Social media influencer and model Naomi Shimada has published a book about the side effects of social media. Photo: Thomas Serre

Why online influencer and model encourages us to unplug from social media and detox in her new book

  • Naomi Shimada started modelling at 13, has a large Instagram following, and social media is a big part of her daily life
  • In her new book, Mixed Feelings, she looks at the social media phenomenon and its side effects
Topic |   Fashion

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Social media influencer and model Naomi Shimada has published a book about the side effects of social media. Photo: Thomas Serre
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Awkwafina became an instant viral sensation in 2012 when she released a song on YouTube in which she raps about her genitalia. Photo: AP

BTS, Psy, Awkwafina: 7 Asian musicians who used social media to make it

  • Social media has helped a new generation of Asian musicians become household names while maintaining their idiosyncratic styles and sounds
  • BTS, for example, burst onto the scene with cover songs and videos on Korean social media platforms
Topic |   Social media

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Awkwafina became an instant viral sensation in 2012 when she released a song on YouTube in which she raps about her genitalia. Photo: AP
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