Social Media

News

instagram is banning self harm-related memes and drawings

The social media app is takes another step to make the platform safer for users.
Nicole DeMarco
10.30.19
News

instagram is about to make it harder to stalk people

Sorry lurkers.
Douglas Greenwood
10.8.19
Culture

britney spears was the og vlogger and her reality show proves it

On ‘Britney and Kevin: Chaotic’, the popstar not only preempted today’s YouTubers but also reclaimed her own narrative.
Ross McNeilage
9.3.19
News

maybe social media isn't as bad for teens as we thought

New research found no correlation between screen time and negative effects on mental health.
Erica Euse
8.27.19
News

oh my god, obviously that viral instagram post is a hoax

Let's all take a cue from Taylor Swift and calm down.
Roisin Lanigan
8.22.19
News

instagram users can now report fake news

The app has added a new feature to help prevent the spread of misinformation.
Nicole DeMarco
8.18.19
mental illness

we need to stop making mental illness look cool on social media

The trend of falsely portraying anxiety and depression threatens the already fragile well-being of more young people than ever before.
Alyson Zetta Williams
8.15.19
Culture

these are the five most cursed videos on tiktok

Curated for your viewing pleasure. Expect full body cringe.
Roisin Lanigan
8.6.19
Culture

a playlist of all those songs you keep hearing in viral tiktoks

You’re welcome.
Roisin Lanigan
7.30.19
Culture

a guide to vsco girls – the tumblr girls of 2019

‘Basic’ has been rebranded thanks to a new internet phenomena – the VSCO girl. Who is she?
Roisin Lanigan
7.29.19
Opinion

what's the difference between feeling yourself and pathological narcissism?

In an age of self-love and promotion, it can be hard to distinguish the two.
Douglas Greenwood
7.25.19
News

here's more proof that social media is hurting young people's mental health

A new study suggests that each hour of screen time increases the severity of depressive symptoms in teens.
Nicole DeMarco
7.18.19
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