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instagram that shit

Et Tu, Beyoncé? Singer’s Latest Instagram Pic Looks Photoshopped

Beyoncé, wiggly iPhone and all. (Screengrab via instagram.com/beyonce)

This shouldn’t surprise us, because Beyoncé keeps tighter control of her image than pretty much any other star. But it’s still disappointing to learn that her latest Instagram photo appears to have been edited for maximum ***flawless-ness.

The telltale signs: the iPhone and wine glass on the table both look warped. This makes it seem like the singer (or more likely, her “people”) used editing software to alter her thigh. Or she just likes her pinot from an oblong glass! It’s impossible to tell. Read More

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Yes, You Can Use Instagram Direct For Sexting (As Long As Your Friends Aren’t Narcs)

Kevin Systrom addresses the unwashed masses. (Photo: Getty)

It’s been an hour since this morning’s presser ended, so you’ve probably heard about Instagram Direct and all the wondrous features it is bringing to your smartphone. You can use it for secret picture messages! You can pick and choose the recipients! You can exclude people to make yourself feel important!

But the question on everyone’s minds, or at least the minds of the people who read this blog, or at the very least the minds of the people who write this blog, is this: can you use it for sexting? Read More

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Heroin-Glorifying Instagrams Force Us to Retract All Previous Complaints About Brunch Photos

yummmmmmmm.

Ugh—this is so bad, it makes us want to take back all the disapproving things we’ve ever said about brunch on Instagram. We’d happily take another 149 pics of Hollondaise sauce than this Instagram discovery via Motherboard, wherein heroin addicts and other users share photos of their drug habits under tags like #nodsquad, #shootingup and #junkiesofig.

Really puts our irritation with filter-y snaps of eggs Benedict in perspective. Read More