Tag Archives: instagram

Don’t fear the mess

We live in a world obsessed with perfection. With the rise of social media programs designed to showcase our lives to the world through series of comments, snippets, and photos, we pick the best, add a filter, and publish. Much like Photoshop allows an artist or photographer to erase the blemishes, tidy up the blurred lines, tone, tighten, and brighten, …

Instagram Removes #Curvy; The World Continues to ‘Fear’ Bigger People

In a move that has caused a shitstorm on social media, it became known recently that Instagram removed the popular hashtag, #curvy, from their site. Even if it is used, people will be unable to search for images with this particular word. I don’t normally share videos, but Meghan Tonjes, a vlogger and musician that I admire, sums this up …