Beyond Kitsch: The Art of the Sunset – 71Bait

Sunset photos are popular on Instagram, but a new exhibition reveals the subject also symbolizes philosophical questions and reflects the state of the world. Who doesn’t love a beautiful sunset? The dazzling and ephemeral display of changing colors and light is a constant source of fascination for humans. And who among us hasn’t tried to … Read more

Depression as Marketing – Influencers and Mental Health – 71Bait

Influencers and celebrities speaking about mental health online are important, but can become problematic when used as a marketing tool. Georgijević | E+ | Getty Images Open conversations about mental health are still important — and social media influencers can play a key role in starting them. However, sometimes the line between awareness raising and … Read more

Cynthia Bailey trolled for sharing unexpected fan art on Instagram – 71Bait

Fans didn’t hold back their thoughts on a photo Cynthia Bailey shared of a not-so-flattering drawing sent to her via social media by a loyal fan. The Real Housewives of Atlanta graduate, 55, received mixed reviews for the portrait – which was done in pencil on a plain sheet of paper and was far from … Read more

BeReal and the doomed quest for online authenticity – 71Bait

on his rise BeReal – the French photo-sharing app launched in 2020 – at the coveted top spot on the App Store charts has been heralded as an antidote to social media fakery. BeReal eschews sly staging and sophisticated curation, giving users just two minutes after a prompt to submit an image with dual front … Read more

Indelible covers transcend the digital age of journalism when it comes to Sports Illustrated – 71Bait

November 2022 Sports Illustrated cover: Basketball: New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson … [+] poses at Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL 09/06/2022 CREDIT: Jeffery A. Salter (Photo by Jeffery A. Salter/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) Jeffery A. Salter/Sports Illustrated for the cover of Zion Williamson sports illustrated is the platinum standard when it comes to the … Read more

BeReal: Is it possible to be real on the social app? – 71Bait

CNN — In a bygone era, there was a common refrain muttered among the most cynical of social media among us: Nobody cares what you had for lunch. Nobody cares – that was the counter-argument most social media. And yet, with the shift from online blogging to Facebook to Instagram to TikTok, the opposite has … Read more

When the Reno budget ran out, Kristine took the tools to build her dream home herself – 71Bait

Kristine Ham had always dreamed of buying an old house in Queensland. When she did it in 2019, she was forced to do much of the interior work herself. “After we bought our first house, we were broke like most people. And I wanted to do a lot with the house,” says Townsville resident Kristine. … Read more

BeReal and the doomed quest for online authenticity – 71Bait

on his rise BeReal – the French photo-sharing app launched in 2020 – at the coveted top spot on the App Store charts has been heralded as an antidote to social media fakery. BeReal eschews sly staging and sophisticated curation, giving users just two minutes after a prompt to submit an image with dual front … Read more

Tired of Instagram? Turn your holiday memories into photo books, cakes and air fresheners – 71Bait

How do you remember a vacation? One of the great joys of travel is that it expands our sensory experience, allowing us to tap into little pockets of carefree time when, for example, we remember the taste of lemon tart or the earthy smell of a sunrise safari. For most of us, it’s photos that … Read more