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Sarah Manavis is the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer.
Influencers are using the Instagram hashtag for little more than virtue signalling – and in many cases, feeding the beast it claims to starve.
Coupling classic sitcom humour with the absurdist spirit of shitposting, Stath Lets Flats is the UK’s best new comedy.
Known by her moniker Body Posi Panda, Megan Crabbe is a candyfloss-styled body positivity influencer. But beyond her bubbelgum aesthetic and glittery pastel feed lies a philosophy changing womens' lives.
Twitter – commonly referred to as “the hellsite” – has the smallest userbase of the social media giants. With so few people using it, and so many complaints, why do we find it impossible to leave?
Through self-promotion and a bending of the dating app’s rules, gay artists are finding a brand-new community on Grindr during the exhaustion of fringe festivals.
Love Island has become a micro-influencer-to-social-media-sensation conveyor belt – without any of the emotional pay-off that made it watchable before.
While most millenials are struggling to even put down a deposit, Instagram and YouTube influencers are monetising their deluxe home renovations.
The feature could create a drastically different social media landscape – but influencers may suffer.
One reader sent me a lengthy email detailing his shock at my enthusiasm for the reality programme.
Digital larping has become an increasingly popular form of escapism for millennials and Generation Z.