SOCIAL MEDIA

Keep tabs on trends, features, and controversies in the social media landscape, with insights on how platforms are shaping Gen Z culture.

Why are random suspicious-looking accounts watching my Instagram Story? An online investigation

By Alma Fabiani

7 times TikTokers have caught Hermes drivers stealing packages in the worst ways possible

By Monica Athnasious

How TikTok’s new StemDrop feature could fuel a new generation of music hitmakers

By Ilia Sdralli

‘My existence trembles’: How Instagram’s homophobia is gatekeeping fitness from queer people

By Pulkit Srivastava

It drip-feeds it to you’: How long it took me to get radicalised on TikTok

By Mason Berlinka

The UK government joins Discord, is instantly met with trolling and abuse

By Mason Berlinka

Twitter is dying. Here are 15 best tweets of all time to help you mourn the loss

By Malavika Pradeep

Everything you need to know about Mastodon, the ad-free Twitter alternative billionaires can’t own

By Malavika Pradeep

Helpful tool or harmful gateway: The pros and cons of using social media for self-diagnosing

By Emma O'Regan-Reidy

YouTube Shorts’ problematic algorithm is rife with transphobia and misogyny

By Charlie Sawyer

How cartels are using TikTok and Snapchat to lure users into human smuggling

By Malavika Pradeep

New investigation reveals TikTok exploits Syrian families begging on livestreams

By Alma Fabiani

Cutout collages are the new ‘it girl’ trend here to scrapbook your life

By Malavika Pradeep

Instagram introduces new feature that lets users hide weight loss ads from their feeds

By Alma Fabiani

TikTok sued after two young girls die attempting the viral ‘Blackout Challenge’

By Monica Athnasious

AOC case study: How to make social media work for you (politicians edition)

By Charlie Sawyer

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