Social Media

September 19, 2017

An Earthquake Hits and Angelenos Shelter on Twitter

Hurricanes in Florida, Texas and the Caribbean; record-high temperatures in San Francisco; and wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. And last night, a 3.6-magnitude earthquake a few […]
September 8, 2017

Is Jake Paul a Social Media Genius or a Jerk?

LOS ANGELES — With grave concern, a television reporter for KTLA described the mayhem in the upscale Los Angeles neighborhood of Beverly Grove in July: The […]
August 1, 2017

With iPhone and Stickers, a Doodling Artist Who Dreams Big

“The eraser is a godsend,” said Jon Burgerman, pointing an iPhone in the direction of a compact, raggedy-haired dog outside a Blue Bottle Coffee shop in […]
July 31, 2017

On Time: Instagram Turbocharges the Watch Market

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS On Thursday, it was a stylishly retro 1962 Bulova Super Compressor on @analogshift that won my heart. On Wednesday, it had […]
July 29, 2017

Noted: Keeping Up, on Camera, Is No Longer Just for the Kardashians

This spring, John Henry, a 24-year-old entrepreneur and the founder of a Harlem-based nonprofit, had a very strange first date. The woman he had taken to […]
July 6, 2017

Encounters: Tiptoeing (and Tweeting) Through the Tulips With DJ Khaled

Encounters By SHEILA MARIKAR BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — On the first day of summer, two days before the release of his new album, “Grateful,” the hip-hop […]
July 6, 2017

Up Next: Bardia Zeinali, a Videographer Liked by Selena Gomez and Zendaya

Up Next By ALEX HAWGOOD Bardia Zeinali Age 27 Hometown Vancouver, British Columbia Now Lives In a John Waters-esque, fifth-floor walk-up on Eldridge Street on the […]
July 6, 2017

Up Next: Harris Markowitz: Snapchat Filmmaker Who Compares Himself to Kubrick

Up Next By ALINA COHEN Harris Markowitz Age 25 Hometown Raised in Boca Raton, Fla. Now Lives In a one-bedroom apartment in Kips Bay, Manhattan, filled […]
June 22, 2017

Ranked by Instagram: The Latest Men’s Wear Shows

Not so long ago, the factors spelling success at fashion week for a label were threefold: who attended, what the critics said, and how the buyers […]
June 19, 2017

Style Q & A: Kim Kardashian on Her New Beauty Line and Those Blackface Allegations

When it comes to beauty influencers, Kim Kardashian West can be credited as a pioneer. With her longtime makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, she lauded the benefits […]