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How to become a meme with Naomi Elizabeth

Once a 'Tumblr pop enigma' who disappeared from the internet, Naomi discusses her new guise as an esoteric shitposter.
Hatti Rex
5.13.22
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The artist behind that Lil Icey Eyes filter on how her art broke the internet

We speak to Paige Piskin, the Spark AR legend behind the year's most popular filter, AND the Grimes and Elon Musk AI baby pic announcement
Hatti Rex
10.20.20
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How TikTok resurrected the cult of Effy Stonem

Thirteen (!!!) years after she first emerged as a enigmatic, silent teen in season one of Skins, Gen Z is bringing Effy back as an It Girl once again.
Hatti Rex
7.9.20
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Instagram's anti-plastic surgery rules are stifling young filter artists

Filter creators are speaking out after changes to the app has resulted in their work being banned and deleted.
Hatti Rex
12.4.19
Culture

introducing the witches of tiktok

Hubble, bubble, connection trouble, fire content and cauldron bubble. 🎃
Hatti Rex
10.31.19
Culture

the augmented reality artists behind your favourite instagram filters

That Snapchat fad that shows you what you look like as the opposite sex is just the tip of the AR iceberg.
Hatti Rex
5.17.19
Culture

this cult kylie minogue movie is a 'pulp fiction' for the rave generation

Revisiting the dragon tees and cargo pants of forgotten 2000 classic 'Sample People.'
Hatti Rex
9.10.18
Culture

the curious history of the y2k cyberbabes

Just two decades ago, “cyberbabes” were everywhere, from hosting MTV shows and Playstation games to hijacking the European charts.
Hatti Rex
7.20.18