Forget TikTok and Instagram, Gen Z is on Noplace

Images of Noplace social media platform on phones
(Image credit: Noplace)

Social media is in crisis. The giants like Instagram, Facebook and YouTube are adding new features in a bid to become more interactive again, while users complain about algorithm changes, opaque policies on stealing content to train AI and masses of ads and bots. 

In the meantime, it seems like every week a new Instagram alternative appears, from anti-AI Cara to TikTok Whee, whatever that is. But how many does anybody need or have time for? This week's hit is Noplace, which has rocked to the top of the iOS App Store download chart. It looks wonderfully retro, and it seems to be going down with generation Zers, who presumably never experienced the joys of Myspace.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.