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facebook denies using the 10 year challenge to improve their facial recognition software

Bet you still used this as an excuse not to share that awful 2009 throwback though.
Roisin Lanigan
2 days ago
Culture

anime food has the most calming aesthetic ever

This Instagram account highlights the surprisingly soothing visuals of food in anime.
Mitch Parker
1.16.19
News

excessive social media use is like drug addiction, says new study

Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.
Roisin Lanigan
1.11.19
News

adut akech opens up about her experiences of depression on instagram

The i-D cover star wants to help break down the stigma around mental health with a New Year message posted to her account.
Roisin Lanigan
1.2.19
mental health

we all know social media can seriously harm your mental health, so what now?

Despite the detrimental effects of social media, we’re still completely hooked. Refinery29 Editor at Large Sarah Raphael shares her tips on how to use it safely.
Sarah Raphael
1.2.19
News

these were the most talked about things on twitter in 2018

Strap yourself in for a wild ride.
Roisin Lanigan
12.6.18
News

net-a-porter drops dolce and gabbana following racism accusations

It caps off a very bad week for the brand.
Felix Petty
11.23.18
News

instagram is declaring war on fake followers and paid for likes

Could this mean the death of the influencer, as we know it, is upon us?
Roisin Lanigan
11.20.18
Opinion

white girls reinventing themselves as black women on instagram has to stop

As a recent Twitter storm brought attention to social media blackface, Emma Dabiri looks at the cultural history of this racist practice and its links to black women being perceived as sexually available.
Emma Dabiri
11.20.18
News

you can finally follow frank ocean on instagram

Frank's once private account is now open to the world.
Mitch Parker
11.16.18
Art

how to become a collector of emerging artists, with @love.watts

Jordan Watson is teaming up with the young artists behind Instagram's most beautiful images.
Hannah Ongley
11.16.18
Photography

surreal photos of strangers and lovers in a paris hotel

No. 223 (aka Lin Zhipeng) took over the Hôtel Grand Amour for three days, capturing models he found on Instagram — "All Asians. And older than 18!" -- in playfully erotic posts.
Sarah Moroz
11.14.18
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