Instagram Criticized For Over-Focusing on Short-Form Videos

Is Instagram trying too hard to compete with TikTok? Instagram was going to implement a full-screen feed and increase recommendations based on recently watched content. The changes were tested on…

Can Gen Zs Break Free From Social Media Addiction?

Do you think you have a social media addiction? Social media addiction has become more common than ever with the rise of social media giants like TikTok and Instagram. Short-form…

Attention Span Problems? TikTok Could be to Blame

Is your obsession with TikTok’s endless stream of short clips affecting you attention span?  What is Tik Tok and why is it so addictive?  Launched in September 2017 by Chinese…

LGBT TikTok: How Covid Helped LGBTQ+ Youth Discover Themselves

LGBT TikTok, the pandemic and how the experience encouraged self-discovery The pandemic gave people way too much time to think. And, as highlighted by Psychologist Dr. Glen Hosking, ‘When you…

Madonna Hit With More Ageist Trolling

Madonna may be one of history’s most successful pop stars and an all-around superstar icon, but that doesn’t mean that she is immune to social media trolling. A recent TikTok…

The Trans Handy Ma’am and How She Became an Internet Sensation

The Wisconsin maintenance worker known as ‘Stardust’ began posting on the social media platform TikTok in 2020 and became The Trans Handy Ma’am sensation She began posting to promote her…

What are the Drawbacks of Becoming “That Girl” 

Several sites and creators call the ‘that girl’ trend the ‘wellness hot girl summer’  Every generation had its ‘it girl’; from the early y2k era when every girl coveted something…

I Fell Down the Study Blog Rabbit Hole

Could TikTok actually help students become more productive? Like many students, I went into lockdown determined to use the extra time to improve my study habits. But, like so many…