As Notre-Dame burned, there was controversy over people responding by sharing selfies they’d taken at the cathedral. But there may be public value in this practice.
On the subway, where so many norms revolve around not touching each other in certain ways, these moments of mutual touch are a kind of breach, a suggestion of real contact. @subwayhands explores that space.
Attack of the Instagram clones: by collaging together virtually indistinguishable travel photos from unrelated Instagram accounts, “Insta Repeat” reveals how social media undermines originality.
A new initiative launches handheld reading for classic literature.
The smartphone-shaped float features one of the artist’s distinctive, distorted selfies.
The famed photographer recently joined the image-centric social network, posting a mix of her well-known photos and new images.
According to Instagram’s own statistics, the Louvre was the seventh-most ‘grammed place in the world and topped the museum list yet again.
Other critics responded rapturously after the art star made her Instagram account public, but their nearly unanimous praise is misplaced.
Paige Ginn films herself not only in a state of collapse, but also while getting there.
Spoiler alert (not really): art museums dominate the list, and the Louvre takes the number-one spot.
Documentary photographer Ronny Sen sees the region of Jharia, India, which is near his hometown, as a vision of “doomsday.”
I’ve long been fascinated by the various filters for Instagram and other digital camera apps whose names are simply years: 1969, 1972, 1977.