Instagram

Instagram

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

Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts for ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
Joseph Cox
3 days ago
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
6.14.19
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
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
Phys Ed

14 Wellness Influencers Making the Industry More Inclusive

These athletes, coaches, and yogis are a middle finger to the oppressively homogenous wellness world.
Spenser Mestel
4.15.19
In Moderation

Gun Sellers Are Advertising on Instagram and Directing Customers to Encrypted Chat Apps

A leaked Facebook document gives more detail on the type of firearm parts that the social network does not allow people to sell peer-to-peer.
Joseph Cox
4.10.19
Memes

We Spoke to the Meme Goddess Behind @Tinyhat_skatelife

"I really enjoy making the memes that make fun of the girls who date skaters because I'm making fun of myself."
Niloufar Haidari
4.8.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Instagram and Snapchat Are Ruining Our Memories

Documenting our lives for Snapchat and Instagram can decrease the likelihood of retaining those moments as a significant memory.
Eda Yu
4.2.19
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
Social Media

The 19 Types of Instagram Likes

Understanding what we like, and why.
Joel Golby
3.21.19
Instagram

It Took 10 Seconds for Instagram to Push me Into an Anti-Vaxx Rabbit Hole

While social media giants crack down and Facebook says it will make changes to stop anti-vaxx content, Instagram’s recommendation engine makes it exceptionally easy to come across a waterfall of anti-vaccine accounts.
Joseph Cox
3.21.19
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