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Can Thinspiration Really Be #Banned From Instagram?

Lauren Duca | Posted 10.28.2013 | Women
Lauren Duca

The thinspiration movement won't be done away with by blocking the #thinspo hashtag, and the resilience of pro-ana websites proves that. So, if Insta-bans won't work, what can we do?

A Step Towards Ending 'Thinspiration' On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.18.2013 | Women

In January, the Huffington Post took a look at the thinspiration community on Twitter in light of the company's statements that they had no intention ...

Is YouTube Poised To Become The Next 'Thinspo' Frontier?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.28.2013 | Women

YouTube isn't just home to TV show clips, cute kid videos and animal videos. According to new research, it's also yet another online platform inadvert...

Is Twitter A Breeding Ground For Pro-Anorexia?

Christina Huffington | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women

Not unlike the the disease it promotes, the online pro-anorexia community has a sneaky way of coming back just when you thought you had it beat. Proli...

Why I Quit Pro-Anorexia Sites: "You Slowly Lose Your Grip"

Posted 12.27.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

An alarming number of young women are using dangerous pro-anorexia websites that encourage users to "starve for perfection." Carrie Arnold, blogger at...

It's Been A Big Week For Body Talk

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home

With one of the most pressurized holidays for women almost upon us, it's as good a time as any to ask: what was with all the retrograde news this week...