Starbucks Barista Is Deliberately Destroying Customers' Instagram Hopes And Dreams

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

To create the perfect Instagram photo of your Starbucks drink you need three things: a perfectly poured beverage, a tranquil background and of course,...

If You Haven't Heard Of Prisma, Here's Why It Should Be On Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Tech

While it’s understandably difficult to see anything that isn’t Pokemon Go related at the moment may we draw your attention away just a brief momen...

Art History Revisonism Through Fashion: The Rise Of Visual Experimentation On Instagram

Lou Mensah | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Style
Lou Mensah

Credit 'Queen of Christian' by Edwin Antonio PhotoVogue featuring Dior Shoes EAS © Original painting, Frederic Leighton, Flaming June,1895, Museo de ...

How Selena Gomez Edits Her Instagram Selfies

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Style

Selena Gomez’s selfie game is seriously strong (she is the most-followed person on Instagram, after all), so any insight into her social media secre...

16 Pictures Of Chocolate That Will Make You Forget Your Diet Instantly

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We should never need an excuse to dive head first into a melt-in-the-middle chocolate pudding (with extra chocolate sauce). But 7 July is National Ch...

Travel Photography on Instagram

Stuart Forster | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Instagram, the popular photography sharing app, currently has more than 500 million active users. For travellers that means an array of pictorial insights from which to draw inspiration. You'll find selfies, landscapes, cityscapes and carefully arranged food photos. Some accounts show holiday snaps while other streams display travel images by professional photographers.

It's Not At All Creepy That Facebook Uses Your Geo-Location To Find New Friends

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

This article has since been updated with a new quote from Facebook confirming they do not use geo-location data to suggest new friends. Facebook has...

Social Sports: Four Ways Sports Can Engage and Entertain on Social Media

Tamara Littleton | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech
Tamara Littleton

Sports brands and organisations can use social media, not only as a way to keep fans updated with the latest news, but to get others interested in sports. It's not just about promoting the team, and by extension its brand, it's about having conversations that build lasting relationships with people. Using social media, sports stars, teams and brands can keep fans invested in sport all year round.

This Home Birth Photo Reportedly Keeps Being Removed From Instagram

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some may find the image in this article graphic. A birth photographer is refusing to stop sharing one of her home birth photos, despite clai...

The Hashtag Football Hooligans of Euro 2016

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

I just wanted to impress my new French friends I like kick-offs. In football stadiums. Where they belong. It's the unofficial ones where people kick...

Astronaut Tim Peake's Most Stunning Instagram Pictures Taken In Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

British astronaut Major Tim Peake is returning to earth at 10.15 BST on Saturday after having spent six months on the International Space Station. Des...

This Illustrator Captures Our Obsession With Instagram Beauty

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Style

Flawlessly contrived selfies, beauty hauls and inspirational quotes appear to make up the backbone of many women's Instagram posts - but one brilliant...

Put the Phone Down: How the Internet Is Killing Our Manners

Naomi Cooper | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Cooper

Today's amazing technology means we can easily keep in touch with friends and family abroad and share our life experiences with our nearest and dearest, but it comes at a price. Our text conversations have jumped over to real life as we shun the use of please and thank you and speak in abbreviations.

Instagramming Your Life Actually Makes You Happier

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech

You may eye-roll the friend who constantly Instagrams their lunch/shoes/kewl street graffiti, but turns out they are actually having the last laugh. A...

The Sheer Amount of Racism on Social Media Is Exhausting

Rhammel Afflick | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Rhammel Afflick

What we really need is for social giants like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to take a real stake in fostering a culture change. I'm talking about something that's developed by and for black people because I'm bored of calling people out and feeling alone. It's emotionally distressing and it's time we had some progressive backing.

The Politics Of Digital Discourse: It's Getting Emoji-onal

Olivia Petter | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Tech
Olivia Petter

I enjoy emojis just as much as the next smartphone-obsessed millennial; while I'm delighted that I will soon be able to illustrate my english breakfast in full (bacon, sausages and eggs are just some of the new inclusions), I can't help but feel slightly concerned by the rate at which emojis seem to be monopolising the way we communicate.

How Instagram Taught Me to Love My Body

Emily Buchanan | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Tech
Emily Buchanan

After all, platforms like Instagram allow us to choose the content we consume, so instead of being battered over the head by the body shaming bumf of traditional women's magazines, I've carefully curated a community that reaffirms my self worth rather than systemically dismantling it.

27-Year-Old Travels The World With Hilarious 'Mom I'm Fine' Sign

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

No matter how old we get our mums always worry about us, especially if we're going travelling. But Jonathan Kubben Quiñonez, from Brussels, has found...

How to Bring Back the Human Touch to Our Food Culture? With an App, of Course

Maria Kivimaa | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Tech
Maria Kivimaa

On one hand, our food culture is thriving like never before. On the other, for or many of us, food is a source of anxiety rather than nourishment and pleasure. It's evolved into a controversial 'thing' to either obsess over or give zero f***s about while stuffing your face and arteries with yet another unhappy meal at the drive-through.

Instagram's #RunwayForAll Campaign Celebrates Diversity, And It's Awesome

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Style

Instagram is joining the conversation about diversity in fashion with an incredible new campaign. Every day this week, the social media app is sharing...

There's Something Not Quite Right About Amanda Holden's Holiday Snap

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Amanda Holden has wasted no time in getting away from it all now her ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judging responsibilities are out of the way. And jus...

THE GBF: Available Now

Stephen Bailey | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I AM NOT A HANDBAG. Oh wait, you have no idea what I'm speaking about just yet. I have been doing A LOT of gigs all over the UK recently and it is al...

Iranian Models Forced To Cover Up & Publicly Declare Regret

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK

A top Iranian model has been charged with “promoting western promiscuity” after posting pictures of herself on Instagram without a headscarf. Elha...

These Are The Travel Instagrammers You Need To Be Following

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Style

When we want to get into a summery frame of mind, nothing brings us there faster than a quick trawl through some of our favourite Instagram accounts. ...

Has the Internet Hardwired You With Bad Habits?

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Tech
Daisy May Sitch

I literally look down all the time. We have become a look down generation, void of eye contact and passing conversation. I can't walk to or from the station/office/shop/pub without checking my notifications which then spark an urgency to respond and engage. I'm dismissive of, and frustrated by strangers. I'm grumpy and permanently tired.