Social Media

Culture

your selfies actually make you (post)human

In 'Faceworld,' theoretician Marion Zilio shows how selfies allow us access to previously hidden parts of ourselves
Micha Barban Dangerfield
10.30.18
Think Pieces

we're addicted to notifications, likes and follower counts. so what now?

Withholding notifications and then releasing them en masse is just one sinister tactic employed by social media platforms to increase our addiction. Do we need to take heed of Kanye's advice and eradicate follower numbers and likes altogether?
Claudia Paterson
9.25.18
Culture

'assassination nation' is the first true horror film of the twitter age

The internet has not only emboldened the voiceless — women, queer youth, and people of color — but also the vitriolic conservatives reflecting the very worst elements of the patriarchy.
Adam White
9.24.18
News

the first piece of riccardo tisci-designed burberry is here

Don’t sleep, the Burberry monogram logo Tisc-shirt is on-sale for 24 hours only.
Steve Salter
9.13.18
News

selena gomez doesn’t like instagram either

The artist discusses wine, but omits Woody Allen.
i-D Staff
9.4.18
News

hello kitty is a youtube vlogger now

The world’s next cgi influencer?
Gemma Jordine
9.4.18
News

the australian government has banned influencers from its campaigns

Following criticism of $600,000 spent on the #GirlsMakeYourMove campaign, action has been taken.
Briony Wright
8.27.18
Think Pieces

what does changing social media use reveal about the shifting anxieties of gen z?

Does migration to self-deleting media and trigger-happy liking mean that Gen Z are less anxious than millennials?
Brian O'Flynn
8.22.18
News

more people than ever are ditching their iphones for burners

R.I.P. the smartphone?
Roisin Lanigan
8.20.18
Fashion

missguided was made for instagram

The aggressive fast-fashion brand might make you look like a celebrity in the virtual world, but it doesn't make you feel like one in reality.
Annie Lord
8.14.18
Beauty

are people getting plastic surgery to look like instagram filters?

Doctors say maybe, minus the puppy ears.
Hannah Ongley
8.12.18
Culture

even instagram knows it's bad for your mental health

Instagram and Facebook are rolling out tracking tools to tell you how much time you've wasted online.
Hannah Ongley
8.1.18