By Sophie Kavanagh The use of Instagram filters is forcing people to be discontented with reality because Instagram is granting us the opportunity to alter it in our photos. Instagram expects that we need/want filters, the feature allowing you to do so appears as an assumption as opposed to an option before you post a picture. I believe that the psychology of this is … [Read more...] about Selfie Dysmorphia
View this post on Instagram Another men’s fashion week, another @off____white collection with cherry picked references from indie streetwear labels? This time, the designs in question are a yellow graffitied ensemble from Cologne-based @colrsbaby by @punkzec , who showed his AW18 collection at … [Read more...] about ‘Diet Prada’ and the need to protect novice designers
By Niamh Kelly As 2019 begins we may all wish to focus on the important things in our lives and getting rid of some of our least-used apps might help us do just that. I’m sure we all have our attachments to different social media apps, be it the ability to reach out to friends and family or the opportunity to express yourself through pictures and posts. However, with all the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Which app gets scrapped in 2019?
By Aislinn O Connor Instagram, we all know it. We love to hate it and we hate to love it. With over 1 billion monthly active users, it's easy to get caught up in a world where everything seems perfect. However, there are still Instagram accounts out there that won’t try sell you things or make everything seem flawless. These Instagrams are my top five picks that won’t make … [Read more...] about Top five Instagrams to follow in 2019 (that won’t make you feel bad about yourself)
By Áine Kenny NUI Galway alumnus Ciara Walsh is making waves on Instagram and in the blogosphere. Ciara studied the BA International with Psychology and Italian, and graduated one year ago. SIN caught up with her to find out about her time spent in Italy, what being a blogger is really like and her battle with scoliosis. When asked why she started blogging, Ciara says … [Read more...] about Meet Galway blogger CiaraSwalsh