Internet

Culture

in defence of 'daddy'

No one is above kinky gifting in the capitalist lottery that is life right now. Find me a person who wouldn’t wear a pig tail butt plug to live rent free in London and I’ll show you an idiot.
Bertie Brandes
8.8.18
Culture

remembering the golden age of the queer internet

In the pre-social media age a whole world of sites served as an entry point into identity and sexual discovery, a gathering place for queer young people who were closeted, feeling trapped in rural areas, or just looking to chat.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.3.18
beauty

we tested the internet’s scariest beauty products

We asked a bunch of i-D friends to test out the most bizarre beauty products we were able to buy online for anything between £2 and £20.
Annie Lord
7.19.18
Culture

a guide to forgotten internet heroes

Tell me here, where are you now that I need ya?
El Hunt
6.29.18
Opinion

self harm can be digital too

The virtual world is increasingly the place self-harmers go to hurt themselves.
Annie Lord
6.27.18
News

instagram have finally revealed the algorithm that dictates what you see first

But really we just want chronological order.
Georgie Wright
6.5.18
Culture

who is lil tay and should we care about her?

Let’s take a moment to work this out.
Felix Petty
4.23.18
Internet

why are people actually smashing make-up on the internet?

Between cutting up lipsticks and melting expensive powders, the beauty industry has found a new way to interrogate itself about consumerism, waste and excess.
Wendy Syfret
5.31.17
Culture

the a-z of y2k

Switch on your lava lamp, take a seat in your inflatable chair and reminisce about a time when holograms and iridescent clothing made as much sense as us all living inside The Matrix.
i-D Team
6.6.16
Internet

harambe is just the latest attraction at the petting zoo of internet outrage

The recent Cincinnati Zoo incident involving the shooting of an endangered gorilla is merely the latest example of a world where consternation and condemnation is out of control.
Dean Kissick
6.2.16
Think Pieces

a girl’s guide to the internet

The internet suspends us in an endless landscape of self-loathing, loneliness, glee and hysteria. Here’s your guide to surviving it.
Bertie Brandes
5.12.16
Culture

meet the internet oracle behind @sosadtoday, twitter’s most darkly comic account

Melissa Broder gets real in a new book of confessional essays, on everything from anxiety to internet addiction.
i-D Staff
3.30.16