In the time since the birth of the internet, it has been used for fans of previously niche interests to come together, compile their knowledge of topics, and celebrate their shared enjoyment. Sometimes, these topics can be pretty dark (remember serial killer fan fiction on Tumblr?) or they can revolutionise an entire industry – enter:
Earlier this year, photographer Mathieu Stern discovered a time capsule dating back to the early 1900s in his family home. The 120-year-old box held a little girl’s cherished possessions, including a paper doll, seashell, and two glass plate negatives. Stern decided to develop the photographs using Cyanotype, one of the earliest printing processes that was prevalent well into the 20th century, and revealed images of the child’s pets. The photographer chronicled the entire endeavor in a video, which you can find on his YouTube and Instagram, and check out the finished prints of the furry companions below. (via PetaPixel)
Thousands of people have signed petitions demanding the release of Tianna Arata, a 20-year-old Black Lives Matter activist who’s been imprisoned for 15 years for arranging a rally in California against police brutality. After a demonstration last Friday (August 7) protesting the charges, the hashtag #FreeTianna went viral on Twitter, as more people attempted to bring attention to the case. Videos of Arata’s arrest have been widely circulatedhellip;read more raquo;
On Friday, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion dropped the video for their new single “WAP.” A visual feast for beauty lovers, the video featured look after fire look from Cardi’s supersized chain link pony to pink bejewelled manicures.
Now Cardi’s make-up artist
According to Business Insider, one botnet manager – who runs a network of 500,000 Instagram accounts – has already receivedhellip;read more raquo;
Jackie Aina is on board to star in and executive produce a new documentary centring on Black social media influencers who are changing the mainstream beauty industry.
Social Beauty will give an exclusive look at the lives of these women as well as feature candid conversations with beauty editors, celebrity make-up artists, and brand executives to examine the impact of influencers on changing the industry's perception of beauty.