snapchat

Think Pieces

what does changing social media use reveal about the shifting anxieties of gen z?

Does migration to self-deleting media and trigger-happy liking mean that Gen Z are less anxious than millennials?
Brian O'Flynn
8.22.18
Beauty

are people getting plastic surgery to look like instagram filters?

Doctors say maybe, minus the puppy ears.
Hannah Ongley
8.9.18
News

rihanna calls out snapchat for domestic violence joke

“Throw the whole app-ology away.”
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.15.18
Photography

inspired by frank ocean, this photographer paints black men with glitter

Emerging photographer Quil Lemons is challenging our notions of gender and race with his series 'Glitterboy.'
Antwaun Sargent
5.4.17
Culture

2016, the year snapchat got political

Race, creativity, and human rights — how the video app became about more than filters.
Wendy Syfret
12.14.16
Think Pieces

stop texting and pick up the phone; it will make you happier

Snapchat and Instagram Stories can never replace the delicious sound of your friend's voice in your ear.
Mattie Kahn
11.14.16
News

is snapchat a violation of your human rights?

Turns out the flower crown wasn't the app’s most controversial feature.
Wendy Syfret
10.25.16
Think Pieces

why snapchat is the techno-social expression of the female gaze

Is an ephemeral platform known for silly selfies and kawaii filters capable of helping women reclaim their powers of expression?
Mattie Kahn
8.26.16
Music

frank ocean releases new… snapchat filters

This is not the release we were waiting for, Frank.
Matthew Whitehouse
8.5.16
Culture

how snapchat is leading a domestic violence revolution in india

Snap Counsellors is the organization using the app to provide ultra private micro-counseling sessions.
Wendy Syfret
7.28.16
Instagram

does anyone remember what it was like to be bored?

As a kid, being painstakingly bored was a common predicament. Yet as the internet becomes more ubiquitous, we’ve been reprogrammed to absorb information 24/7. What are we missing out on when our attention spans last only until the next notification...
Felicity Kinsella
7.20.16
News

snapchat filters let sexual assault survivors share their stories anonymously

An Indian news channel's coverage of the Climb Against Sexual Abuse used Snapchat to let young women regain control over the narrative.
Hannah Ongley
7.11.16