Instagram

stalking

The Relentless Horror of Being Stalked as an Instagram Star

Andreea Cristina Bolbea has endured stalkers attempting to sabotage her career, ruin her marriage, and visit her home unannounced.
Andreea Cristina Bolbea
2 days ago
Incoming Congress

Why Everyone's Obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Instagram Stories

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is teaching Americans about the inner-workings of our government on social media.
Marie Solis
11.16.18
friendship

Instagram DMs Are an Antidote to the Difficulties of Adult Friendships

In these conversations, I feel like we’re keeping the friendship alive, finding ways to fit moments of connection into our weird, sprawling, digital-and-not-digital lives.
Larissa Pham
7.20.18
Internet

Are Russian Bots Selling Weaves on Instagram? An Investigation

Even if the accounts are just spam bots, suspicions that they may be political propaganda directed specifically toward Black people are warranted.
Donovan X. Ramsey
7.10.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and women on Instagram and off.
Larissa Zaidan
6.18.18
Social Media

Users Accuse Instagram of Censoring Hashtags About Sex Work and Women

Sex worker advocates are taking to social media to decry Instagram's reported censorship of words like #woman and #femalestrippers as yet another example of harmfully targeting sex workers in the wake of SESTA/FOSTA.
Leila Ettachfini
5.29.18
Britney Spears

A Mother's Day Tribute to Britney Spears

The Princess of Pop was smeared as a mom during her 2007 "meltdown"—but in the decade since, she's earned a reputation as a loving and supportive parent.
Sara David
5.11.18
Dating

I Asked People Who Ghosted Me Why They Still Watch My Instagram Stories

Their answers range from "I'm trash" (true!) to "you post good videos of your cat" (also true).
Sara David
4.25.18
Culture

The Meme Account Hilariously Exposing Creepy Asian Fetish Guys on Tinder

Lillian, the creator of @thefleshlightchronicles, turns gross dating app messages into internet gold.
Jade Jackman
4.11.18
Art

Emma Sulkowicz's New Show is a Thank You to Those Who Supported Them

After bursting onto the art scene with "Mattress Performance," Emma Sulkowicz further explores trauma and creates a literal net-work of support in their first gallery show, "The Floating World."
Linda Yang
3.16.18
occult

The Hoodwitch Is Changing the Face of Modern Witchcraft

We speak to Bri Luna, the bruja behind the wildly successful Hoodwitch account, about showcasing the diverse history of mysticism.
Linda Yang
2.9.18
Instagram Spotlight

Instagram's Wildly Popular Gem Sorceress Wants to Heal You with Crystals

We asked crystal connoisseur Amaris Rivera about starting your journey into the world of crystals, sound healing, and meditation.
Linda Yang
2.8.18