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People Are Poking Holes in Influencer Tactics – What Comes Next?

After some big 'gotcha' press stories ran this summer, I went to an "influencer festival" to see how the industry may respond.
Lauren O'Neill
3 days ago
Social Media

I Faked My Way as an Instagram Poet, and It Went Bizarrely Well

I decided to find out whether Instagram poetry took real talent, or if the whole thing is a sham, by becoming the worst poet the internet has ever seen.
Andrew Lloyd
9.13.19
Social Media

Your Instagram Stories Tell Your Followers More Than You Think

Another onslaught of screenshots from Spotify? We get that you like music. We like music too.
Daisy Jones
9.11.19
Social Media

Well, You Might Lose Your Instagram Account If You Post a Selfie With a Sex Toy

'Are You The One?' star Remy Duran appears to have lost his account for posing with a piece of plastic and his newly minted partner from the reality show.
Harron Walker
9.11.19
Dating

Facebook Dating Will Disrupt the Dating App Space (But Not For You)

Unless you have an Instagram crush you’ve been dying to talk to.
John Paul Brammer
9.9.19
Features

Your Beauty Habit Is Destroying the Environment

These makeup artists and influencers want the cosmetics industry to start changing before we're buried in tonnes of plastic.
Shayma Bakht
8.26.19
Hacking

Instagram Launches Bug Bounty for Apps that Steal User Data

On Wednesday, Facebook expanded beyond its bounties for third party apps stealing user data to also apply to Instagram.
Joseph Cox
8.20.19
Social Media

The 'Selfie Factory' Is Not the End of the World

London now has a venue where you spend the day taking photos of yourself in front of pink elephants, sunflower walls and neon ball pits.
Amelia Tait
8.15.19
Social Media

The Rise of the Instagram Therapist

With more therapists than ever on social media, we should ask whether they need to follow a new set of guidelines.
Emily Reynolds
8.13.19
Internet

I Scammed Influencer Caroline Calloway at Her Event, The Scam

The Instagram user has been selling a glamorous illusion; in reality, she seems to be struggling to pay her rent.
Anna Iovine
8.9.19
mind

The Unbearable Stress of Being in a Community Under Attack

The life-altering, stressful impacts of ICE raids and shooting massacres don’t end with the events themselves. So how are people attempting to cope under constant threat?
Minerva Canto
8.7.19
BEYOND THE GRID

Remembering Instagram Before the Influencers

Artists like Audrey Wollen, Alexandra Marzella and Arvida Bystrom moved to Instagram from Tumblr in the early 2010s. But the past few years have seen the platform shift.
Daisy Jones
7.31.19
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