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.
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.
Watch out, Instagram scams are coming for us all
It's not just boomers getting tricked into pyramid schemes.
The rise of 'compassion fatigue'
“Flooded with images of the sort that once used to shock and arouse indignation, we are losing our capacity to react."
TikTok is testing a 'watch history' feature
The proposed update will finally let you find that one video you thought you lost forever.
Narcissism is our latest online moral panic
The reality of the much-maligned personality disorder is being distorted by the internet.
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.
A study has found what makes an Instagram photo more likeable
Here’s how your next selfie can break the internet.
Thoughts on Instagram’s new ‘edit grid’ feature
A reported update that would allow users to reorder their posts might make the platform less authentic, but is that necessarily a bad thing?
Influencers could soon have to admit if their body's been retouched
A new UK bill would make digitally altered bodies in paid posts display a logo to combat a rise in eating disorders. But how effective will it be?
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?
The rise and rise of the meta-selfie
Just another irony-pilled Instagram trend or something more?