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Opinion

It's time to admit that ‘boyfriend phone hacks’ are cyber abuse

Checking your partner’s messages or tracking their calls are emotionally harmful behaviours, though TikTok might have you believe otherwise.
Beth Ashley
10.19.21
News

Jonah Hill’s body is none of our business

As Jonah asks fans to not comment on his looks, it’s worth remembering that someone’s size, regardless of gender, is not ours to care about.
Douglas Greenwood
10.15.21
Culture

Thigh gap discourse is back, thanks to TikTok

A number of creators are trying to cancel the problematic Tumblr-era beauty standard, but it's more complicated than that.
Laura Pitcher
9.30.21
Photography

5 Black photographers proving iPhone-shot images can be art

ICP's new exhibit 'INWARD: Reflections on Interiority' brings together Quil Lemons, Djeneba Aduayom, Arielle Bobb-Willis, Brad Ogbonna and Isaac West.
Abigail Glasgow
9.29.21
News

How one teen’s TikTok created a crisis for the paid survey industry

She fears she may have girlbossed a little too close to the sun.
Douglas Greenwood
9.27.21
Opinion

The reign of the CupcakKe remix is here, may it never end

Move over Ryan Murphy, CupcakKe owns the musical mashup now.
Ludwig Hurtado
9.24.21
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

Ray-Ban’s new sunglasses let you take and share photos

Available in their most iconic styles, the brand partnered with Facebook on their new smart glasses.
Tom George
9.9.21
News

TikTok may be spreading Tourettes-like tics among Gen Z, says new report

Recent research has revealed a ‘parallel pandemic' of unexplained tics in young people.
Jenna Mahale
9.7.21
Opinion

How to help when someone you know is spiralling online

It’s easy to turn a blind eye, but here’s what you can do when you see someone spinning out via successive Instagram stories or tweets.
Rachel Connolly
9.6.21
Culture

Everyone wins when men get platonically horny for each other

As the ‘submissive and breedable’ meme has its moment, we explore why male-on-male playful objectification is a great thing, actually.
Patrick Sproull
8.30.21
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