eating disorder

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
News

TikTok is cracking down on pro-anorexia content, at last

The app announced today that it will launch an investigation into videos that promote starvation and encourage eating disorders.
Roisin Lanigan
12.8.20
Fashion

How the cult of Brandy Melville took over the internet

Teenagers are shelling out thousands of pounds for wardrobes full of Brandy Melville clothes. But for what reason? And is there a darker side to the obsession surrounding it?
Sophie Coldicott
8.3.20
Culture

How triggering pro-anorexia content found a new home on TikTok

As the platform has grown in popularity, particularly during lockdown, a worrying amount of unhealthy eating disorder content has begun to flourish on TikTok's FYP.
Alice Crossley
5.20.20
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

Why the holidays can affect our relationship with food – and how to handle that

For many of us, the Christmas period can be a deeply triggering time. Here's how to practice some self-care.
James Greig
12.20.19
News

demi lovato will discuss eating disorders and sobriety in new documentary

"Simply Complicated" hits YouTube next month.
Hannah Ongley
9.27.17
Music

kesha opens up about her eating disorder in new psa

"I got sicker, and the whole world kept telling me how much better I looked. That’s why I realized I wanted to be part of the solution."
Jo Rosenthal
3.3.17