remembering the golden age of the queer internet
In the pre-social media age a whole world of sites served as an entry point into identity and sexual discovery, a gathering place for queer young people who were closeted, feeling trapped in rural areas, or just looking to chat.
we tested the internet’s scariest beauty products
We asked a bunch of i-D friends to test out the most bizarre beauty products we were able to buy online for anything between £2 and £20.
a guide to forgotten internet heroes
Tell me here, where are you now that I need ya?
self harm can be digital too
The virtual world is increasingly the place self-harmers go to hurt themselves.
instagram have finally revealed the algorithm that dictates what you see first
But really we just want chronological order.
@shesvague captures the dgaf authenticity of early 2000s fashion
Instagram's mysterious pop culture queen wants celebrities to be celebrated for living their best lives.
so you wanna be a stylist? @stressedstylist proves it’s not as easy as it seems
With the help of some beautiful memes.
social media is helping us talk about mental health, says study
77% said of young people say it's easier to find personal stories and advice online than in-person.
this new zealand digital art collective wants you to accept there is no utopia in cyberspace
Lokal Stories are trying to make sense of mythical “safe spaces” online, and asking how can we really make the internet better.
@virtualbabyangel on finding yourself as an internet celebrity
As a 20-year-old with a massive online following, Jane Stanely — aka @virtualbabyangel — is familiar with growing up and self discovery in the internet age.
welcome to the ‘self love club’, instagram’s self care tattoo movement
What started as a personal tattoo, and reminder to appreciate and look after yourself, has inspired an international community founded on self care, appreciation and helping out your sisters — even if you’ve never met them.
the a-z of y2k
Switch on your lava lamp, take a seat in your inflatable chair and reminisce about a time when holograms and iridescent clothing made as much sense as us all living inside The Matrix.
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