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Instagram Bullying: How Parents Can Protect Their Child From Abuse On The App

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Parents

“There was a phase at our school when people would create Instagram accounts such as ‘Local slags’ or ’School whores,” one teen told HuffPos...

The Importance Of Social Media

Paul Blanchard | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

What's clear is that social media is not just for shameless self-promoters, bored teenagers or angry trolls. It's an essential tool in raising your profile and reaching out to those you would never ordinarily have the opportunity to. Follow Jacob Rees-Mogg's example, and you stand to benefit hugely.

How Much Celebs Are Rumoured To Get Paid To Post On Instagram, From Kim Kardashian To Zoella

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The highest earners on Instagram have been revealed, with the likes of Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian and Zoella reportedly earning tens of thousands fo...

Why I Document My Dad's Journey Through Dementia On Social Media

Mariel Kirton | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariel Kirton

Dad can't make memories like you and me, so I make them for him with the posts I share on Instagram. I wanted to capture the happy moments to show that, although dementia changes the way he does things, it doesn't prevent him from doing them completely at this stage. He is still the person we have always loved, he is still my dad.

7 Instagram Accounts Inspiring Better Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Instagram has been named as the worst social media app for young people’s mental health. The Royal Society for Public Health asked people aged 14-24...

The Fake Authenticity Movement

Charli Cohen | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech
Charli Cohen

The backlash against curated Insta-perfection has been a hot topic for quite some time now. It would seem that authenticity is the new currency among influencers. But when people start being 'real' because they feel they have to, is it really real? Or is it just doing more damage?

Battle Of The Social Media Platforms - Instagram V Snapchat

Mike Bandar | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Bandar

In the summer of 2016, you likely opened Instagram to quite a surprise: colourful bubbles, full-screen videos, stickers galore...all of it vanishing a...

Is This The Best Group Selfie Ever?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you have the selfie-taking skills of Ellen Degeneres, it’s hard to fit all your pals in one snap. But one group of friends managed it when th...

Sienna Miller Joins Instagram, And Suddenly 2017 Is Looking Up

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Style

Sienna Miller has finally joined the rest of the world on Instagram, and 2017 is suddenly looking up. The 35-year-old British actress shared her first...

10 Tweets That Sum Up The Pain When Instagram Goes Down

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might be forgiven for thinking something devastating had swept across the UK in the last week, with hundreds of people taking to social media to b...

Move Over Zoella: This Woman's Feeding Tube Beauty Looks Are Set To Make Her The Next Big Influencer

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Style

An aspiring makeup artist, with a permanent feeding tube, creates inspirational beauty looks as she enjoys “feeling gorgeous”. Emily Jones, 22, o...

People Are Loving The Lengths This Girl Goes To So Her Boyfriend Can Get The Perfect Photo

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A girlfriend went above and beyond the call of duty to help her boyfriend capture the perfect photo - and became an internet sensation herself in the ...

Vogue Arabia's Latest Cover Is A Major Step Forward For Hijab-Inclusive Fashion

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Style

Vogue Arabia has made a major step forward for hijab-inclusive fashion after revealing Somali-American model Halima Aden as their latest cover star. T...

Why Golden Freckles Are The New Beauty Mark Of 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Style

For many beauty aficionados out there the sun’s arrival this summer will be accompanied by the appearance of a smattering of beautiful freckles. As...

Makeup Artist Criticised For Transforming White Model Into A 'Woman Of Another Culture'

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Style

A makeup artist has been criticised for posting a photo of a beauty look that appeared to transform a white model into a woman of a different race. T...

As The Fyre Festival Fiasco Hits The Courts, What Lessons Can We Learn?

Jules Lund | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Tech
Jules Lund

Festival goers were promised a weekend where they would be rubbing shoulders with the models and celebrity influencers who were promoting the event, including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski.

Madonna Slammed For ‘Narcissistic’ Instagram Post About Manchester Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Madonna has been accused of “narcissism” after she shared an Instagram post paying tribute to to those affected by the Manchester terror attack. T...

Those Perfect Instagram Poses? They're Not Yoga

James Downs | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Downs

In light of this, I am all the more determined to cultivate an ethos of self-acceptance in my classes. I hope to help people reject comparisons with ideals, and dispel any myths around yoga practitioners and teachers as being special, other-worldy, or privy to insights on enlightenment.

Is Instagram Bad For Your Mental Health?

Laura Bell | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech
Laura Bell

The message? It seems pretty loud and clear to me: reduce usage of Instagram to decrease anxiety, low self-esteem and other mental health issues. Whilst Instagram is not the only cause of mental health problems for young people, more and more research is emerging to suggest it certainly contributes.

The Insecurities Of An Insta-Life

Cora Bauer | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cora Bauer

It was New Year's Day and I was feeling awful after seeing everyone's motivational posts and super-toned bodies. I felt overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy and didn't like how I couldn't go to sleep at night or get out of bed in the morning without checking the app.

Instagram 'Most Dangerous' Social Media Platform For Young People's Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Instagram is the most dangerous social media site when it comes to young people’s mental health, new research has claimed. A survey of almost 1,500...

What Makes The Perfect Instagram Post?

Mike Bandar | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Bandar

More than 1.2 million posts have been scheduled through HopperHQ to date - that means we have a lot of data at our fingertips! We thought it would be helpful to analyse this data to find out just what makes the perfect Instagram post. When we say perfect, we mean it terms of getting the most engagement through likes and comments.

Mike Bandar | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Bandar

More than 1.2 million posts have been scheduled through HopperHQ to date - that means we have a lot of data at our fingertips! We thought it would be helpful to analyse this data to find out just what makes the perfect Instagram post. When we say perfect, we mean it terms of getting the most engagement through likes and comments.

Parenting Hack: This Dad Can Stop His Baby Screaming With One Simple Move

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Parents

After finding out that babies in Britain cry more than those in other parts of the world (tell us something we don’t know), we’ve been praying for...

Your Baby Is Beautiful, But You Don't Need Me To Tell You That

Nicola De Maine | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents
Nicola De Maine

No parent wants their child to worry about the way they look or to feel inadequate in anyway, but by placing social media so high on our own agenda we might be unwittingly laying the foundations for our children to grow up plagued by these anxieties.