Instagram

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
a day ago
Instagram

Irish Teachers Are Memeing on Instagram to Preserve Their Threatened Language

After Ireland's data regulator said that Irish people don't have an "absolute" right to traditional name spellings in official databases, some teachers are fighting back on social media.
Cian Maher
a day ago
food-wtf

The Museum of Ice Cream Is Worth $200 Million Somehow, Please Help

That's a lot of tickets to the "Sprinkle Pool."
Jelisa Castrodale
8.15.19
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
8.6.19
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
8.6.19
News

Instagram Apologizes For Blocking Caribbean Carnival Content

The popular platform says a “mistake” was made by hiding posts made by festival goers.
Sharine Taylor
7.30.19
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
7.26.19
Instagram

Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia

A polluted lake in the Siberian town of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.19
food news

This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double

Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.2.19
Internet

The Real Reason Ravelry’s Ban on White Supremacy Is Surprising

Knitting has long been a form of political resistance—but one heavily coded white.
Nicole Clark
6.26.19
mind

Starting an Instagram Clique Fixed My Fear of Group Friendships

My friendships with other women were hard-earned, closely guarded one-on-ones, until I accidentally started a thriving Instagram community.
Lauren Mechling
6.24.19
CYBER

The Zuckerberg Deepfake Heard Around the World

The deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg was perhaps the biggest troll of Facebook in recent memory, but will it change anything?
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.21.19
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