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Celebrities

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

It’s hard to escape the world of social media and the impact it is having on body image standards. If we thought the pressure from the fashion or advertising industries […]

Contributors

How Social Media Has Changed And Amplified The Modern Feminist Message

How Social Media Has Changed And Amplified The Modern Feminist Message

By Katie McBeth Since the original movement took form in the mid nineteenth century, feminism has gone through some huge changes. What first started as a right for women to […]

Causes, Politics

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

If you are still in doubts whether social media has the power to change the world, then this story might sway your opinion. In 2015 a video was released by […]

Causes

South Asian Women Create Social Media Campaign To Challenge Stigma Around Dark Skin

South Asian Women Create Social Media Campaign To Challenge Stigma Around Dark Skin

The idea that fair skin is the epitome of beauty is a concept that has been perpetuated in accordance with Eurocentric standards for many generations. In South Asian countries like […]

Sponsored

Why Some Of The World’s Most Popular Websites Are Banned In Some Countries

Why Some Of The World’s Most Popular Websites Are Banned In Some Countries

The most popular websites in the world are daily standbys for millions, if not billions, of people. Sites like Google, Facebook, Twitter, eBay, and YouTube provide services and entertainment that, […]

Body Image, Causes

Dove And Twitter’s New Campaign Aims To Tackle Hate-Talk On Social Media

Dove And Twitter’s New Campaign Aims To Tackle Hate-Talk On Social Media

We all do it, let’s be honest. We all have criticisms about our appearance and have voiced those out loud, and maybe even on social media. Perhaps you are one […]

Interviews

‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

‘Mean Girls’ + Social Media = New Novel ‘Populatti’ By Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

We all remember the movie ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan as an outcast who tries to fit in with a female clique by changing herself and covering up her past. […]

Body Image

New Infographic Detailing How Selfies Are Damaging Our Self Image

New Infographic Detailing How Selfies Are Damaging Our Self Image

How many selfies do you take in a day? Or a week? How many do you post on social media? Do you remember a time when you didn’t worry so […]

Contributors

In Defense Of Millennials – We’re Not An Entitled & Narcissistic Generation

In Defense Of Millennials – We’re Not An Entitled & Narcissistic Generation

By Jennifer Hacker It seems to me that every other day my Facebook news feed is cluttered with articles berating the millennial generation. Sites like The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, […]

Causes, Working Women

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

If you type in the hashtags #anorexia, #bulimia or #eatingdisorders on Instagram, you will literally see millions of posts. If you try to click on the top search result, a […]

Causes

When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

See this picture above? Apparently Instagram deemed it “inappropriate” and that it violated its Terms of Service. The problem with that is there are TONNES of pictures of women in […]

Body Image

Female Student Starts Social Media Movement To Fight “Fat Shaming”

Female Student Starts Social Media Movement To Fight “Fat Shaming”

28 year old Wayne State University student Amanda Levitt is on a mission: a mission to make everyone understand the negative implications of “fat shaming”. In case you are unfamiliar […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission, Politics

Female Activists Bringing Hope To Haiyan Typhoon Victims

Female Activists Bringing Hope To Haiyan Typhoon Victims

The new of the Haiyan Typhoon hitting the Philippines rang loud across the world, as it is the most intense tropical cyclone recorded in history to ever hit land. It’s […]

Body Image, Celebrities, Fashion & Beauty

What This Victoria’s Secret SuperModel Would Do If She Was Ever Called “Fat”

What This Victoria’s Secret SuperModel Would Do If She Was Ever Called “Fat”

In case you didn’t know it already, Victoria’s Secret ubermodel Doutzen Kroes is not only one of the most recognizable faces in the fashion industry, but also the fifth highest […]