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MSN messenger chat box
Life & CultureHow our extremely online generation grew up on MSN messenger
IDER release debut album Emotional Education
MusicIDER are the electro-pop duo articulating twentysomething anxiety
instagram removing likes
Science & TechWhat Instagram removing likes may mean for influencers and our self-esteem
Lil Nas X uses FaceApp
Science & TechIs FaceApp actually stealing your data?
Bianca Devins
Life & CultureThe story behind Instagram star Bianca Devins’ grim, viral murder
E-girl style TikTok fashion Eve Fraser
FashionE-girls and boys’ style is the antidote to the homogenised IG aesthetic
Rescuing the aliens from Area 51
Life & CultureHow to storm Area 51 and what to do when you get there
Influencers have lost their influence
Science & TechInstagram influencers aren’t very good at influencing anymore
Instagram shadow bans trolls and bullies
Science & TechInstagram will let users restrict their trolls and bullies
Instagram user takes selfie at Chernobyl
Life & CultureFrom Chernobyl to Grenfell Tower: unpacking the rise of the tragedy selfie
the rise of recovery-influencers
Life & CultureThe rise of the eating disorder recovery influencer
TikTok stars are scamming teenage fans for money
Science & TechTikTok stars are scamming their teenage fans
Instagram woman
Life & CultureInstagram is finally cracking down on online bullying
IRL: Investigating Reality
Art & PhotographyThis art show blends surrealism & realism to question what reality even is
Madonna on Instagram
MusicMadonna criticises Instagram for making people ‘feel bad’
Are Instagram influencers going extinct?
Life & CultureIs the era of the influencer over, or just evolving?
Newlife.AI
Science & TechThe AI-driven social media network hailed as the next Tumblr
Noa Pothoven
Life & CultureDebunking the viral news story of a Dutch teenager being legally euthanised
Instagram selling your interests to advertisers
Life & CultureHere’s how to see what stuff Instagram tells advertisers you’re into
Nude protest
Science & TechFacebook is reconsidering its artistic nudity policy
Donald Trump and the Queen state visit
PoliticsStop your twee tweets, the Queen isn’t throwing shade at Donald Trump
404 film
Life & CultureWatch this moving short film imagining a future with Snapchat filters IRL
Social Media
Science & TechSocial media only has a ‘tiny’ effect on how happy we are
Milo Yiannopoulos
Science & TechFacebook finally bans Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right conspiracists