A recent study has linked Instagram use with increased symptoms of orthorexia nervosa, an eating disorder associated with obsessive healthy eating.
Complaining about your symptoms on social media might be more useful than you think.
Network pioneer Michelle Girvan asks how her field of research reflects and is reflected in our social lives. Girvan discusses how social media websites like Facebook, which have dramatically transformed the nature of human interactions, are invaluable to scientists because they generate and store massive amounts of Big Data which can be used to gain new insights […]
How does light transform through photography? Mobile photography has become a global medium and an established form of visual communication. In the lead up to Light and Dark Matters, Oliver Lang invites you and your mobile phone camera to capture the transformational effects of light and share them on Instagram. In a special event, a selection […]
From speed and endurance to cognitive limits, Anne Petzold takes a look at just how far humans can go…
Twitter spreads misinformation and adds little to political debate, so how useful is it? …
How can the social media revolution shape the way we access healthcare? …
Budding entomologists might want to think about casting aside butterfly net and pooter. A paper published in ZooKeys last week reports the discovery of a new species of lacewing, Semachrysa jade. But the unusual thing about this new insect was that it was first spotted not in the field but on Flickr. Insect biosystematist Shaun […]
Things are all atwitter in the social networking sphere after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took the risky decision to float a proportion of shares for the site last week. Although this may not have been as successful as planned, social networking sites are constantly accessible, incredibly popular and seem to be unavoidable. Following revelations earlier […]
Andrew Shoben, greyworld Felix editor Matt Colvin looks back on an afternoon of technology, entertainment, design – and Victorian hats. What made TEDxImperialCollege special? It’s not often that one comes across the peculiar social dilemma of wondering whether or not to loudly applaud a video in a rather public environment. Luckily, in this case, any […]