Social Media

Social Media
Social Media

What Your Instagram Aesthetic Says About You

You've got one. I've got one. Here’s a comprehensive guide to exactly what it says about your entire personality and way of life.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens
7.13.18
Social Media
Social Media

A Serial Twitter Follow/Unfollower Explains Himself

"I’m just trying to get eyes on me. It’s a big attention game online... the end goal for me is just be on as many screens as I can."
Luke O'Neil
7.13.18
Privacy and Perception Issue
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
7.12.18
Privacy and Perception Issue
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos that Show How Real Life Isn't Always What It Seems

Photographer Signe Pierce Uses her body and photography to demonstrate how anything can be manipulated
Signe Pierce
7.12.18
Privacy and Perception Issue
Privacy and Perception Issue

Portraits of People with Their First Online Avatars

Photographer Chris Bethell captured a lot of Neopets
Chris Bethell
7.12.18
Privacy and Perception Issue
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Loneliness – and Comfort – of Being Online

I’m into the internet as a gateway to systems of care – the kind of care that turns a sad finsta post into a spontaneous visit, a phone call, a gift; turns a silent question into 1,000 late-night answers, turns the monster within into a collective hum.
Aisha Mirza
7.12.18
Social Media
Social Media

Skeet Ulrich’s Instagram Is the Best Thing In My Life

How the former 90s heartthrob and current ‘Riverdale’ star’s social media restored my faith in the internet.
Wendy Syfret
7.12.18
Social Media
Social Media

#PlaneBae Shows Fun Viral Moments Are Dead Forever

This is why the internet can't have nice things.
Eve Peyser
7.10.18
ramadan
ramadan

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
6.11.18
relationships
relationships

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
6.4.18
Evesplaining
Evesplaining

Roseanne Was a Rare Moment Where the Twitter Mob Got It Right

No one should shed any tears for the sitcom star, but it's time to look at the broader dynamics of what's become a toxic social media site.
Eve Peyser
5.31.18
sex work
sex work

How Instagram Banning Stripper-Related Hashtags Hurts Sex Workers

Strippers say the social platform is cutting off their online support networks.
Allison Tierney
5.30.18