Social media

Ova easy: Why an egg is Instagram's most-liked photo

On Sunday night, over 30 million people tapped their Instagram like buttons to propel a small, orange egg to Internet superstardom. The situation makes no sense, but nonsensical Internet news isn’t anything out of the ordinary by now.Continue...

Social media shouldn’t validate your experiences

If we don’t post our daily experiences on Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook, they didn’t really happen.Continue...

Facebook fact-checkers impact more than fake news

Facebook’s expanded fact-checking practice doesn’t overstep the line, but it does call public media literacy into question.Continue...

#WhyIDidntReport reveals the power of modern storytelling

As #WhyIDidntReport reveals the harrowing reality of reporting sexual abuse, the movement also demonstrates the power of modern storytelling.Continue...

The keto diet isn’t a fitness solution

In a social media-dominated world, misconceptions are a constant—especially when it comes to certain foods and diets.Continue...

A story of a real life 'Catfish'

It turns out that Nev and Max’s hunt for internet frauds on Catfish isn’t just the basis of an American reality show. It also happens in our very own Queen’s community.Continue...

What the Cambridge Analytica Facebook breach means for students

It’s not paranoia if they’re really out to get you – and, if you’re on Facebook, they really might be.Continue...

We need to be aware of the artificiality of Instagram

Over the years, I’ve often heard the words, “wait, she looks nothing like she does on her Instagram.”Continue...

Demonetization alone won’t solve YouTube’s content issues

When YouTube was launched as a video sharing site in 2005, it was meant to be a platform for anyone to create content free of charge.Continue...

We don’t need ‘Lady-Friendly’ Doritos

In a time where gender inequality is in sharp focus, it’s ridiculous of the CEO of Pepsi-Co, Indra Nooyi, to propose women need a different kind of chip to appeal to them.Continue...

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