Tag Archives: social media

Black Squares and Performative Activism

Yesterday was #BlackOutTuesday. For those who don’t know, #BlackOutTuesday is a social media trend that was started by two black women in the music industry that encouraged people to spend the day reflecting on ways to support the black community. It was originally under the…

Social Media Use and COVID-19

The current COVID-19 outbreak has created many changes to our daily lives. You may be attending school through a virtual platform when you were used to being in a classroom. Maybe you were looking forward to a special event, like graduation or prom, which was…

iClean

Spring cleaning has been a tradition for a long time now. But with today’s modern amenities, we tend to neglect to cleanliness of our technology. Sometimes it seems our phones are used more than some rooms in our houses, which means they require just as…

Social Media Detox

I am an avid social media user— Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook are a daily thing for me. I could stay on my phone for hours on end, let time escape me, and I wouldn’t even notice. Every night of the week, any free time in…

#Nofilter

Do you ever compare yourself to others on social media? You are not alone! With the growing popularity of social media, many teens and young adults feel pressure to look perfect in pictures and carefully craft their social media feeds to show only the best…

The role of social media

Today, virtually every teenager has some type of social media account. Social media serves as a way to communicate with friends, stay updated and to entertain yourself. Social media also has the ability to alter your reality and decrease your self-esteem. When you log into…

Meaningful Music

My friends and I always joke around about how Twitter is our daily dose of news. I am made aware of everything happening in the world through Twitter and trending tweets. One specific thing brought to my awareness through Twitter was the Childish Gambino music…