Fati Abubakar takes her camera and goes searching for bitsofborno — people who show how life goes on in the troubled northeast of Nigeria. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Who's The Woman With The Camera Chasing Smiles And Styles In Nigeria?

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Gloria, 13, of Oaxaca, Mexico, holds a duck at home. Sexually abused by her father, she became a mother at the age of 12. Christian Rodrí­guez/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2016 hide caption

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How Luck And Intuition Helped To Build Instagram

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The Benicia Compliments page sprang up on Instagram as a platform for girls attending Benicia High School to tag each other in positive social media posts. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

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Comedian and actress Grace Helbig is a star on YouTube. "Having an audience that listens to and resonates with your creative ideas is invaluable," she says. Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP hide caption

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How Do You Measure Passion? Figuring The Value Of Social Media Followers

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"Oh, look! There's a donkey in my living room!!!" was the photographer's Instagram caption. Adriana Zehbrauskas/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2015 hide caption

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Donald Trump and Jeb Bush were polite to each other at the first GOP debate. But it's been gloves off since then, especially on Instagram, a social media outlet not known for its vitriol. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Instagram: The New Political War Room?

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Ugaaso Boocow is back — and instagramming — in her homeland of Somalia. Courtesy of Ugaaso A. Boocow hide caption

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Her Instagram Feed Finds The Fun In Long-Suffering Somalia

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Stefano Gabbana (left) and Domenico Dolce, seen here during the recent Milan Fashion Week, are being criticized for remarks about same-sex families, sparking a boycott led by musician Elton John. Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA/Landov hide caption

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