A lovely reminder to love yourself for who you are.

Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own. We all do it, compare our lives to people we see online. But please be weary of this, scrolling through instagram getting jealous of someone’s hair, face, waist whatever is detrimental to your self esteem. I admire something in everyone I meet so if you need a […]…

What does the term ‘Instafamous’ mean to you?

Most young girls today strive towards being #instafamous by posting photos of them with their best angle accompanied by listless tags i.e. #follow4follow #beautiful #flawless #instafamous. But does this really make you #instafamous? Predominantly  for young teenage girls, ‘Instafamous’ usually means models, celebrities, and bloggers. Instagram has become a photo-sharing medium whereby one individual can transform…

The power of social networking in today’s Digital Native.

It is clear that social media has served as a communicative platform for all individuals to market themselves as almost their own personal brand. Today, we are driven by a digital media world whereby the ‘institutional gatekeepers in traditional media’ (M. Strano, H. Hrachovec, F. Sudweeks and C. Ess (eds),2012) are nonexistent. Audiences, also known as ‘online beings’…

What defines beautiful on Instagram?

How might one define beautiful in today’s world? H0w might one distinguish someone’s beauty online? Is it dependent on the filter one uses or the flawless skin and perfectly proportioned body one seems to have? Cara Delevigne is seen to be a perfect ambassador for this campaign. She is passionate, independent and true to herself. The…

Kim Kardashian – A falsified illusion of beauty.

What is so fascinating about Kim Kardashian that she has an 84.3 Million following on Instagram? Is it her fifty-one million dollars net worth that everyone wants to see what she spends her money on? Or, is it her shameless attitude to basically showcase her glorified, naked body to the public? It is clear here Kim…