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Instagram’s pronouns feature is fine – but it won’t stop anti-trans abuse
But at least the person harassing me know they’re using the wrong pronouns!

Harron Walker

13, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Instagram offers users a dedicated profile section to share pronouns
A pre-approved list of pronouns are offered, but users can fill out a form to add more, which can be shared with followers only or publicly

Kari Paul

12, May, 2021 @10:18 PM

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GCSE and A-level papers being sold on social media for £1
The papers from last year’s cancelled exams are being used by many schools in England this summer

Sally Weale

12, May, 2021 @8:52 AM

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Instagram has looked deep into my soul – and I really don’t like what it has found there | Zoe Williams
Its algorithm suggests I am most interested in jewellery, luxury goods, electronic music, love and emotions. Nothing could be further from the truth

Zoe Williams

10, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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It’s just pants: ads for skimpy men’s underwear too racy for media giants
Retailer Moot fears for future of its business as TV and web companies remove its promotions

Priya Elan

08, May, 2021 @1:17 PM

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Tony Williams loses contract with US club over comments backing former NRL teammate Jarryd Hayne
Williams targeted Hayne’s victim on Instagram, questioning the woman’s truthfulness and the justice system

Mike Hytner

07, May, 2021 @7:05 AM

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Researchers find frogmouth is world’s most Instagrammable bird
A study of likes on the photo-sharing app has (perhaps surprisingly) deemed the Australian and south-east Asian native ‘most aesthetically appealing’

Matilda Boseley

30, Apr, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Social media sites warned over risky investment offers
City watchdog flags up platforms such as YouTube and TikTok in promoting investments to inexperienced consumers

Rupert Jones

20, Apr, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Priti Patel v Facebook is the latest in a 30-year fight over encryption
Governments have been clashing with tech companies for decades over user privacy

Alex Hern

19, Apr, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Mark Zuckerberg, the modern Bond villain, is now coming for your children | Rebecca Nicholson
Instagram for kids? If the billionaire catches them early, he’ll have them for life

Rebecca Nicholson

17, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘In this world, social media is everything’: how Dubai became the planet’s influencer capital
Once a small port on the edge of a desert, Dubai is now a magnet for reality stars and a jet set crowd looking to beat the vaccine queue. But do the filtered images tell the whole story?

Ruth Michaelson

17, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Photo-sharing is back: how social media has framed the pandemic
Pictures of pubs and haircuts as UK Covid restrictions eased highlight how our digital lives have changed

Esther Addley

16, Apr, 2021 @1:11 PM

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