Communities and Social Media

From New York streets to Instagram community: The chronicles of body positivism movement of curvy women and its transition to social media

Conference Paper Full PDF version by Ruby Cadressen Download Abstract This paper will analyze the shift of the curvy women community to Instagram. The social media platform has been promoting body positivity of curvy women by breaking down the beauty standards imposed by the West. For the conference purposes, this paper will provide a brief background history of Body positivism of curvy women, its transition to join Instagram, but focusing mainly on social media hashtags especially #effyourbeautystandards Read more […]