Photos that demonstrate how the social media platform also functions as an artistic space.
Maybe for some people—but there's a limit to how much commercial images can do.
The #curvyyoga movement has attracted tens of thousands of followers who know the activity can be good for everyone.
Posting teen angst poetry and being part of an active commenting community helped Christine Friar digest the garden-variety pain of growing up, and—unbeknownst to her at the time—curbed the loneliness of being raised by one sick parent and one caretaker parent.
Many viewers of “Marvelous Sugar Baby” made it clear they were oblivious to the history of enslavement and abuse—in Walker’s art and this country—when they turned the installation into just another cheap form of entertainment. But that’s nothing new.
WhatsApp, Oculus, Instagram, Tumblr: These are just some of the technology companies recently valued at $1 billion or more. Whether we’re in a start-up bubble or not nobody can agree on, but one thing is certain: We have no idea what the future looks like, and an investment today could result in huge profits tomorrow.
With the rise of the invisible economy, the value of social media companies is judged less on their products than on their ability to attract users like you.