Social Media

Think Pieces

why does cleaning up your social media feel so dirty?

The new age of self-editing online.
Erica Euse
9.7.17
Think Pieces

follow your instincts, not your instagram

Have we lost ourselves to our online personalities? Is it time to reconnect with the "now" and follow our gut instinct? Writer and psychotherapist-in-training Namalee Bolle says so.
Namalee Bolle
8.11.17
News

social media is helping us talk about mental health, says study

77% said of young people say it's easier to find personal stories and advice online than in-person.
Hannah Ongley
7.28.17
Think Pieces

teens are live-streaming their suicides at an alarming rate

And Silicon Valley executives need to step up.
Erica Euse
7.12.17
Culture

kyemah mcentyre's journey from viral prom star to visionary designer

The rising designer has a love/hate relationship with social media, which makes her all the more relatable.
Mattie Kahn
6.29.17
Culture

a girl’s guide to loneliness

Stop letting ‘like’ culture exploit you, celebrate your vulnerable side, and spend some time alone. Here’s how.
Bertie Brandes
6.6.17
beauty

how women's naked selfies have become commercialized and commodified

Instagram influencers have started to replace traditional models on catwalks and in campaigns. But even with “personalities” en vogue, are we really making progress towards diversifying our beauty standards online? BabyFace co-founder Nellie Eden...
Nellie Eden
5.30.17
News

researchers have discovered which social media platform is the worst for your mental health

It’s official, Instagram is making you feel terrible.
Wendy Syfret
5.22.17
Think Pieces

a girl’s guide to surviving social media after a break-up

Imagine bumping into your ex, your ex’s ex, and your ex’s new partner every hour for the rest of your life. Fun fact: you already are!
Bertie Brandes
5.3.17
Culture

14 artists explore online identity through lipstick, overalls, and cake

Alexandra Marzella, Ambar Navarro, Hobbes Ginsberg, and Parker Day stick it to patriarchal power structures in the group show 'Me.'
Hannah Ongley
4.7.17
Culture

the poet-astrologers demystifying the cosmos (and your love life) on twitter

The poet/astrologers’ Twitter bio reads: “Astrology by actual living poets (can you fucking believe it) & for everyone.”
Shelby Black
3.22.17
Culture

youtuber lexie lombard's unfiltered take on taboo topics

She reports on what high schoolers actually wear, as well as the more intimate and taboo topics facing teens.
Braudie Blais-Billie
3.6.17