Internet

Culture

remembering the golden age of the queer internet

AfterEllen, Neopets and Livejournal served as a gathering place for queer young people.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
8.3.18
beauty

watch us test the internet’s strangest beauty products

We asked a bunch of i-D friends to test out the most bizarre beauty products we were able to buy online for anything between $5 and $25.
Annie Lord
7.19.18
Culture

a guide to forgotten internet heroes

Tell me here, where are you now that I need ya?
El Hunt
6.29.18
News

social media is helping us talk about mental health, says study

77% said of young people say it's easier to find personal stories and advice online than in-person.
Hannah Ongley
7.28.17
Internet

why are people smashing makeup on the internet?

Between cutting up lipsticks and melting expensive powders, the beauty industry has found a new way to interrogate itself about consumerism, waste, and excess.
Wendy Syfret
5.31.17
News

wikipedia vandals list paul ryan as an invertebrate, and other acts of online protest

It's the latest protest tool for a new generation.
Shelby Black
2.2.17
Art

artist cecilia salama explores digital loneliness through butterflies and gymnastics

Her new show is a deceptively cutesy investigation into concerns with privacy on the internet. Who knew baby pink butterflies could be so deep?
Elyssa Goodman
7.20.16
Music

proof that prince was an internet genius

The Prince Online Museum explores The Purple One's dual contributions to artistic rights and cyberspace through over 20 years of official websites.
Hannah Ongley
7.5.16
Culture

the a-z of y2k

Switch on your lava lamp, take a seat in your inflatable chair, and reminisce about a time when holograms and iridescent clothing made as much sense as us all living inside 'The Matrix.'
i-D Staff
6.6.16
Culture

naked selfies are about so much more than attention

We speak to Matthew Hart, a PhD student researching the selfie, about why there is an emotional and social upside of posting NSFW pictures of yourself online.
5.17.16
Think Pieces

a girl’s guide to the internet

The internet suspends us in an endless landscape of self-loathing, loneliness, glee, and hysteria. Here’s your guide to surviving it.
Bertie Brandes
5.12.16
Culture

meet the internet oracle behind @sosadtoday, twitter’s most darkly comic account

Melissa Broder gets real in a new book of confessional essays, on everything from anxiety to internet addiction.
Sara Black McCulloch
3.28.16