From Cape Town to Soweto, South Africa's IG users are unspooling the Mzansi story on Instagram.
We asked our readers to submit the Instagram images that they felt best represented 2013 for them. Here is a selection of our favourites.
Send us the one picture you took this year that defines 2013 for you, and tell us why.
Millions of people are posting self-portraits of themselves on social media - for some, this has become the ultimate symbol of the narcissistic age.
Norwegian-born Ida Skivenes’s amateur photos of food have garnered her 49 000 Instagram followers.
Some restaurants in New York have banned the practice. But back in Mzansi, snapping photos of your food is just fine — as long as you do it right.
As Sasha Fierce, both vixen and angel, Beyonce has nullified the Madonna-whore complex, writes Joonji Mdyogolo.
With her thumbs and a phone and despite zero artistic background, Verashni Pillay got her first exhibition.
Mobile photography and Instagram has taken off in South Africa, particularly in Johannesburg. See our photos as amateur photographers capture their cities.
Facebook has bought the photo-sharing service for $1-billion. What does history tell us about the wisdom of such mega-deals?
Facebook has announced it will pay $1-billion in cash and stock for photo-sharing application Instagram.
A new breed of photo sharing communities has made a virtue of offering less, rather than more.