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Yep, I Started An Instagram Account For My 5-Year-Old Son

Zach Rosenberg | Posted 08.21.2014 | Parents
Zach Rosenberg

Part social experiment, part artistic expression and part introduction to modern digital life, I think that opening an Instagram account for my son will be fun for the both of us.

Why Does Everyone Have to Be Beautiful?

Heather Creekmore | Posted 08.21.2014 | Women
Heather Creekmore

Freedom from our body loathing won't come from taking more confident selfies, giving Barbie a double chin or determining to love ourselves better by posting unflattering pictures on Instagram. These are all ways we focus more on ourselves and our obsessions, not less.

Arielle Caputo Is on the Front Lines of Teen Suicide

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Gordy Grundy

In our times of great uncertainty and powerlessness, Arielle Caputo took action for the needy in the most admirable way. She does not have the luxury to write a check. Instead, she simply and humbly produced good deeds, which began to ripple far and wide.

8 Steps To Breathe New Life Into An Old Bicycle (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

So you inherited your mom's bike from the 80s. It rides well enough, but it looks a little bit too much like, well, your mom's bike from the 80s. Or, ...

An App That Provides (Usually Embarrassing) Blasts From the Past

Georgina Beven | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology
Georgina Beven

Over time, my Timehop app and I have developed a passionate love/hate relationship. I love looking at everything I have posted to social media in the past, but I hate being reminded of how embarrassing I once was.

Here's How an Amateur Used Instagram to Become a Successful Pro Photographer

Michael Price | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

In life we tend to look at the success of others and wonder if our story could ever resemble theirs. So many people turn the other cheek and accept a life of mediocrity, but it doesn't have to be this way. Chris Ozer proves that where there's a will there's a way.

Instagram Sure Was Shady This Week

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.17.2014 | Style

Oh Instagram, we'll never stop scrolling. Summer may be drawing to a close, but bloggers, designers and all of our favorite fashionistas have real...

Against All Odds: From Iraq to Silicon Valley

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Imagine a life where you are not allowed to be creative and you have no idea that you are not living up to your full potential or that a better life is attainable? Despite our daily challenges, few reading this would ever be able to fully understand such a reality.

5 Cocktail Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste

C'mon: From the gorgeous glassware to the fresh fruit garnishes, cocktails are begging for a close-up.

The Only Kardashian (Jenner) You Need To Keep Up With

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.10.2014 | Style

Kylie Jenner is one kool kat. The reality star, who turns 17 today, has got some serious edge to her style. She skipped out on those awkward teen ...

We Guarantee You've Never Seen Emojis Like These Before

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Attention queer women: there may very soon be emojis -- like a fish taco, a turkey baster and a U-Haul moving truck -- just for you! From designer ...

An Instagram Worth a Thousand Likes: What Our Photos Are Really Saying About Us

Valerie Lee | Posted 08.08.2014 | College
Valerie Lee

Within the flurry of social medias, it's unsurprising that Instagram has steadily gained clout over other popular platforms. How else could the phrase "selfie" blossom? Underneath who-knows-how-many layers of Lo-Fi and Valencia filters, the answer -- quite literally -- is staring us in the face.

Talking on Sunshine; WX GEEKS, the Weather Channel's New Sunday Show

Julia LeStage | Posted 08.08.2014 | Green
Julia LeStage

All weather talk is good talk as far as I am concerned. It is also human talk. Checking the forecast on multiple platforms is an American pastime, but staying around to discuss the weather on any platform is a different thing altogether.

10 Travelgasmic Instagram Accounts: Best Travel Instagram Accounts to Follow

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

If visual story-telling doesn't make you want to hop on a plane, train, or road trip, I don't know what will.

NYC Photographer Leverages Instagram to Plot the Future of Marketing

Michael Price | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

In the past two years Instagram has shot to mainstream popularity. For those who may have just recently jumped on the bandwagon, you may not know that Instagrams' early adopters were photographers.

Invisible Ink: What We Unknowingly Reveal About Ourselves on Social Media

Catherine Zinger | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Zinger

Social media has made me more self-aware of the unspoken messages I'm sending about myself and while I can't claim to have it all figured out just yet, I can say publicly that I am very much a work in progress as I seek to balance what I say on my blog and social media feeds versus what I keep for my private groups.

The Best Summer Food Porn (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste

Summer food makes us wish the season would last forever.

All's Fair in Love and Social Media

L.T. Brady | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
L.T. Brady

My husband works so hard that he often finds it difficult to keep his eyes open once he gets home. I decided to entertain myself while my better half caught some much deserved shut eye, and thus the Instagram account @MySleepingHusband was born.

There Are Few Things Better Than Good Shoe Porn

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.03.2014 | Style

Let's face it, shoes are everyone's guilty pleasure. Shoe porn, as it were, comes in all shapes, sizes and colors and it definitely isn't limited ...

Media Cleanse: Results Guaranteed

Lauren Del Turco | Posted 07.31.2014 | Women
Lauren Del Turco

When girls grow up believing we are our appearance, and when the media glorifies -- and bombards us with -- an appearance that is so unrealistic, we are set up for dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and a less-fulfilled life.

These Photos Will Forever Change How You See Philadelphia

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

Hometown pride runs deep at stadiums, on college campuses and, naturally, on Instagram. Take the photo project #PhillyHomePortrait, for example. T...

Who'll Come First, Internet Jesus or Cyber Adolf?

Jim Treacy | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Conditions are rife for a global revolution, with channels to drive one ever strengthening. All that's missing is a charismatic leader to pull the strings. History imparts that person will arrive. Pray for goodness because it could be evil.

A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

To 'Like' or Not to 'Like': The Facebook 10 Commandments

Courtney Garcia | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.

16 Instagram Accounts Every Pit Bull Lover Should Follow

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.08.2014 | Green

It's #PitBullWeek here at HuffPost, a time to celebrate the often overlooked and under-appreciated pups that many have come to know and love. Whil...