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Your Instagrams Are Richard Prince Artworks

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

American artist Richard Prince's current show at Gagosian Gallery in New York, "New Portraits," features 37 images taken from other peoples' Instagram accounts, which have been enlarged to roughly 4 x 6 feet and printed on canvas.

The Beauty of Consumption: Thoughts on Food Porn

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 10.01.2014 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

Why are we, as humans, so obsessed with taking and sharing photos of our food? As a makeup artist, I have been pondering this question as it also applies to beauty.

Stop Telling Me Not To Instagram My Food

Thrillist | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste

It trumps sifting through old Yelp reviews and Foursquare check-ins. It's an up-to-date passport of your life & times.

The 10 Best Snowboarding Instagrams

Max Gladwell | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Max Gladwell

In the old days, we'd transition to winter sports with print magazines and the annual release of new snowboarding films. Today, we have smartphones and Instagram to keep us stoked on a daily basis.

Don't Lose the Moment for the Shot

David Sable | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
David Sable

I love taking pictures. In fact, I have been a photography junkie since I had my first Kodak Brownie back in the last century.

Our Instagram-Filtered Double Life

Shanell Mouland | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

First, the scene: An apple orchard. Piles of children tripping over the apples discarded on the ground by piles of other children. Grumpy dads and iPhone-wielding moms taking pictures to prove their children do seasonally appropriate activities in seasonally appropriate attire.

The Facade of Social Media

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 09.29.2014 | Media
Mahogany Clayton

We are trained by the media tycoons to stay in tuned with what they deem relevant. With facts like these, it is not shocking that we run to our own individual social media accounts for comfort and acceptance.

Instagram Reportedly Blocked In China Amid Hong Kong Protests

Reuters | By Ryan Vlastelica | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, a...

I'm No Longer Addicted to Giving Up Facebook!

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

After announcing my liberation from Facebook, I'd get all kinds of kudos and fan mail from people who told me I was a hero, a revolutionary, fighting the Orwellian shackles that Zuckerberg had chained us with.

The Twins That Have Way More Swagger Than You

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 09.28.2014 | Style

Fashionable kids get us every single time. Their impeccable wardrobes and stylish little attitudes are generally too cute for words, and these twins a...

How to Encourage Customers to Tell Their Stories in Social Media

Peter Friedman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Peter Friedman

End radio silence in your social channels Storytelling is the oldest form of marketing, whether on cave walls, on chairs in a general store, or in th...

The Greatest Picture I Never Took

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

I began to wonder if I've started "chasing memories" -- deliberately manipulating our actions and behaviors so as to capture the perfect shot.

Tech Savvy Doesn't Mean Tech Skilled

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Don't fall for the false notion that giving your children an iPad or smartphone or allowing them to sign up for social media before they are legally allowed to will put them in the luxury car of the technology train.

Wu-Tang's Inspectah Deck on Tech, Race and Politics

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

It's been a particularly abundant whirlwind several days as one thinks about recent events within pop culture as they intersect with tech.

Even Big, Brave Cops Can't Resist Posing With Puppies

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News

Fair citizens, have no fear! These quirky cops are here to serve, protect, and definitely delight. The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police Force in Icel...

The Incredibly Romantic Story Of An Engaged Couple Who Met On Instagram

BRIDES | Posted 09.22.2014 | Weddings

by Terri Pous for BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Bethany Olson We've seen couples who planned their entire wedding on Pinterest and others that met...

10 Outrageous Tinder Profiles

Dieter Holger | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Dieter Holger

The mobile dating app Tinder has made a splash with its simplicity, quick accessibility to people in an immediate area, and a recent sexist scandal. ...

Where's the Dildo? Part Deux

Jenny Block | Posted 09.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

I decided I had to know more about the Subtle Dildo project. So I reached out via Instagram. Within 24-hours, I was talking to the folks behind Subtle Dildo. So, here's the scoop. Everything you wanted to know about the dildo version of Where's Waldo.

Instagram Wants You To Know It's Fall

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 09.21.2014 | Style

So Anna Wintour's favorite season might not be fall, but it is definitely ours. Curious to know who else enjoys the season? Instagram. Duh. Though...

If This Isn't The Most Charming Way To Travel, We Don't Know What Is

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

If you're a good traveler, you arrive at your destination with the best camera -- or camera app -- around. If you're a great traveler, you draw it. ...

This Social Media Heartthrob Is A Poet. And He Just Brought Poetry's Sexy Back.

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

Meet Tyler Knott Gregson. A photographer, author and buddhist who also happens to be one of the hottest poets in pop culture today thanks to social...

365 Paintings for Ants, A Miniaturist Project by Artist Lorraine Loots

Gareth Pon | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Gareth Pon

Lorraine Loots, a miniaturist painter from Cape Town, South Africa started a 365 day project on the 1st of January 2013. She decided to do one miniatu...

4 Ways Social Media Can Undermine Girls and Women

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Teenage girls and adult women are often emotionally bruised when social media becomes their North Star for finding meaning and purpose in life. There are limits to what social media can positively provide and female users who do not understand these limits may struggle in a variety of ways.

Art Versus Tech in San Francisco

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.17.2014 | San Francisco
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art and tech are not in competition with each other. The art market stands at a momentous turning point. Thanks to e-commerce and social media, the old isolated gallery world no longer dictates an artist's success.

11 Teens You Should Follow On Instagram Immediately

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.18.2014 | Teen

Instagram's the new shopping mall; it's where all the cool kids are hanging out. But in a sea of selfies and mediocre sunsets on the beach, how do you...