I was a shameless self-promoter for a week and no one called me on my fake book
Hope&Fears challenged one writer to shill for herself on social media and in real life. Here's what happened when she became a good little neoliberal.
A user's guide to drug apps
Here is a guide (and a Los Angeles-based user's commentary) to the apps that might make your life as a recreational drug user easier, more interesting, and definitely more tech savvy.
The internet is for queers: an interview with “Gender Is Over”
We interviewed Gender Is Over’s Marie McGwier and Nina Mashurova about fashion, the future of genderqueer youth, and what it’s like to be all over Miley Cyrus’s Instagram.
Instagram now stores hi-res photos, here's how to find them
Instagram has started storing images at 1080 x 1080 pixels (as opposed to the standard 640 x 640) and the hi-res versions can be found in the source code.
North Korea bans Instagram
Warnings are appearing on mobile phones when accessing Instagram, indicating that the site has been blacklisted due to harmful content.
China is trying to ban "your mom" jokes online
China will soon be filtering out a list of 25 offensive words, from the Chinese words for 'your mom' to 'fuck,' on Weibo and other government-operated social media platforms.
Hillary Clinton joins Instagram, immediately posts pantsuits
Hillary Clinton, “doting grandmother” and pantsuit aficionado among other things, one of which being one of the Democratic frontrunners for the 2016 presidential election just joined Instagram.
Google tool will count the calories in your food porn
Calorie-counting artificial intelligence technology will look at your food pics on Instagram and tell you how many calories you're about to eat.
72% of young adults would rather use emoji instead of words
Emoji is the fastest growing language in the UK.
Sousveillance and the impossibility of not being seen in New York City
Hopes&Fears challenged a friend to document and avoid surveillance cameras for a week. This is his story.