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News

Photos of retouched Influencers may soon come with a warning

MPs in the UK want to make digitally altered bodies in paid posts display a logo to combat a rise in eating disorders. But how effective will it be?
Tom George
8.3.22
Opinion

BeReal won’t save us from ourselves

The app is ushering in a new era of authenticity, but will toxic online perfectionism ever die?
Laura Pitcher
7.28.22
Opinion

Can the algorithm ever be spiritual?

From Tarot TikTok to 'If you're seeing this, it's for you' Instagram posts, we explore whether social media can be a medium for divine messaging.
Laura Pitcher
5.17.22
Opinion

The cult of the dissociative pout

Why this lobotomy-chic, dead-eyed pose is taking over your Instagram feed, and becoming the duckface of a nihilistic era.
Rayne Fisher-Quann
5.4.22
Photography

The actor exhibiting her y2k collection of celebrity photos

In a new show at Junior High Los Angeles, Sarah Ramos offers a snapshot of fandom before Instagram.
Mariella Rudi
4.20.22
Fashion

How that Miu Miu skirt became a meme

We spoke to the 17-year-old founder of the Instagram account dedicated to the omnipresent SS22 set.
Hannah Tindle
3.2.22
Culture

Casual Instagram has killed the finsta

As the app enters it's 'flop era' and users pivot to the close friends filter or TikTok, once popular finsta accounts are falling off.
Laura Pitcher
2.3.22
News

A study has found what makes an Instagram photo more likeable

Here’s how your next selfie can break the internet.
Tom George
1.25.22
Opinion

Is unfollowing someone ever really that deep?

Seeing that someone has cut you out of their social media life can hurt. But are we taking it too seriously?
Douglas Greenwood
1.11.22
News

Gal Gadot officially regrets the cursed Imagine video

It was a cultural reset (the bad kind).
Tom George
1.6.22
Opinion

The rise and rise of the meta-selfie

Just another irony-pilled Instagram trend or something more?
Amy Francombe
12.29.21
Culture

Yassification allows us to enjoy a smooth brain-existence

A new 'yass queen' reality.
Laura Pitcher
11.19.21
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