Social media

Facebook’s political focus isn’t going anywhere

Despite changes to your Facebook timeline, don’t expect your politically-charged News Feed to be replaced with a constant stream of dog photos just yet.Continue...

The obsessive reality of HQ

Have you been noticing that every night at 9 p.m. and every weekday at 3 p.m. everyone seems to drop whatever they're doing to yell at their phone? The reason for this strange new ritual lies in two letters now synonymous with the world's first live quiz app: HQ.Continue...

Why your art should live online

As a theatre artist, a question I always ask myself is “how can I share my art with as many people as possible?” The answer is simple; get online.Continue...

Prioritizing the self in self worth

Despite its virtues, living in a more socially interconnected world has made us more susceptible to basing our self-worth on the opinions of others.Continue...

Queen’s start-up admitted into Canada’s Top Software Technology Accelerator

Co-founded by a group of Queen’s students and alumni, PropertySpark has been admitted into Canada’s Top Software Technology Accelerator, L-Spark.Continue...

Social media activism is no joke

Social media activism is essentially using the platform of an online forum to lead or support a cause. It’s activism behind a screen.Continue...

Although well intentioned, #MeToo needs to refocus

While #MeToo is currently trending and well intentioned, it isn’t doing anything radically different than the hashtags that have come before it.Continue...

Exclusive interview with Queen's Baddies

If you haven’t yet heard of the Instagram account Queen’s Baddies, you’re probably one of few.Continue...

My summer on a social media cleanse

For any millennial, the thought of giving up social media for any period of time most likely sends a chill down your spine thinking about the #FOMO and big news you could be missing without the ability to constantly scroll.Continue...

Self-deprecation on social media: for expression or for likes?

Where’s the line between celebrating imperfection and using it for approval?Continue...

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