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Girlboss culture isn't dead, it's rebranded as "that girl" now

On the back of the millennial girlboss aesthetic, the “that girl” wellness trend is taking over TikTok.
Laura Pitcher
7.21.21
Opinion

Unpacking what it means to 'gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss'

What can we learn from these three buzzwords fall from grace?
James Greig
7.12.21
News

It’s now illegal in Norway to not label retouched photos on social media

Influencers will now have to admit when a photo has been edited. But is it enough to fight social media’s problem with unrealistic beauty standards?
Tom George
6.30.21
Opinion

Why the rise of the ironic homophobic meme isn't a bad thing

Once taboo language and stereotypes are no longer off-limits.
James Greig
6.28.21
Culture

Is illness appropriation TikTok's most troubling trend?

Accusations of faking illness for clout are on the rise, but the bullying that comes with it is making life more difficult for those diagnosed.
Harriet Shepherd
6.23.21
Music

How popstar LoveLeo became the internet's new BOYFREN

With an acclaimed debut EP, two TikTok famous singles and a Rico Nasty co-sign, Leo Reilly is ready to soundtrack your summer.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
6.15.21
News

TikTok added beauty filters to peoples' faces without permission

Were you affected by the glitch?
Douglas Greenwood
6.14.21
Opinion

What does it really mean to 'hold someone to account'?

From cancel culture to finding an accountability buddy, we attempt to define the internet's most nebulous concept.
James Greig
6.14.21
News

You can now block exes from finding you on Tinder

You no longer have to ‘pretend you do not see it’.
Douglas Greenwood
6.7.21
Culture

Writer Mimi Zhu on how to be soft with ourselves

The LA-based Chinese-Australian writer and community organizer on building their digital platform as a mental health resource.
Ashley Tyner
6.1.21
News

Everything you need to know about Bella Poarch and Build A Bitch

The 24-year-old viral sensation is coming up in a big way with her major label debut - here's everything you need to know about Bella Poarch.
George Griffiths
5.29.21
Culture

Inside the Facebook group where people share comforting depression meals

Welcome to Depression Meals: Gone Wild, the 100,000 person strong community where it’s okay if you just ate Cheesestrings today.
Serena Smith
5.14.21
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