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STOCKX ENTERS THE BEAUTY MARKET
Super, super smart: StockX is partnering with Revlon to sell limited-edition makeup, kicking it off with a “hyper limited-edition” Megan Thee Stallion collaboration. These will not be drugstore beauty prices: “The collection must be purchased as a complete set, with prices starting at $40 and rising by $5 for every 50 units sold, up to $60. Only 450 sets will be sold.” bof // Speaking of StockX et al.: Resale platforms are increasingly catering to investment-minded customers. modernretail // Related: For Gen Z, understanding personal finance begins with the most important question — what is money? itk
FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM WILL LIMIT ADVERTISERS’ ABILITY TO TARGET TEENS
They’ll, of course, still see targeted ads — this is Facebook we’re talking about — but advertisers won’t have access to more granular data than age, gender, and location. engadget // Related: Facebook believes you may be willing to pay it for your spiritual needs. inputmag
THE MEME ACCOUNT IS DEAD. SHITPOSTING KILLED IT
Shit post accounts are “the internet’s lawless land,” made “for those who feel no pressure to conform to the standards of social media — not because you’re confident, but because you’re too busy having a panic attack and feeling glamorous to care.” i-D // Related: If you’re curious about how this impacts brands, read about the memers employed to help major companies “attempt to create virality through shitposting.” vox
PROM, AFTER A SENIOR YEAR INTERRUPTED
Just a really great profile of a “normal” teenager (who also happens to be a prom queen and an essential worker) in 2021. vox
I don’t like when people think they’re better than school festivities, like participating in spirit week or things like that,” she said. “I’m just like, ‘You’re so corny.’ For me, that’s more corny than people who participate, because we’re all 18 — it’s fun!
HOW A TEEN PUNK LED A MOVEMENT FOR DISABLED PEOPLE ONLINE
This is one of several very good stories from “Next Gen,” The Verge’s week-long series about “what the younger generations are up to — and what kind of future they’re building.” theverge
‘CREEPY’ MATT GAETZ IS GETTING DRAGGED ON TIKTOK BY HIS FIANCÉE’S SISTER
This is why I love Gen Z. vice
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