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Twitter 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.
Michael's fury, Amy's departure, and Ovie's egg dance were the few highlights in a relatively dull week. But six weeks in and so few serious couples has us asking: what happens now?
Watered-down versions of "prayer", "meditation", and "inner peace" are turning monastic influencers into some of social media's biggest stars.
The backlash to Michael Griffith's decision to leave his partner was grounded in depressing familiarity.