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The Unstoppable Rise of the 'Instagram Face'

Kylie Jenner and other influencers have inspired a new beauty aesthetic and a wave of cheap non-surgical interventions – some riskier than others.
Sirin Kale
a day ago
Social Media

Our Parents Reviewed Our Instagram Accounts

"I can tell from some of these pictures – the one where you've got your glittery bosom out, with the Playboy necklace – that you're proud of your body."
Daisy Jones
a day ago
lifestyle

I Love to Poop in a Home Depot Bucket: A Day in #Vanlife Paradise

The sprawling vistas on Instagram are real. So are mosquitoes, warm beer and having to bathe nude in public.
Jane Ozkowski
3 days ago
the internet

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
9.16.19
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
9.12.19
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

Instagram Has Turned Us All Into Stalkers

I asked people who they keep tabs on the most, and why, in an effort to learn more about our weird online habits.
Daisy Jones
8.28.19
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
8.21.19
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
food-wtf

The Museum of Ice Cream Is Worth £165 Million Somehow, Please Help

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

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

For £19.99, you can spend an entire 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
8.12.19
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