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Art

We Spoke to Joan Cornellá, the Artist Who Really Should Have Been Cancelled By Now

You will have almost definitely seen his work on Instagram, whether it's an influencer being shot point blank in the face or a mother jump-shotting her newborn baby.
Christopher Hooton
a day ago
Dating

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
5.13.19
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
Feature

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?
Allie Jones
4.28.19
The Anxiety Hour

Filthyratbag Is the Viral Artist Drawing the Internet’s Midlife Crisis

18-year-old illustrator Celeste Mountjoy is here to remind you that teen angst is real angst.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
Memes

We Spoke to the Meme Goddess Behind @Tinyhat_skatelife

"I really enjoy making the memes that make fun of the girls who date skaters because I'm making fun of myself."
Niloufar Haidari
4.8.19
Instagram

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.
Amelia Tait
3.27.19
Instagram

The 19 Types of Instagram Like

Understanding what we like, and why.
Joel Golby
3.20.19
Instagram

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.
Samantha Cole
3.19.19
In Moderation

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.
Joseph Cox
3.17.19
Social Media

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.
Eda Yu
3.11.19
Beauty

We Asked Young People Why They’re into Botox

“The younger generation understands what you see online is not real. But they’re more willing to look not-real because that’s what they’ve grown up with.”
Mica Lemiski
3.7.19
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