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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
14 hours ago
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
2 days ago
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
food news

Miley Cyrus Accused of Plagiarizing Fruit-Fingering Artist in New Video

Cyrus is also facing accusations of copying another Instagram artist's pro-choice cake for a Planned Parenthood campaign.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.19
Art

Instagram Pop-Ups Are Super Popular, But Are They Art?

Rooms solely designed to create the perfect selfie probably aren’t making us think that hard.
Graham Isador
5.31.19
cats mate

I Found Out How to Make My Cat an Influencer at the London Cat Expo

I want that Grumpy Cat money – but how do I get there?
Rosie Hewitson
5.28.19
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
sex work

A Sex Workers Union Is Organizing Against Instagram Discrimination

The Adult Performers Actors Guild is standing up for sex workers who are tired of being banned from Instagram with no explanation.
Samantha Cole
5.6.19
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
4.25.19
you oughta know

Toronto Millennials Are Sharing Venues For Inexpensive Instagram-Ready Weddings

Airbnb, but for weddings, is now a thing.
Anne Gaviola
4.10.19
Memes

Memes That Perfectly Skewer Dickhead Skater Boys

We spoke to the anonymous woman behind @tinyhat_skatelife.
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
3.26.19
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