Social media therapy is stopping us from healing
What began as a way to identify 'red flags' in our interpersonal relationships has become a toxic path to pathologising every aspect of our lives.
2022, the year of rot
From doomscrolling and decaying fashion trends to “rotting in bed” memes, all this chat about “rot” reflects a very real mental health crisis.
The problem with the Tumblr renaissance
As Twitter burns, let’s not overlook the harmful culture of disordered eating as synonymous with the platform as indie sleaze and Lana Del Rey.
How the internet got so gross
Being beautiful online is boring — the trend cycle's taken a grotesque turn in the form of body morphing art, Brutalist beauty, food hacks and more.
We shouldn't feel betrayed by influencers – they're not real
Our authenticity-obsessed culture turns real people into entertainment, but it’s just another layer of performance.
Why we all want to watch rich influencers suffer
Movies such as ‘Triangle of Sadness’, ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ and ‘Not Okay’ are a catharsis for our inability to actually eat the rich.
The age of the overly casual coming out video
From bisexual green velvet couches to Madonna’s underwear free-throw, coming out online is getting more abstract, and possibly... better.
The era of eyebrow democracy is upon us
From Y2K’s pencil-thin brows to hyper-filled in influencer arches, we’ve seen it all. Now, we’re finally ready to ditch eyebrow expectations.
Emma Chamberlain shares her fashion dos and don’ts
Starring in the new Levi’s x Ganni campaign, the YouTube sensation discusses redefining both her personal style and relationship with social media.
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?
BeReal won’t save us from ourselves
The app is ushering in a new era of authenticity, but will toxic online perfectionism ever die?
Why we all think Lea Michele can’t read
A look into where this recurring theory began.