Released in 2020, the social media app BeReal is buzzing around campus, not only with its notifications to snap a picture but also with questions of its authenticity.
The war in Ukraine demands that we think critically about our activism and ensure we are actually making a difference on the ground, writes Annika Reff PO ’25.
TV columnist Simone Bogedal PO ’24 explores how the examination of appearances on social media in “Black Mirror” can apply to our current lives.
Anonymous messaging app Yik Yak provides a crucial outlet for students to be honest about their problems and find support from their peers, writes Porter Reyes PO ’25.
Avoid diet plans and products that promote unhealthy habits, and instead prioritize your health, argues Mishaal Ijaz SC ’24.
Despite being considered an important tool for socio-political movements, social media is still plagued by prevalent power politics and censorship, argues Sae Furukawa PO ’25.
In the age of social media, what is a celebrity? In light of TikTok and YouTube stars mingling with traditional celebrities, pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 explores this question.
The rise of 5C-related affirmations accounts create a space for students to connect over shared experiences and worries.
Home suite home! Suites are documenting their everyday life on Instagram as a virtual scrapbook and a social catalyst.
The alleged harm that social media poses to mental health is largely exaggerated, and we should learn how to use social media responsibly rather than reject it, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.