Introducing 'Wholesome Trapping', the Thirst Trap's Cutesy Cousin
If the thirst trap is about showing a little skin to remind the object of your horniness that you exist, the wholesome trap is about showing what a lovely down-to-earth person you are – in a hot way.
Helen Meriel Thomas
Why Are We so Nostalgic about the Problematic Noughties?
If pop culture really did die in 2009, it was probably for the best.
Instagram Might Remove ‘Likes’
One small step for Instagram, one giant leap for… mental health?
When an Influential Pastor Becomes an #Influencer
A new Instagram account tracking the luxury clothes favored by celebrity pastors begs the question: What (and for whom) are they actually selling?
The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots
You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.
The 19 Types of Instagram Like
Understanding what we like, and why.
Instagram Finally Admits It's a Bra Shopping App
With "Checkout for Instagram," the photo-sharing platform becomes what it was always meant for: shilling.
Documents Show How Facebook Moderates Terrorism on Livestreams
On Friday, at least 49 people were killed in terror attacks in New Zealand. Documents, sources, and interviews with senior Facebook employees show how difficult it is for social media companies to moderate live footage.
Social Media Is Ruining Our Memories
Documenting our lives for Snapchat and Instagram can decrease the likelihood of retaining those moments as a significant memory.
The Dark Reality of Being a Brand Influencer
Aspirational content, akin to thousand-dollar "Vogue" spreads or "Travel & Leisure" editorials, bank on creating a sense of fantasy—however, the actual return is low for most users.
Censoring Self-Harm on Facebook Might Do More Harm Than Good
Social media companies are grappling with how to identify and censor other self-harm.
Artificial Intelligence Guessed What These Recipes Look Like
These food pictures were generated by a computer, and they look surprisingly edible.