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Celebrities contribute to incessant social media advertisements

Celebrities contribute to incessant social media advertisements

Abby Fleming ’20

December 12, 2018

It started with a few cryptic tweets following her breakup with her fiance, SNL actor Pete Davidson, each one including the phrase, “thank u, next.” It caused a commotion, to say the least. On Twitter, fans speculated if this could be hinting at a new album title or single. They were right; a few ...

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

October 5, 2018

By Carly Kaplowitz '21 Technology companies Amazon and Snapchat are creating a new feature in which Snapchat users can easily find and purchase a product. Users can do this by pressing down on their mobile device screen, holding it up to the item or barcode and then scanning it. If the item or bar...

Students unfazed after Snap announces redesign of app

Students unfazed after Snap announces redesign of app

January 3, 2018

On Nov. 7, 2017, Snap Inc. announced its third-quarter earnings report and reported weak revenue and user growth. Pressure from Snap investors to grow its user base has ignited the company to implement an overhaul of the disappearing pictures social media app. This overhaul is intended to draw in more u...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Get me out of Generation Z

November 22, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17   I used to send Snapchats of books I was reading, underlining sentences that I found particularly funny or alarmingly existential. Sometimes I would even add brief captions expressing my thoughts, and if I was feeling exceptionally quirky, I’d throw in my favorite emoj...

Racist media posts enrage college students

Racist media posts enrage college students

October 17, 2016

Cate Casparius '19, Staff Writer Since the 2016-2017 college year began, there have been at least four instances of racial Snapchat posts at Universities which led to big consequences, in some cases even expulsion. Presently, the media allows for people to voice their opinion to anyone willing t...

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