Can Instagram end toxic bikini body culture?
Instagram allows users to continue to perpetuate the narrative of one acceptable bikini body type. However, more women are using the platform to destroy the stigma once and for all. Illustration by Emma Turney. As summer progresses and the temperatures rise, pictures of women wearing bikinis will consume the Instagram feeds of many. While people are mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, these images are perpetuating the toxicity of bikini body culture. The narrative that wo