Instagram

News

Instagram knows just how bad it is for your mental health

New leaked documents reveal the extent to which the app is causing increased levels of anxiety and depression.
Douglas Greenwood
9.15.21
News

Instagram’s next update could help undo shadow banning

The Favourites list propels your besties onto your timeline.
Douglas Greenwood
9.13.21
News

Angelina Jolie joined Instagram and broke the internet

She joined the platform to highlight her work as a special envoy to the UN.
George Griffiths
8.21.21
Opinion

Are astrology memes key to a postcolonial future?

In a world dominated by white heteropatriarchal thought, the zodiac and its many memes could provide us with a liberating, alternative language.
Isabel Ling
8.17.21
Beauty

Inside the accounts debunking celebrity plastic surgery and filter mishaps

“We’ve always been fascinated with how celebrities look so incredible, and there’s a part of all of us who wants to find out why and how they do it.”
Beatrice Hazlehurst
8.16.21
News

You can now softblock your Instagram stalkers

Limits allows you to curb online trolls before they’ve even made themselves known.
Douglas Greenwood
8.13.21
Opinion

The rise of the normcore boyfriend

How did having zero internet presence become the most attractive trait in a partner?
Laura Pitcher
8.12.21
Culture

The internet says subliminal messaging will make you hot

A new wave of surreal YouTube videos say that 'subliminals' are the secret to reaching your aesthetic goals. Here's why you should be skeptical.
Eve Upton-Clark
7.28.21
Culture

The meme account is dead. Shitposting killed it

In the hit-or-miss world of internet humour, accounts that offer up internal dread and idiocy like @on_a_downward_spiral are the only way forward.
Douglas Greenwood
7.27.21
Photography

These photos capture the joy of immigrant communities across the US

From Chinatown to Little Nigeria, Alexander-Julian Gibbson's new series ‘The Land of Milk and Honey' highlights the rich diversity of America.
E.R. Pulgar
7.5.21
Film

The 7 best Extremely Online movies

The very modern nuances of influencer culture, social media and revenge porn are unpacked here.
Jack King
6.15.21
Culture

Meet the pets with more followers than you on Instagram

They're better than you.
Lucas Mascatello
5.13.21
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