Social Media

Opinion

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.
katie tobin
1.25.23
Opinion

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.
Laura Pitcher
12.9.22
Opinion

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.
Daisy Schofield
11.21.22
Opinion

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.
Laura Pitcher
11.10.22
Opinion

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.
Rayne Fisher-Quann
10.27.22
Opinion

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.
Tom George
10.24.22
Opinion

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.
Jenna Mahale
10.12.22
Beauty

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.
Kayla Curtis-Evans
9.8.22
Fashion

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.
Nicole DeMarco
8.19.22
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

Why we all think Lea Michele can’t read

A look into where this recurring theory began.
Meka Boyle
7.15.22
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