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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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Narrow standards of beauty have existed for a very long time, but the fight against the false perception of what supposed perfection looks like has gotten more serious since the […]

Causes

Why Self-Care Is An Important Part Of Standing Up To Online Harassment

Why Self-Care Is An Important Part Of Standing Up To Online Harassment

Online activist spaces are increasingly becoming subject to anti-feminist trolls and MRAs (Men’s Rights Activists). Feminist forums, Facebook groups and twitter are all common playgrounds for these trolls. While it […]

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

Youtube Sensation Lilly Singh, Aka ||Superwoman||, Calls For An End To Girl On Girl Hate

Youtube Sensation Lilly Singh, Aka ||Superwoman||, Calls For An End To Girl On Girl Hate

With over 7.6 million subscribers, it’s clear that Youtuber Lilly Singh, aka IISuperwomanII, is a voice of influence in the digital space. Known for her unapologetic feminism, her badass style […]

Entertainment

Are These Instagram Celebrities Giving Girls A New Perspective On Social Media “Fame”?

Are These Instagram Celebrities Giving Girls A New Perspective On Social Media “Fame”?

By now you are probably already familiar with Australian Instagram celebrity/model Essena O’Neill, the teen girl who famously became a viral sensation (outside of her already large following) for declaring […]

Causes

United Nations Says We Need To “Wake Up” & Fight Online Harassment Against Women

United Nations Says We Need To “Wake Up” & Fight Online Harassment Against Women

October is national bullying prevention month. And we have to say, it is about time the world, especially the tech world, got a wake up call and realized something needs […]

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, Celebrities

Jaime King Defends Kim Kardashian, Slams Society’s Body Shaming Obsession

Jaime King Defends Kim Kardashian, Slams Society’s Body Shaming Obsession

Jaime King we hart you! Yes we spelled that wrong on purpose you guys. It was a nod to the actress’ role on ‘Hart of Dixie’. Why do we “hart” […]

Politics

Queen Rania Of Jordan Believes Social Media Is The Key To Defeating ISIS

Queen Rania Of Jordan Believes Social Media Is The Key To Defeating ISIS

When you think of royalty and monarchs around the world, you think of an elite group of people who make public appearances for nothing more than publicity and to fulfill […]

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. […]

Causes

What Verizon Has Been Doing To Americans For 20 Years May Surprise You

What Verizon Has Been Doing To Americans For 20 Years May Surprise You

Domestic Violence has been a big topic in the news, especially here in the United States during 2014. The NFL players who were found to be abusing their wives, partners […]