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Culture

Oh god, is twee back?

Dig out your cardigans and ballet flats!
Roisin Lanigan
1.4.22
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
Culture

Dark Academia is the witchy literary aesthetic sweeping TikTok

Reading 18th century French literature, practicing script, oil painting... the latest internet trend is the perfect cozy quarantine mood.
Caroline Edwards
4.24.20
Opinion

This girl is right: 2013 was a cultural reset

From The Harlem Shake to Lorde's debut, we truly were not worthy.
Douglas Greenwood
4.6.20
Culture

Cottagecore is the pastoral fantasy aesthetic taking over TikTok

The new internet trend for tranquility-craving teenagers is “all about softness and being gentle."
Sarah Woolley
2.12.20
Culture

how gay tiktok became gay tumblr for gen z

After the blogging platform banned NSFW content, queer young people turned to the popular app to express themselves.
Rachel Charlene Lewis
10.2.19
Culture

a guide to vsco girls – the tumblr girls of 2019

‘Basic’ has been rebranded thanks to a new internet phenomena – the VSCO girl. Who is she?
Roisin Lanigan
7.26.19
Culture

why are we so nostalgic about the problematic noughties?

If pop culture really did die in 2009, it was probably for the best.
Dani Ran
5.9.19
News

pornhub really, really wants to buy tumblr

The Verizon Media Group-owned blogging platform could soon well be on the market, and Pornhub are desperate for it.
Alim Kheraj
5.3.19
News

tumblr‘s users have called it quits

The site’s porn ban resulted in a loss of over 150 million visitors.
Nicole DeMarco
3.15.19
News

the government has been discussing banning instagram

The Health Secretary said social media sites that fail to remove harmful material relating to self-harm and suicide could face serious sanctions.
Roisin Lanigan
1.29.19
Photography

‘fuck me’ is a photographic ode to friendship

German photographer Josh Kern shoots skaters, lovers, and self-portraits to feel less alone.
Juule Kay
1.4.19
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