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Review: Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” is a hard-hitting eye-opener on our relationship with social media

A student scrolls on their phone.
October 9, 2020
The film excels at making you question your own relationship with social media and advises critical thought on how you’re actually using it.

I tried Bumble BFF for a week. Here’s what happened

I tried Bumble BFF for a week. Here’s what happened
November 6, 2019
I racked up about fifty “yes” swipes to my profile, but I only made matches with about twenty people. Of my twenty matches, I messaged five people first and around seven messaged me first. 

Opinion: Blackfishing is an Instagram trend that needs to go

Opinion: Blackfishing is an Instagram trend that needs to go
October 10, 2019
My issue with blackfishing is that these models are clearly mimicking my culture for clout and money, when every time I perform my culture, it’s ridiculed and sometimes even criminalized.

How To Step Up Your Instagram Game

A student scrolls through Instagram.
March 27, 2019

Instagram is home to snapshots of our favorite life moments. We try so hard to get that perfect angle, but sometimes we fall short on what we want our picture to look like. Here are five ways to step up...

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