It‘s more than just virtue signaling or surface-level sharing

Images: @nextshark/Instagram and @impact/Instagram

Just over a year ago, the Black Lives Matter movement brought a wave of infographics on police brutality and posts breaking down exactly what it meant to “defund the police.” Then, during the election last November, users plastered messages encouraging Americans to vote and to “grab ’em by the ballot.”…

Chicken caesar salad, but the “chicken caesar salad” is silent

Screenshots: TikTok

When New York University student Ben Cresto opened his quarantine meal, he wasn’t expecting to see a steak-and-cheese salad.

Why? Well, for starters, he’s vegan.

As NYU decided to return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, roughly 2,600 students are in isolation, relying on the university for three meals a…

The facade of Calloway culture only goes to show that destroying an online persona is just as easy as creating one.

Instagram: Caroline Calloway

Love her or hate her, the internet can’t seem to get enough of Caroline Calloway. Since her reign as The Queen of Instagram, the 28-year-old influencer has:

  • Rose to the spotlight of social media through her #adventuregrams — incredibly long, incredibly detailed captions that documented her life stories.
  • Scored a…

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