social media Articles
Dean John-Wilson on theatre representation, social media, and vocal coaching
The Mancunion sits down with West End star Dean John-Wilson, who is currently starring in the UK tour of The King and I – his first time on the road in 12 years
The wellness myth in the age of social media
We ask what exactly wellness means today, and why it has become such a cultural obsession driven by the internet and celebrities.
Gomez goss, Bieber fever and the frightening power of TikTok clicks
TikTok has propelled celebrity gossip and status to new heights, with the Gomez-Bieber feud being the tip of the iceberg.
Does Length Matter? A dive into the modern music industry
Is TikTok ruining the music industry? Are fans asking to much? Do artists have any creative control? We explore the recent shifts and progressions in the music industry
Musk Off: Why Twitter’s acquisition won’t save discussion
Elon Musk’s ill-advised Twitter purchase will do nothing to help the failing platform
Review: Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Javaad Alipoor returns to HOME with Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World, an abstract work about the murder of Fereydoun Farrokhzad
Who is Olivier Rousteing? The designer making fashion history
We profile the acclaimed designer Olivier Rousteing, celebrating his life and work at Balmain across the years
In Conversation with Crawlers
Serena catches up with Crawlers in Liverpool to discuss social media, eyeliner, upcoming tours, gigs and tracks
How long will we ‘BeReal’ for?: The rise of trending new app
Everyone on campus seems to have BeReal at the moment, so we explore why the app is so popular, and how long it is likely to last
MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z
MANIFF 2022: Examining a generation raised on social media, this documentary takes a dive into some of the most troubling aspects of Gen Z’s technological addictions.
Agony Aunt Angela: Am I good enough?
“I feel bloated all the time; my skin is so gross, and my clothes don’t look right.” Can Aunt Angela tackle the effects of social media?
Free the Nipple: A History of the Bra
A comprehensive history of the bra, from corsets, bandeaus and nylon to under wiring, Victoria’s Secret and the ‘free the nipple’ movement
Social media kills music? – The Snuts release Zuckerpunch
The Mancunion take a deep dive into the new Snuts single and their iconic individuality! Well worth a read!
A Tough Act to Follow: In conversation with Jony Sios
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews influencer, artist and performer Jony Sios in the seventh feature of his social media series
Richard Prince: Social media and copyright
Alienor Bombarde explores the Richard Prince controversy and what it reveals about privacy in our time
‘I like big books and I cannot lie’: Behind the bookstagram
Books and Instagram are an unlikely match but bookstagrams continue to grow in popularity in the UK. We spotlight another account for the second article in our series on UK based bookstagrams.
The rise of the bookstagram over lockdown
Bookstagrams have been on the rise in the past few years and especially over the recent UK lockdowns. To find out more about the trend we chatted with the people behind a recently founded books Instagram account.
A Tough Act to Follow: In conversation with Joe Polito
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews influencer, model, digital creator and Production Assistant Joe Polito in the third feature of his social media series
Is this the end of the ‘Age of the Influencer’?
Aimee Butler explores whether current social media stars should be as idolised as they are, due to their most recent questionable behaviour during the coronavirus pandemic
Under the influence: Emma Campbell
The very first ‘Under the Influence’ with Manchester-based lifestyle blogger and influencer, Emma Campbell