.'
Sarah Gooding
10.25.19
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