Social Media

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We Asked a Wikipedia Contributor Why Everyone Thinks They're Unreliable

"Wikipedia is a gateway to more knowledge," he said.
Ikhwan Hastanto
9.4.19
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
lifestyle

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
8.31.19
Social Media

Instagram Has Turned Us All Into Stalkers

I asked people who they keep tabs on the most, and why, in an effort to learn more about our weird online habits.
Daisy Jones
8.28.19
weird

Pakistani Senator Tags UNO the Card Game Instead of United Nations in a Tweet on Kashmir

And the Twitterverse is exploding with amusement at this wild card.
Shamani Joshi
8.27.19
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
8.17.19
lifestyle

We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
8.14.19
Culture

These Are the Five Most Cursed Videos on TikTok

Curated for your viewing pleasure. Expect full body cringe.
Roisin Lanigan
8.12.19
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
8.4.19
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
8.3.19
BEYOND THE GRID

Remembering Instagram Before the Influencers

Artists like Audrey Wollen, Alexandra Marzella and Arvida Bystrom moved to Instagram from Tumblr in the early 2010s. But the past few years have seen the platform shift.
Daisy Jones
7.31.19
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
7.28.19
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