Roxy Jacenko and daughter Pixie (centre) at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in 2016. Pixie’s Instagram account has more than 100,000 followers and she has a signature line of hair bows.
A growing number of parents are making money out of their children by turning them into social media celebrities. But the chimera of corporate branding is no antidote for lives lived in precarious times.
Many teenagers have stopped using Facebook and have gravitated instead to image-sharing platforms like Instagram.
Teens – especially wealthier ones – are walking away from Facebook, towards picture-centric social media.
‘Someone likes me.’
Many of us complain about the stress of being 'always on' – here's what life could be like, if you actually disconnected.
It's worth noting some key points about copyright and ownership before signing up to social media sites like Instagram.
Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy has been told to use social media less by coach Pep Guardialoa.
Social media is key when it comes to connecting clubs with fans and building a brand identity. But with great power, comes great responsibility.
Hannah Shaw (Kitten Lady), with Instagram influencer BriAnne Wills (@girlsandtheircats) at a marketing event in New York, Feb. 2018.
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Although some social media users are able to monetize their social media "likes," much of the pursuit of popularity amounts to nothing and instead turns us into pawns for political and commercial uses
Big Daddy Kane performing at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert.
In a time of an overwhelming amount of music available, discerning consumers have to be even more strategic.
Bardal, from Norwegian Sublime, Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk, 2018.
Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk
Our use of social media platforms such as Instagram is changing our relationship to nature, and – at least for now – not necessarily for the better.
Social media celebrities have an almost collaborative connection to followers, but that can cause stress and anxiety.
Narcissism: it’s more common than you might think.
A recent study found that highly narcissistic people have thicker, denser eyebrows.
Chanel is one of the brands that makes the most of Instagram.
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
Most ‘clean eating’ posts on Instagram portrayed men engaging in muscle presentation to convey virile strength and power.
A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
Khloé, Kylie, Kris, Kourtney, Kim and Kendall – back in the day.
There's a psychological reason why it's so hard to switch off from the Kardashians – they are master media manipulators.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
Some of the Facebook and Instagram ads linked to a Russian effort to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Several critical Canadian elections are ahead. Here's what governments and social media companies must do to assure Canadians that their online personal data won't be used to manipulate results.
The pressure to always look good is real.
Parents – stop panicking. Teens use secondary Instagram accounts not to be sneaky, but to show their "non-polished" selves and connect with small groups of true friends.
Research shows that Instagram photos tagged with #eatingdisorderrecovery tend to feature thin, young, white, women. They also show stylized versions of food, reflecting a certain class status and engagement with “foodie” cultures.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
Cyberbullying isn’t always the ‘trolling’ we hear about in the media.
Cyberbullying is everywhere and is not going away - so what do bullies specifically do?
An Instagram post from Gerhard Richter’s exhibition at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Tide pods: neither delicious, nor nutritious.
Eating laundry detergent capsules online is not the fault of the younger generation. In modern society, attention is power.