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Devious lick: TikTok trend torments schools across country

Sophia Bradley October 18, 2021

Summer of 2021. About a month before school started, viral videos of teenagers stealing and vandalizing school property began taking over TikTok. New trends come and go with the majority being harmless...

TikTok app impacts teens through trends, music, dancing

Abby Mendez November 11, 2019

Internet trends come and go, but a select few manage to grow and adapt with the times. Although popular media sites like Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook have taken on very similar appearances and functions,...

Teens strive to be stereotyped to fit in with social groups

Sophia Bradley November 7, 2019

Some of the most popular internet groups and personalities are the VSCO, e-, and soft. The trends became popular on TikTok in early 2019. Each of the groups has a male and female version, so everyone...

Cautionary tale: Social media requires forethought before posting

Madison Little April 25, 2017

Hashtag. Ating. Trending. Tweeting. Snapping. The internet streams social media into teens’ lives every waking moment of the day. Social media has become the communication form of choice with teens which...

Sticks and stones become hashtags and subtweets on internet playground

Jennyfer Tucker January 26, 2016

Subtweeting, hashtags, and long paragraphs in the comment section over something completely irrelevant is what most people see today, people of the internet have no chill. Twitter flame wars and internet...

Use technology for good, not evil

adviser February 10, 2015

For decades, students have taken to bathroom stalls with Sharpies in hand to spread gossip and rumors. However, the bathroom stalls have ceased to be the primary avenue for such information. Recently,...

Tumblr the land of wonder: Users fear changes with Yahoo acquisition

Mikey Wolff November 15, 2013

Tumblr, a place of wonder and self expression. This social media site lets people express their emotions without having to type a thing in status form. The beauty of it is that most people are wrapped...

ParentalStalkingBook violates privacy

Marisa Lindeman April 17, 2012

As teenagers still living under our parents’ roof, finding a place to extend your social life online has become more and more difficult. One place where many of us decide to express our social lives...

Wrong kind of privacy

Eva Araujo April 17, 2012

When you get a friend request on Facebook, you normally think that person is your friend, however, when your parents add you as a friend one would tend to feel as though their parents are trying to play...

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