IGTV Is Going to Change the Way You Instagram

Those who make a living through Instagram — a group of influencers who can be critical of developments on the platform — are thrilled about the company’s newest feature, Instagram T.V., announced Wednesday. The feature, which will allow users to stream videos up to an hour long, has already appeared within the app, bringing a whole new mode of entertainment to an environment that already takes up a whole lot of its users’ free time. It will also exist as a stand-alone app for those who want all full-screen video…

Melania Trump, Agent of Coat Chaos

“I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” When the first lady, Melania Trump, on a surprise humanitarian visit to a children’s shelter in Texas, strode onto her airplane in an olive green Zara army jacket with those words scrawled in faux white graffiti on the back, it sent the watching world into what might be called, with some understatement, a meltdown. “Insensitive,” “heartless” and “unthinking” were some of the words hurled through the digisphere about the choice. “It’s a jacket,” her communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said in a statement to reporters.…

Linda Wells Shows Flesh: Woke Makeup for Revlon

Because as Rihanna has lucratively demonstrated, “nude” does not equal “beige.” Linda Wells with makeup from her new line, Flesh.CreditJoel Barhamand for The New York Times In 1990, still the glory days of print magazines, Linda Wells was about to unveil the first issue of a new one called Allure when her office telephone rang. Since those were also still the glory days of telephones, she answered it. “We have to change the name,” thundered Alexander Liberman, the formidable éminence grise of Condé Nast. “No one can pronounce it. They’re…

But We’re So Young – The New York Times

SOCIAL Q’S They’re 23. She wants to get married. He’s not so sure yet. My girlfriend and I are both 23. We started dating in high school and have been together, through college, for seven years. We never dated anyone else. Lately, she (but usually her parents) hints about taking things to “the next level.” I love her, but I’m not ready to live together or get married. And to be totally honest, what I’d really like is more experience with life and dating other women before committing to anyone.…