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Instagram is a beautiful thing. We become more and more obsessed every day. But with 100 million monthly users, 40 million photos per day, and 8500 likes per second, how are we supposed to know who to follow!? We've narrowed it down to 10 of the best, must-see Instagrams from New Yorkers and NY-based accounts. So get out your iPhone and get @ these users ASAP!
You know the weekend is getting near when your Instagram feed becomes full of black-and-white, grainy uploads from the pre-digital camera era. No one can resist a good throwback to our cuter, if not dorkier, years - even celebrities and fashion mavericks. If you think your Throwback Thursday of the week was cute, wait until you see some our favorite Guest of a Guest regulars. Click through our slideshow to take a peek into their not-so-glamorous pasts.
We're all guilty of smacking a friend's hand away when they reach for that first bite of their perfectly presented dinner, eager to snap a photo before he/she digs in. Food-stagraming has become such a phenomenon that NYC restaurants have begun instituting a ban against photographing your food, according to The New York Times. If you're one of the many people who love to eat with your eyes, then take a look at our picks for the 10 favorite Foodie Instagrams you should be following! More»
Social Media Week is in full-force, bringing you some of the most innovative entrepreneurs, social media directors, writers, speakers, and enthusiasts in the digital era. With over 200 events in NYC this week, it'll be impossible to attend all the panels and parties, but we've made things easier by rounding up the ones that we're most excited to attend. Click through to find out which Social Media Week events you don't want to miss this week in NYC! More»
[Michael Kors, Anna Wintour] [Kris Jenner] [Beyonce] [Taylor Swift]
2012 was the year of Instagram and Throwback Thursday became the hashtag all users, including Jay Z, Michael Kors, and Taylor Swift, got in on. I mean, who doesn't want to see Jay-Z and Beyonce at every age on your Instagram feed? Check out our favorite #TBT Instagrams from this year... as well as some from the GofG team.
[Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney] [Harry Brant, Karlie Kloss, Peter Brant Jr.]
If you couldn't make down to Miami for Art Basel this year, we've got you covered. Thanks to Instagram, you can stay in the know and get up to date coverage of all of the hottest happenings. From parties to galleries, and everything in between, these are the industry insiders you should be following for instant access to the best of Art Basel. More>>
Want to take a glimpse at what people in Tokyo are doing right now? The new website This is Now streams real-time photos from Instagram based on users' geotag location. It captures the movement of 12 different cities in a fluid timeline, so you can instantly find out what's happening around the world. Check out what people from Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Tel Aviv, Paris, and Stockholm are up to this afternoon! More»
Gone are the days of Twitter and Facebook as the sites and apps to check for all important updates. Lately, you only need to check one place for everything you need to know: Instagram. We know that sometimes Instagram can be a visual-overload, so we've rounded up 6 NYC Instagrams for you to follow to stay up to date on everything happening in the city. More»
In a world where everything is so 27 seconds ago, knowing the future seems like the only way of staying on top of things. That's exactly what Social Media Week (SMW) is here for; the leaders of social media - advertising and public relations agencies, technology developers, the media, including tumblrers and bloggers, and all other interested users gather together (60,000 total annually) in the 25 cities where SMW is held from February 13-17. More»
Life is hard--being in exclusive societies and all. Let's meet some more members of the Native Society, New York's secret coterie of blue bloods, to probe the hardships. More»
The "I'm part of a social media startup" is the new: "I'm in a band," (circa 60s-90s), is the new: "I work on Wall St," (circa 80-90s), is the new: "I started this really cool Zine," (circa 90s), is the new: "I write for the New Yorker," (circa 60-80s), is the new: "I hang out with artists on the Bowery," (circa 60-70s), is the new: "I'm a poet from Paris." (circa 20-50s), etc. Our advice to the ladies? Do.not.date.these.guys. They are having their moment, which means they are certainly not primed to give you yours.... More»
Wednesday, June 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.