Instagram’s new “sexual solicitation” notification used in a misguided purge of “sexual” material is not only wrong, it’s also offensive.
While influencers market their brands using images of beauty ideals and upward mobility, grief accounts have started popping up, offering a different message.
It seems like my plum photo can be used to sell almost anything: beauty products, nutritional supplements, mental health coaching, fashion, concept stores.
The body positivity movement is an asset that Instagram seems reticent to put forward as the resource it is.
The Facebook-owned social platform has taken down drawings, photographs, paintings, and sculptures depicting nudity, even in partial or abstracted form.
Instagram temporarily took down the image showing a lactating nipple.
Artist Matteo Rattini trained a neural network to create images of contemporary sculptures based on Instagram’s algorithm suggestions.
The social media giant defines sensitive content as “posts that don’t necessarily break our rules, but could potentially be upsetting to some people.”
Pretty much all of the Impressionists fit the Insta mold. They mastered capturing the individual elements that could inspire envy and endless imitation.
After Palestinian content was restricted or removed from Instagram and Facebook, social media users developed a crafty method of altering Arabic script.
Since 2012, Rob Hitt has been documenting domesticated cats in bodegas across the city on social media.
An analysis ranked the world’s 20 most Instagrammed art museums based on the number of related hashtags for each museum.