Social Media

News

instagram users can now report fake news

The app has added a new feature to help prevent the spread of misinformation.
Nicole DeMarco
3 days ago
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
5 days ago
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
7.26.19
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
Beauty

how tiktok is changing beauty standards for gen z

The influencer is dead. The E-Girl is ready to ascend in her place.
Roisin Lanigan
7.23.19
News

instagram is removing the 'like' count feature in six more countries

Coming to an iPhone screen near you.
Liam Hess
7.18.19
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
7.17.19
News

influencers are losing their influence

A new study found fewer people are engaging with influencer posts.
Erica Euse
7.10.19
News

instagram is rolling out a new anti-bullying feature

It's meant to help protect teens, who are less likely to block their bullies.
Erica Euse
7.8.19
News

tiktok users have been accused of scamming teenagers

The video sharing app is under fire for encouraging people to part with their coins.
Alim Kheraj
7.3.19
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