Social Media

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
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
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

People Told Us About Their Most Savage Social Media Break-Ups

"He sent me the cringiest video I have ever seen, of him miming along to this bitter song... 'Loyal', by Chris Brown."
Tom Usher

Amazon’s Creepy Twitter PR Army is Growing

Amazon now has dozens of apparent employees tweeting about how much they love the company. But even former employees are suspicious of the accounts.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Joseph Cox
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

We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
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

Inside the Weird Facebook Group Where People Roleplay as Baby Boomers

"A group where we all pretend to be boomers" is just the tip of the iceberg for the increasingly unhinged trend where people post as anyone but themselves.
Dominique Sisley

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

The Worst Tweets About Boris Becoming Prime Minister

The biggest takeaway of this whole nightmare: people on Twitter are incredibly annoying.
James Greig
Social Media

Stop Blaming Instagram for Ruining the Great Outdoors

We don’t need less nature photos on social media, we need more funding for our public lands.
Madeleine Gregory