Tag Archives: Social network

Sweden Rates Movies Based on Whether They’re Sexist

(Photo: Julia Savchenko; design: Lauren Wade) Most of us have been there, sitting in a dark theater, digging into a greasy box of popcorn (don’t judge), when the movie takes a turn for the terrible. Maybe the leading lady makes you cringe, because in order to save the day, she just has to disrobe for some reason. Or our […]

Social Media, Personal Email And Porn – How We Waste Time At Work

  Did you know that productivity losses from non-work related internet surfing have been pegged at high as 40 percent and, despite this, just 15 percent of businesses have an office social media policy? Subsequently, platforms like Twitter and Facebook have become a veritable haven for time suckage during office hours, and many businesses are […]

Study Says One in Four Regretful Youths Experience Social Media Shame

A highly-scientific “demographically-based” survey using quantifiable, empirical evidence like ‘which emoji best represents your #feels?’ has found that one in four youths experience social media shame after posting a necessary YOLO update that they later feared could jeopardise the current or future job prospects. Basically, Future Employment FOMO. Of the one thousand surveyed American youths […]

Dark undercurrents of teenage girls’ selfies

Pouty self portraits have turned boy-girl relations into a cut-throat sexual rat race. If social media only caused narcissism, it wouldn’t be the worst thing. Instagram and Facebook are social networks that not only breed narcissistic tendencies but transform relations into a sexual rat race. On these ubiquitous portals, the popularity of girls is hotly […]