Research + News | Topic: Instagram
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.
Nov 19, 2019
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.
Nov 18, 2019
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.