The Unstoppable Rise of YouTube's Child Make-Up Artists

A generation of kids are racking up huge follower counts and making big money with their beauty videos – and infuriating older MUAs in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
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We Tested Instagram’s Anti-Bullying Bot with Trump and Piers Morgan Quotes

How do famous bullies fare against Instagram’s new feature for detecting offensive language?
Nana Baah
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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
5 days ago

You Can Now Explore Kim Kardashian's Butt in Actual Size

You know, if you want.
Hatti Rex
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

Every Type of Person Who Watches Your Instagram Stories

We all post IG stories with an ulterior motive. Here are all the people that get caught in your sneaky little web.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens

After Wave of Complaints, Instagram Tests New Methods to Recover Hacked Accounts

Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts to ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
Joseph Cox
Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole

A Brief History of the Hun, the Most Relatable Woman in Britain

How the ladette birthed a new sub-set of woman, armed with memes, tropes and a gentle kiss at the end of every message.
Hannah Ewens
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

The Unexpected Rise of the Vegan Lad

We meet Henry Firth and Ian Theasby of food brand BOSH!, and step into their gently blokey influencer world for the day.
Phoebe Hurst

We Spoke to Joan Cornellá, the Artist Who Really Should Have Been Cancelled By Now

You will have almost definitely seen his work on Instagram, whether it's an influencer being shot point blank in the face or a mother jump-shotting her newborn baby.
Christopher Hooton