Research + News | Topic: Instagram

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.

Warning On Link Between Heavy Instagram Use And Body Image

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Instagram Just Took Its Divisive ‘Hidden Likes’ Experiment Global

Instagram announced it’s expanding its test of hidden likes to users around the world. Read the article here.

Teens Are Calling Themselves “Ugly” On TikTok. It’s Not As Depressing As You Think

Instagram is a beauty pageant. TikTok is where kids are free to be mediocre. Read the article here.