During the first lockdown, our Instagram feeds dried to a trickle of home baking photos with insubstantial captions about “unprecedented times” and we were left wanting more. We wanted to know what everyone else was thinking, if anyone else was feeling as anxious as we were, and how other people were coping. We wanted to feel less alone in this crisis and became acutely aware of the limitations of social media.
We believe that social media has led to a dehumanization of the web. So much of the internet has become about artifice and the memification of vulnerability. Our mission is to advocate for authentic humanity and a better appreciation for the messy self through a refocusing inward. We seek to encourage this by publishing pseudonymous personal writing and content from our community.
We’re most interested in the musings and reflections on, and snapshots of, the minutiae of everyday life, by everyday people. Click here to start reading...