Photos Of Time Before The Invention Of That Grossly Antisocial Device: The Smartphone

We’ve all heard our parents say it: “Look up from your phone every once in a while”, “Hey, talk to me don’t text”, “Why are you being so anti-social on your phone?” They claim that in the good old days everything was different… Continue reading »

“The Chronicle Of Unregistered Processes”: Contemporary Social Art By Mila Arbuzova

Mila Arbuzova spent her childhood in the downtown of Saint Petersburg. Her family lived in a block of flats in Grazhdanskaya Street where, according to Dostoevsky’s famous novel “Crime and Punishment”, the old female moneylender killed by Rodion Raskolnikov used to live. Continue reading »

“Antisocial” – The Irony Of Loneliness In Social Networks

Here is the “Antisocial” project of the American designer Mike Campau, who looks at the fall of the giants that have become Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin or Snapchat. A reflection on loneliness and our solitary publications, lost in the middle of an ocean of information, but also on the first signs of decline of these famous social networks. Continue reading »

Meet The Hater Box, A Random Contestation Generator As An Answer To Social Networks

Voluntarily provocative, The Hater Box transforms the principle of old split flap displays into a random generator of contestations, cold and impersonal. Continue reading »

The Brilliant, Provocative Trump Ad That Had Cannes And Social Media Buzzing

It’s the work of German agency Scholz & Friends for the Der Tagesspiegel newspaper. The delightful visual trick, which wittily ropes in the client’s product to capture your attention, has scored a gold Lion and two silver Lions at this year’s Cannes festival under the ‘Print and Outdoor’ category. Continue reading »

These Russian Social Media Profile Pictures Will Blow Your Mind With Photoshop Magic

Behold, the most magical social media profiles of Russia! Feast your eyes on the mermaids, unicorns, six-arm men, and angels living their wildest fantasies online. Whatever you’re into, these profiles are proof you can find like-minded people online. These gems were mined from the Russian social network Odnoklassniki, which means “Schoolmates”. Odnoklassniki is a popular network for old friend and classmates to stay in touch. It’s basically local Facebook for Russia and former Soviet Republics. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Exposed That Social Networks Map You For Facial Recognition

Welcome to the Orwellian world! We always doubted that it’s just a matter of time when world elites will control us in a totally automatic and digital way, thought we never expected that we will actually help them. Continue reading »

Sculpture Of Istanbul’s Social Media Phenomenon Cat Tombili To Be Inaugurated

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A sculpture was created in memory of Tombili, the phenomenon cat of Istanbul’s Kadıköy that passed away on August 10. Upon a petition on change.org demanding a sculpture for the famous cat, sculptor Seval Şahin built the commemorative sculpture. The sculpture will be inaugurated on October 4 World Animal Day in the exact same location where Tombili posed for the famous picture. Continue reading »

#BeardsFromBelow Is A Facial Hair Nightmare That’s Trending On Social Media

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Send help. A gross new selfie trend (that nobody asked for, by the way) has taken off on the Internet. Men all over the world are posting pictures of the underside of their scraggly, whisker-strewn chins, thus creating a series of images we can never unsee. Why these men choose to spend their time doing this is a mystery to be sure. But what it has yielded in the meantime has made it crystal clear that we have a global facial hair crisis on our hands. These beards are patchy, unkempt, even pube-like, in some instances, and it’s making everyone really uncomfortable. Continue reading »

Amusing Satirical Illustrations That Echo Our Behavior On Social Media

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British illustrator Joe Stone (previously) has launched an entertaining collection of comics that aptly depict our behavior on social media. His satirical drawings poke fun at our foolish addiction to Facebook, our true face of emotion when typing messages and the irony of being connected to the world yet feeling alone. Continue reading »

Illustrations That Reveal Our Weird Social Media Lives

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Brecht Vandenbroucke‘s illustrations tackle the current struggle of millennials in darkly humorous ways. From the struggles of Instagram narcissism to the awkwardness of meeting an online dating match in real life, Vandenbroucke pokes fun at our struggle to exist simultaneously in the online and offline world. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Designed Attractive Anti-Social Media Banners To Fight Social Media Addiction

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According to Slovak artist Slavo Glinsky: “Using social media nowadays is so addictive it can be compared to smoking 50 years ago. My aim is to show, how it steal our attention and make us more engaged, but less joyful – even depressed.” Continue reading »

42 Powerful Examples of Social Advertising

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A well-made advert draws your attention and sticks in your mind for a long time. This is exactly the kind of effect needed to deal with social problems. Making people stop and think, as well as forcing them to act, is the first step towards significant changes. Continue reading »

Smart Social Advertising That Will Make You Look Twice

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These social ad campaigns comment on life’s important problems with some very clever concepts and designs. Continue reading »

Social Network for Animals

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A cat wears a “Tsunagaru Col” gadget next to a smart phone displaying the connected app, at the Anicall Corp booth during the Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo January 14, 2015. The gadget (“Tsunagaru” means connection) for animals tracks information about pets, such as the location and other animals the pet might be interacting with, with the purpose of providing “social networking” for animals. The expo runs until January 16 as a part of Japan’s largest electronic exhibition expected to attract around 77,000 visitors, according to organisers. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)
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