Instagram

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
The Truth and Lies Issue

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
Munchies

These ASMR-Esque Korean "Home Cafe" Videos Relax My Entire Being

These videos have everything: clinking ice sounds, over-the-top drinks, and squishy, slime-like foam.
Bettina Makalintal
3.5.19
influencers

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.
Shamira Ibrahim
3.4.19
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Guessed What These Recipes Look Like

These food pictures were generated by a computer, and they look surprisingly edible.
Bettina Makalintal
3.4.19
Facebook

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.
Mason Marks
3.3.19
feminism

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.
freya marshall payne
2.28.19
money

What I Learned About Millionaires at an International Boat Show

Turns out most attendees aren’t insanely rich, they’re just faking it for the ‘gram.
Laura Bell
2.26.19
crime

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.
Nat Kassel
2.8.19
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