Social media is addictive, and can be toxic, but is also an accessible platform for artists to share their work – writer Aisha Al-Janabi shares a few of her favourites
Brian Corso’s directorial debut Public Figure is a visually stylish and extremely nuanced look at the public’s growing obsession with social media
Fyre festival was set to be the biggest event of the year, promoted by dozens of industry influencers…until it all went wrong.
Cleaning is the newest weapon in the battle against the highly filtered unreality of lifestyle influencers – Sophia Ashby discusses the success of ‘cleanfluencers’ in an age of materialism
It is no mystery that social media has shaped the way we interact. However, new studies have found that online platforms are contributing to relationships becoming increasingly superficial
Instagram is full of fitness related accounts, but how damaging is ‘fitspiration’? Emma Price looks at the wealth of misinformation spread by influencers, and the impact it has on both mental and physical health
In a follow-up article on the female fitness industry, Emma Price exposes the detrimental impacts male fitness influencers can have on both physical and mental wellbeing
Contributor Elena Bradley explores gendered eating as a concept. Is it a fad or is there stock in it as a social issue?
Ruby Johnston takes to Instagram to shortlist our top 5 Halloween makeup looks for some serious creative inspiration. ‘Cause if you’ve got it, haunt it, honey!
Mancunion arts contributors discuss their favourite pieces of street art currently in Manchester
5 hot selfie spots around Manchester
The social media world can be a minefield of fakery and misconception – The Mancunion looks at the best wholesome accounts online
You could say Jonah’s style isn’t superbad, it’s supergood
Claudia Hedger takes you through the ins and outs of her society, Content Creators
Megan Ritchie writes about how social media filters and edits the University experience so that a damaging glorified image of student life prevails online
With lip fillers being marketed as cheap as a haircut, we examine the unregulated terrain that is the booming UK aesthetic surgery industry.
The #iweigh movement which is spreading across Instagram empowers people by encouraging positivity about life not just body image, Sam Brougham writes that it is crucial in the current climate of mental health.