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  1. the algorithm
    So This Is How TikTok Knows So Much About YouA new report from The Wall Street Journal looks into the app’s much-discussed algorithm.
  2. duh
    Shockingly, No One Thinks ‘Instagram for Kids’ Is a Good IdeaForty-four attorneys general are urging Mark Zuckerberg to please abandon his plans for a 13-and-under version of the app.
  3. the future
    Wild Speculation: A Series About What Comes NextWhat we’ll take with us when the pandemic ends.
  4. poses a problem
    Posing for Photos Doesn’t Have to Be AwkwardThese TikTok tutorials are here to help.
  5. second acts
    How My Life Changed (and Didn’t) After Writing a BookYou can have all the second acts you want, but you’ll always be yourself.
  6. style
    No Sleep Till SidetalkTwo NYU students host the city’s best 60-second talk show.
  7. tiktok
    The Best TikTok Astrology AccountsYou don’t need to know what time you were born to enjoy these accounts.
  8. clubhouse
    Everything You Need to Know About ClubhouseWhy do I need to be invited?
  9. tiktok
    The Best TikTokers to FollowI want to be friends with these women, and you will, too.
  10. celebrity
    Just Vibe With Kyle MacLachlanOn his delightful TikTok account.
  11. celebrity
    This Is the World’s Strongest Argument for Deleting InstagramPamela Anderson announced, via a gorgeous poem, that she is never posting again … and made it feel very glamorous and aspirational.
  12. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: DoomscrollingMaybe Twitter was the right platform for a year of overwhelming pain and absurdity.
  13. afterimages
    Our Shared UnsharingInstagram couldn’t handle 2020 either.
  14. social media
    The Happiest Man on TwitterChatting with Gerald Stratford, the British retiree who’s become famous for his big veg.
  15. how i get it done
    How a Model Turned Muay-Thai Fighter Gets It DoneTalking to Mia Kang about Zoom photo shoots, blocking trolls, and self-soothing with skin care.
  16. tiktok
    Please Do Not Try the ‘Benadryl Challenge’The FDA has issued a warning against the dangerous TikTok trend, which has landed several teens in the hospital.
  17. the cut podcast
    Rich People ProblemsOn The Cut podcast, why we can’t stop looking at rich people … and why we haven’t eaten them yet.
  18. tiktok
    Wait, Is TikTok Actually Going to Be Banned?The Trump administration is moving to ban TikTok, unless a “very American” company buys it. Here’s where things stand now.
  19. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  20. politics
    What’s Going on With the Conways?Kellyanne Conway and her husband have both stepped down from their positions — a day after their daughter tweeted she was seeking emancipation.
  21. tiktok
    Guessing This Won’t Become the Next TikTok TrendThe internet has responded in horror to a clip of a woman leaping into the Hudson River in NYC.
  22. the internet
    Wait, But I Just Got a TikTokWTF are Instagram “Reels”?
  23. very online
    This Scientist Twitter Drama Is WildMeTooStem founder BethAnn McLaughlin admitted to inventing a colleague and saying she’d died of COVID-19.
  24. keeping up with the royals
    Anyway, Here’s Prince Harry’s Embarrassing Old Instagram HandleStars, they’re just like us.
  25. tiktok
    The Trump Administration Is Considering Banning TikTokThe U.S. opened a national-security investigation into the app last year.
  26. power
    Is It Dangerous to Post Pictures of Protesters’ Faces?As images from protests circulate online, some fear that individuals will become targets.
  27. cut chats
    Patia Borja Wants You to Educate YourselfIn conversation with the woman behind the master list of resources on how to dismantle systemic racism that’s taken over Instagram.
  28. social media
    Instagram Is Scrambling to Release a Feature to Memorialize Dead UsersThe social-media company says the pandemic has prompted it to aim for an early release.
  29. fundraising
    Gucci Invites Artists to Help FundraiseIncluding photographer Derek Ridgers, who contributed pictures of “what life was like before.”
  30. big baby
    The Big Baby Knows How to LiveBig Baby is a lifestyle icon.
  31. recommendations
    Relax With a Loving Chihuahua SerenadeWatch Malinda Herman sing to her tiny dog. Again. And again.
  32. instagram
    I Love Your Crappy ContentThe constant, mundane updates from isolation have made Instagram fun again.
  33. sure why not
    CGI Influencer ‘Consciously Uncoupling’ From Human BoyfriendLil Miquela and her alive boy, Nick, are no more.
  34. called out
    Please Log Off, the Pope BegsFor the love of God, literally.
  35. instagram
    Could You Survive a Day at the Museum of Ice Cream With No Phone?What is Instagram’s favorite pop-up museum like … without Instagramming? One woman’s harrowing attempt to find out.
  36. crime
    For Hours, Photos of a 17-Year-Old Girl’s Brutal Murder Were on InstagramMonths after Bianca Devins was killed, the suspect in the case has pleaded guilty to her murder.
  37. social media
    Where to Follow All of the Cut’s Editors During Fashion WeekWe’re everywhere!
  38. an investigation
    Wait — What Instagram Ads Do Men See?A dive into uncharted targeted-ad territory.
  39. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  40. social media
    Amish Teens Are on TikTok, and It’s Probably OkayAmish TikTok users seem so much like an oxymoron, but that’s what makes them popular.
  41. follow me
    The Couple That Fakes Their Own Paparazzi Photos“We started it as sort of a joke. But now it is getting serious.”
  42. the future issue
    In 2029, I’ll Regret All My Hand-wringing Over Social MediaI now find myself questioning the moral imperative for women to avoid vanity and sidestep aesthetic fantasies.
  43. social media
    Instagram Is Banning Plastic-Surgery-Effect FiltersThe platform announced that it will be removing “all effects associated with plastic surgery.”
  44. broken brain
    This Kitchenware Video Is the Most Dramatic Film I’ve Ever SeenDifficult as it may be to believe, the Le Creuset x Star Wars collab video is not a parody.
  45. @tavitulle
    Who Would Tavi Gevinson Be Without Instagram?Confessions from inside the algorithm.
  46. close friends
    The Story of Caroline Calloway & Her Ghostwriter NatalieSeven years after I met the infamous Instagram star, I’m ready to tell my side of the story.
  47. not for me
    Meet the UnfluencersNotes on the people ruining vacations, golden lattes, and wide-leg pants everywhere.
  48. k-beautiful
    5 Korean Beauty Influencers to FollowLike and subscribe.
  49. inspiring
    I’m Deeply Inspired by Channing Tatum’s Reason for Leaving Social MediaI, too, have no good ideas anymore.
  50. hauntings
    At Last, You Can Own a Hyper-Realistic Doll Version of a Vlogger’s BabyIt can be yours for the reasonable price of $340.
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