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  1. social media
    Trump’s Facebook Ban Upheld by Oversight BoardTrump won’t be allowed back on the platform for now, but the board said Facebook must review its “standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.”
  2. black lives matter
    Your Black Square Instagram Isn’t HelpingThe #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has been overrun by blank, black boxes suppressing vital protest information.
  3. augmented reality
    Why Instagram Makes Its Filters So Hard to FindIt’s not an oversight, it’s by design.
  4. antitrust
    The FTC Might Take Action Against the Great Facebook Mash-upThe regulatory body sees Facebook’s effort to make all of its sites interoperable as a way of protecting the company’s near monopoly on social media.
  5. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  6. tech boot camp
    How to Block, Mute, and Avoid Your Enemies OnlineCleansing your feed has only grown more granular over time.
  7. life in pixels
    Coleen Rooney, Instagram SpycatcherThe WAG George Smiley acknowledges the truth: Social media makes spies of us all.
  8. metrics
    Why Instagram Is Experimenting With Hiding LikesThe social network wants people to stop focusing on big numbers.
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    Instagram Accidentally Made Emoji Fun AgainWouldn’t it be nice if social media was a little weirder all the time?
  10. memes
    Finally, I Understand Shaft SonUntangling the simple explanation for an initially confusing meme.
  11. instagram
    IGTV Is Just YouTube NowInstagram’s hub for long-form video never really took off despite Facebook’s best efforts.
  12. how is babby formed
    Snapchat’s Uncanny Valleys Are Its Biggest Advantage Over InstagramInstagram might have more muscle, but Snapchat biggest asset is its willingness to get weird.
  13. influencers
    My Afternoon With ‘Curvy Wife Guy’I met up with a guy whose Instagram I’d devoted hundreds of words to making fun of. Was it possible we’d get along?
  14. life in pixels
    Is Instagram’s Future Just Snapchat’s Past?The platform is testing getting rid of like counts.
  15. hate speech
    Facebook Announced Ban on Far-Right Extremists Before Actually Banning ThemFacebook and Instagram banned Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, among a list of other extremists.
  16. life in pixels
    On the Internet, You Can Run But You Can’t HideSomebody blocking you on Instagram doesn’t mean you can’t still see their posts.
  17. instagram
    Curvy Wife Guy Proud to Announce Curvy Wife Is ‘Carrying His Seed’Congrats to the whole curve-loving family.
  18. instadrama
    Guy Says Prince Harry and Meghan Stole His Instagram HandleKevin Keiley woke up this week to find that his Instagram handle of three years suddenly belonged to the royal family.
  19. technology
    Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Up Big Tech Is Extremely Aggressive. Good.Intelligencer tech writers Max Read and Brian Feldman react to Elizabeth Warren’s aggressive proposal to break up Silicon Valley megaplatforms
  20. instagram
    FuckJerry’s Success Is Instagram’s FailureInstagram has known about the popular meme account for years — and done nothing about it.
  21. freebooting
    The Real Story Behind the Viral ‘Poo Flip’A New York investigation uncovers contested history, new footage, and — finally — the truth.
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    I Went to Influencer Caroline Calloway’s $165 Seminar So You Don’t Have ToThe uncanceled workshop offered five and a half hours of personal stories, journaling lessons, and Fyre Festival jokes.
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    Instagram Influencer Un-Cancels Infamous Creativity TourCaroline Calloway is back, baby.
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    This Instagram Influencer’s Failed Tour Will Satisfy Your Fyre Fest NostalgiaThe $165 ticket promised fresh orchid crowns. In reality, guests were given a single flower to put in their hair and then give back after a photo.
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    Instagrammers Are Freaking Out Over a Nonexistent Algorithm ChangeThere’s a bogus rumor swirling that Instagram now only shows posts to 7 percent of a user’s followers.
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    Dear God, Please Don’t Let 2020 Be the Instagram ElectionBeto O’Rourke’s recent trip to the dentist raises some concerns about how candidates are likely to use — or misuse — social media.
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    Instagram Is Making Me Panic About Who My Close Friends AreA new feature from Instagram brings a new existential crisis.
  28. influencers
    Talking With Instagram’s (and Ariana Grande’s) Favorite DancerIf you haven’t already seen his “Thank U, Next” tribute, stop what you’re doing immediately.
  29. instagram
    Internet Reacts to Horizontal Instagram Scroll With Horror and RevulsionAnd I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and the horizontal scroll followed with him.
  30. politics
    Louise Linton’s Instagram Is Back, Baby!But it’s very different.
  31. instagram
    Instagram Is Sucking Up to Creators to Avoid Becoming Snapchat, or Worse … VineThe platform is testing new features for creators.
  32. please make this year end
    This Website Combines Your Best 9 Instagram Posts From 2018 Into a CollageEveryone’s favorite Instagram-collage generator is back for 2018.
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    Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ Take It One Step Closer to Becoming FacebookYou can now post curated Stories for a select group of followers.
  34. instagram
    PSA: Instagram Stories Moved All Its Buttons AroundSave yourself the embarrassment of posting content you didn’t mean to share.
  35. instagram
    Instagram Quick Reactions Are Trying to Ruin My LifeMy fingers keep accidentally sending crying-face emoji to near strangers.
  36. tech boot camp
    Get the Most Out of Your iPhone Camera With This Hidden FeatureDevelopers have unlocked a feature that allows users to capture every bit of information your iPhone camera is capable of.
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    Why Can’t Instagram Get Anybody to Care About IGTV?It’s been months since Instagram launched its longform video hub, with help from popular creators. So why isn’t the YouTube competitor luring users?
  38. technoguilt
    The Algorithm Knows Me. So Why Does It Keep Shaming Me?Algorithm shame: the inescapable feeling of being pigeonholed with almost no one to blame but yourself.
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    The Facebookification of Instagram Has BegunThe newest features from the platform feel out of touch for Instagram but old hat for Facebook.
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    Can You Believe How Many Women Own This One-of-a-Kind Couch?Inside a Soho penthouse decorated entirely for Instagram influencer photo shoots.
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    If Zuck Acquires You, You’ll Feel Gross. The Only Question Is HowTwo separate products, three separate founders, two separate reasons for leaving — all with regrets about being bought (& made rich) by Zuck.
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    Is Instagram About to Suck?Instagram’s co-founders announced a surprise departure this week.
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    ‘Wow Queen’: The Story Behind the Internet’s Most Famous Goofy ArtA self-taught artist created the iconic image that’s taken on a life of its own.
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    You Can Now Ask Instagram to Verify Your AccountInstagram says your account must meet certain criteria before it can be approved.
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    How to Turn Off Instagram’s New Feature That Shows People You’re Using the AppThe feature turns on by default, so you’re going to want to read this.
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    You Don’t Have to Instagram Those FireworksA Fourth of July plea.
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    Instagram Now Tells You When You’ve Seen Every New Post From the Past Two DaysStill not bringing back the chronological feed, though.
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    How Influencers Get Free Cosmetic Products, and You Can Too!It can be kind of illegal, though.
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    Instagram Announces IGTV With Botched Livestream and Foie GrasInstagram’s answer to YouTube has arrived.
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    Astrology, the World’s Oldest, and Newest, Meme TrendAcross social media — particularly on Instagram — a rash of new accounts have emerged wanting to tell you about your celestial self through memes.
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