Tw: discussions of weight Can you believe it has been a year since we last admired crazy Otley Run costumes? But the hiatus is finally set to end. The roadmap out of lockdown has been […]
A new craze of political marketing has seen influencers being paid to promote campaigns. In Egypt, 20 social media influencers have been recruited to ‘support Egypt’s image in the media’. Alice Spall reports.
It only took a far-right Trumpist coup on the US government for people to start making fun of Instagram activism… Specifically the Twitter user @AJ_Jeremiah (bæ J) who posted these spoofs. Yet it wasn’t long […]
Carmen Walker-Vazquez speaks to Phoebe Jameson, the activist speaking out about online harassment.
A fact: social media is not a measure of activism. A lie: this means we are allowed to be silent. Black Lives Matter is not a trend that we forget about as soon as the […]
We must stop idolising those who remain idle when it comes to social activism. It’s time to reevaluate who we are giving a social platform. Choosing to remain silent on important topics within social injustice […]
If I mention bullet journals, or “bujo” as they’re sometimes abbreviated to, I bet pretty images of colour-coordinated and meticulously organised cutesy notebooks covered in artsy doodles that you’ve seen on Instagram come to mind. […]
Instagram plans to extend its ban on images depicting self-harm and suicide to include any image that “promotes” self-harm, following an appeal from Ian Russell, whose fourteen-year-old daughter Molly committed suicide in 2017. This means […]
Autumn is here and after a feed bombarded with beach pictures for the last few months, it is finally time to replace the blue skies and white beaches for the gorgeous browns, reds and yellows […]
In its most recent move towards making the platform a more ‘positive experience’ for its users, Instagram has just announced it is going to remove all ‘augmented reality’ (AR) filters, that give the appearance of plastic surgery, from the app.
A couple of weeks ago, Instagram finally banned the promotion of ‘miracle’ diet products, much to the relief of anti-diet influencers who have been campaigning and reporting these products relentlessly. The new regulations will hide […]
Recently I keep finding myself being too scared to post pictures I actually like on Instagram. I find it hard to post a picture without messaging at least one of my friends saying, ‘is this […]