Research + News | Topic: Instagram
Jan 13, 2021
The Paradox Of Online “Body Positivity”
It has always sucked to compare yourself to the prettiest girl in school, but it sucks a lot more to feel like everybody else in the entire world is the prettiest girl in school. Read the article here.
Dec 10, 2020
Instagram Influencers Making Guys More Body-Conscious
Young men’s attitudes about body image and fitness can be affected by Instagram influencers, according to a new study. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2020
TikTok Is More Popular Than Instagram Among US Teens, Study Finds
TikTok continues to reign supreme among US teens, according to data from a new study. For the first time, it now surpasses Instagram. Read the article here.
Sep 28, 2020
Warning On Link Between Heavy Instagram Use And Body Image
Spending too much time on Instagram leads to anxiety about body image three months later, according to new research from Federation University. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2020
Why Teens Are Paying $325 For Beat-Up Jackets On Instagram
On the popular social media platform, teenagers and 20-somethings have created a vintage marketplace boasting tattered T-shirts and decades-old denim. Read the article here.
May 11, 2020
How Hip-Hop Royalty Found A New Home On Instagram Live
The pandemic halted in-person gatherings, but a new type of party was born on social media, with rap stars leading the charge. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2020
Study Suggests That Excessive Self-Presentation On Instagram Can Backfire
New research provides evidence that how people present themselves on Instagram can influence how many “likes” they receive. Read the article here.
Feb 18, 2020
Teens Are Deleting Instagrams Almost As Fast As They Post Them
Regularly culling their feeds helps ensure teens are putting their best face forward and youthful transgressions don’t come back to haunt them. Read the article here.
Feb 7, 2020
Teens Have Figured Out How To Mess With Instagram’s Tracking Algorithm
Teenagers are using group accounts to flood Instagram with random user data that can’t be tied to a single person. Read the article here.
Dec 11, 2019
Instagram Now Requires Users To Provide Their Age
Users on Instagram will soon be required to enter their birth date in order to use the social networking app. Read the article here.