Posts tagged "social media"

This Thanksgiving, Eat Whatever You Goddamn Want

Each year, as the holidays approach, Black Friday inches closer to the Wednesday before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we are inundated with advice on how to diet the day

Lauren Duca | November 25, 2015 - 10:30 am

You Have So Much More Power Over “The Media” Than You Realize

The people are what make a story a “big story” — not the media.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 17, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Emily Postmodern: #Mourning In The Time Of Social Media

What can we learn from the Victorians?

Julianna Rose Dow | November 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Reformed Instagram Model Will Post New Daily Videos To Promote Anti-Social Media Agenda

Are you confused? It’s okay, this is kind of confusing. …

Megan Reynolds | November 4, 2015 - 9:00 am

Instagram Teen Pulls Back The Curtain To Prove That “Nothing You See Is Real”

If you’ve ever found yourself at the mercy of a 10 minute photoshoot just to get one perfect #haircut #selfie, or spent more than, hmm, five minutes arranging your book, your…

Megan Reynolds | November 3, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Frisky Rant: This #NoBraDay Breast Cancer Awareness Thing Seems Like Some Bullshit

Exactly what is this supposed to accomplish?

Robyn Pennacchia | October 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

First, There Was Lulu: What Peeple Has Yet To Learn About The Business Of Reviewing Human Beings

As we were all losing our minds over the yet-to-be-released Peeple app, the makers of Lulu had to be feeling at least a little bit of déjà vu. After all, the business…

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Make It Stop: “My Friend’s Facebook Posts About Her Kid Are Totally TMI”

When I’m scrolling my feed in public, I don’t want to see half-naked babies popping up on my screen.”

Anna Goldfarb | October 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Is It Necessary For Your Life Partner To Like All Of Your Instagram Pics?

If you are in a relationship and you have Instagram, chances are you have strange and unyielding expectations, rooted in very little, that your partner tosses you a spare like

Megan Reynolds | August 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Kills At Box Office

The much anticipated hit ‘Straight Outta Compton’, the biopic about N.W.A., the early 90s hip hop group, proved highly successful at the box office on its opening day.
The Dr. Dre…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 1:00 pm

50 Cent To Pay An Extra $2 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit

The rap star 50 Cent, nee Curtis Jackson III, has been ordered to pay an extra $2 million in punitive damages to Lastonia Leviston, the woman who was featured in…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Kim Kardashian: “I Guess People Would Call Me A Feminist”

Plus, Ben and Jen will continue to live together post-split, and President Obama has no love for guacamole with peas.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Hillary Clinton Is Now On Instagram!

Learning to speak Millennial, one day at a time.

Claire Hannum | June 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

School Furious At Dad For Posting Pictures Of His Bullied Son Online

Officials at an elementary school Methuen, Massachusetts are simply aghast at a parent for posting a picture of his bruised and bloody child on social media, after that child was assaulted by…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 1, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Frisky Reads: Read Bottom Up Is All of Us And It’s Great

My Gchat history is a wasteland of eight plus years of frantic missives sent to friends — often copy/pasted for maximum broadcast efficiency — dissecting the date I had last night…

Beejoli Shah | April 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

I Hereby Declare Today, April 6, Unfriend Every Dude You’ve Banged And No Longer Care About Day!

Facebook has been seriously up my ass about dudes I’ve slept with lately. First, the People You May Know feature managed to get access to my iPhone contacts so suddenly one night…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 4:30 pm

How Do You Cope With Internet-Induced Opinion Fatigue?

Jess Zimmerman published a very good article today about opinion fatigue, or the exhaustion that comes from feeling like you constantly have to participate in the deluge of opinions-expressed-online, whether…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

The University Of Oregon Is Using A Rape Victim’s Counseling Notes For Their Investigation

The University of Oregon is claiming that they can access a rape victim’s counseling records from the help she sought on-campus after her assault as part of their investigation –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 4, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Facebook Has Serious New Suicide Prevention Tools

Yesterday, Facebook announced new measures to help users who might be at risk for self-harm. It’s become too common that we hear stories about Facebook users who speak to their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
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