Five insider tips and trends for art world social media in 2023
Digital experts in the cultural field—Alec Ward, Adam Koszary and Chris Unitt—share their predictions for platforms this year
Are you being 'shadowbanned'? Instagram announces new transparency tools that reveal if posts go against guidelines
New functions show if content goes against the social media platform's Recommendation Guidelines that it uses to decide what should be promoted and searchable
‘I will avenge u’: Lil Nas X weighs in on Van Gogh soup row with cheeky Instagram post
Christie's comes under fire for 'art handler' streetwear collaboration
After multiple art handlers complained online about low wages, misrepresentation and class tourism, traces of the collaboration with Highsnobiety all but disappeared and a senior executive issued a mea culpa
Changing of the guard: why it’s time for the art world to take a step back from Instagram
The "Insta' gratification" column will now explore the full spectrum of social media and its uses in the art world
Artists tell Instagram ‘stop trying to be TikTok’ in online petition
Campaign demands that Meta stop tinkering and start listening to creators
Censored: the exhibitions that Instagram doesn’t want you to see
Galleries and artists are Increasingly finding themselves at the centre of heavy-handed suppression on the social media platform
Three years after censorship meeting, Meta is still not listening to artists
In 2019, 20 artists were invited to discuss Facebook and Instagram's problematic approach to art and nudity—so why has nothing changed?
Can this ‘anti-Instagram’ app make the art world more real?
New BeReal app that captures the good, the bad and the ugly could be an industry tonic
Banning Bourgeois? Instagram censors photos of artist's 'sexual' fabric works
According to reports, visitors to The Woven Child exhibtion at London’s Hayward Gallery have had their posts mysteriously deleted
Instagram hacking: why is the art world a target—and how do you get your account back?
As attacks on accounts surge, be careful what you click on
'Art world disillusionment led me to make art with memes': artist Cem A on his London exhibition
The man behind the infamous Instagram account @freeze_magazine shows his meme creations at the Barbican
Censorship on social media not only limits artists' online reach—it can prevent future opportunities, too
Instagram censorship is preventing some artists from showing the bulk of their work—and punishing them and their followers
Wanted: Instagram, but for the cryptoverse
The photo app is keen on muscling in on the NFT world, but crypto creatives aren't convinced that it is the right platform
Artist Support Pledge sales campaign, which raised more than £80m on Instagram during the pandemic, turns attention to Ukraine crisis
Russia has shut down Instagram—what now for its online art community?
On Monday, Moscow branded the Meta company an "extremist organisation", effectively criminalising the use of Instagram and Facebook in the country
New Instagram feature could allow users to ‘curate’ their grid—but the art world is not so sure (even the curators...)
Social media site may allow users to reorder the images they post, but does it mess with the whole idea of Instagram?
Ai Weiwei sparks outcry by posting ‘vaccine-sceptic’ video on Instagram
Chinese artist and activist says society does not have the right to make the Covid-19 vaccine compulsory
Time for a cat rap? Hermitage palace pussies go viral on TikTok and Instagram
Is Instagram censorship changing art itself?
The platform’s control over what counts as art is effectively changing the way it is made, shown and seen
Trolls and toxicity: is Instagram where the art world goes to hate?
Meta—the owner of Instagram—is being investigated for knowing that its platforms negatively effect the mental health of its users, but doing little about it
Social butterfly: How Instagram transformed in 2021—and how the art world responded
Did art dealer Kenny Schachter's predictions for the app hold true?
Why Onlyfans is not the solution for artists being censored on Instagram
More institutions and galleries ought to be fighting for contemporary creatives with the same passion that Vienna is fighting for long-dead ones
Millennialgram: is Instagram's new $390m campaign enough to lure Gen Z crowds away from TikTok?
The Yours to Make initiative includes an installation at London’s Saatchi Gallery created by digital artist and curator Zaiba Jabbar using Reels
Official at St Petersburg's State Hermitage breaks visitor's nose—live on Instagram
Russian influencer posts aftermath of assault to her 1.5 million followers as state authorities target social media users posting in museums
Instagram’s new sensitive content controls: what they could mean for the art world
The photo-sharing app has introduced new opt-out filters that censor the images they see—but most people don't even know they exist
Instagram backtracks on decision to ban Pedro Almodóvar lactating nipple film poster
The social media platform removed the image earlier this week for breaking its "rules against nudity”
What happens when Instagram sponsors a mega museum?
Instagram is sponsoring the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Met Gala for the first time this year. Could this be a marriage made in heaven?
How a crypto and digital art fair is using Instagram to show—and sell—works
CADAF has opened its second online edition but the social media app—paired with QR codes and AR filters—is helping the fair to physically interact with visitors in Paris