Instagram

Culture

Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should

If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
Shamani Joshi
Dhvani Solani
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users

The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
YouTube

The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists

A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
4 days ago
Instagram

Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia

A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Sarah Emerson
7.12.19
Travel

A Bali Instagram Hotspot is a Sham

The camera trick used at Lempuyang temple, popularly known as 'Gate of Heaven’, is more common around the world than you may think.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Ministry Wants Students to ‘Connect’ Their Social Media Accounts to their College's

Students, teachers and youth rights activists are worried that this might be a way for authorities to collect personal data and target those with views against the government.
Shamani Joshi
7.11.19
News

Influencers Are Losing Their Influence

A new study found fewer people are engaging with influencer posts.
Erica Euse
7.11.19
food news

This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double

Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.3.19
Celebrity

Beyoncé Doesn't Like It When Her Mom Does Her Hair

Queen Bey is all of us.
DeAsia Paige
6.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Enemy Spies Are Catfishing Indian Army Officers for Information On Instagram

International spy agents are posing as women on social media to extract sensitive information from military personnel.
Shamani Joshi
6.26.19
mind

Starting an Instagram Clique Fixed My Fear of Group Friendships

My friendships with other women were hard-earned, closely guarded one-on-ones, until I accidentally started a thriving Instagram community.
Lauren Mechling
6.25.19
Culture

How 'Subtle Asian Traits' Got 1.4 Million Followers in Under a Year

The Facebook page holds up a mirror to young Asians in western countries.
Naeun Kim
6.20.19
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