As Instagram's involvement in Gen Z daily life rises, so does the number of unwritten rules. Given their title as “digital natives”, it’s no surprise that Gen Z'ers have their own radical reclamation of authenticity and intimacy: "finstas".
When Instagram released its stories feature in 2016, it was considered nothing more than a Snapchat imitation. Users initially shrugged it off. Yet two years later, Snapchat stories are floundering and Instagram stories are thriving. Why?
Despite its infamous minimalist aesthetic which hasn't changed for over a decade, Reddit has garnered millions of dedicated users. But now, Reddit is changing its famous user interface in favor for a new, modern one. And Reddit fans aren’t thrilled.
18 months ago, Fortnite didn’t exist. Now it is the biggest game in the world, playable on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox, and iOS. Fortnite’s makers at Epic Games created a game made for Millennials, and now it’s paying dividends.