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How Alt-Right Memes Are Indoctrinating Gen Z

Neo-fascists are using social media platforms to spread racism, homophobia, transphobia and sexism.
Shivam Kumar Chowdhary
9.14.19
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Songs in India’s ‘Patriotism Pop’ Genre Are Urging Hindus to Claim Kashmir

Songs about marrying Kashmiri women and buying land there are gathering millions of hits on YouTube and TikTok.
Shamani Joshi
8.27.19
Culture

These Are the Five Most Cursed Videos on TikTok

Curated for your viewing pleasure. Expect full body cringe.
Roisin Lanigan
8.12.19
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The Enduring Mystery of the Puka Shell Necklace

Y2K heartthrobs walked so VSCO girls could run.
Eileen Cartter
8.10.19
Culture

Avril Lavigne Was the Original E-Girl

Please don't drag us on Twitter.
Alim Kheraj
8.9.19
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
Culture

Mariah Carey's 'Obsessed' Is the Real Song of the Summer, Thanks to TikTok

Ten years later, the #ObsessedChallenge is breathing new life into the Mariah Carey classic.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
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how tik tok is changing beauty standards for gen z

The influencer is dead. The E-Girl is ready to ascend in her place.
Roisin Lanigan
7.29.19
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This Meme Explains Why TikTok Isn't Like Any Other Social Media

Point-of-view or POV videos are TikTok’s chameleon genre that give creators room to express themselves, and give TikTok room to come into its own.
Caroline Haskins
7.24.19
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A Woman Found Her ‘Missing’ Husband in a TikTok Video

The man had been declared ‘lost’ for three years before his wife discovered him in a TikTok video.
Shamani Joshi
7.4.19
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
7.4.19
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A Politician Claims TikTok Is a Way for China to Illegally Spy on India

Shashi Tharoor, a Congress MP, is worried that India has a weak data protection network and is vulnerable to leakage and surveillance.
Shamani Joshi
7.2.19
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