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Instagram, please remove likes

Instagram, please remove likes

Molly Gold '21, Paper News Editor

January 15, 2020

As I scroll through Instagram, posts from friends, celebrities, meme accounts and puppies pass across my screen. Often, before even looking at the actual photo, my eyes instinctively go directly to the bottom left corner of their post: the amount of likes that the post received. Similarly, immediately...

Instagram, please do not remove likes

Instagram, please do not remove likes

Logan Gornbein '21, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Instagram is a platform where people are able to share photos or videos to a wide range of audiences. Instagram allows you to leave a like or comment on someone’s post of a picture or a video. Personally, seeing who likes my posts and how many likes my post receives is interesting and exciting. Ne...

Brand collapses after releasing school shooting themed hoodies

Brand collapses after releasing school shooting themed hoodies

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The BStroy clothing brand faced major backlash after releasing school-shooting themed hoodies during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 15.   The schools included were Stoneman Douglas in 2018, Virginia Tech in 2007, Columbine in 1999 and Sandy Hook in 2012. To make matters much worse, the hoodies f...

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 ...

Instagram founders resign after clashes with Facebook ownership

Instagram founders resign after clashes with Facebook ownership

October 11, 2018

By Alex Sprouls '19 Instagram co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are leaving the company after eight years and clashes with Facebook’s management team since it became the parent company in 2012. “I don’t expect many good changes [to Instagram] since I feel like Facebook hasn’t c...

Health accounts takeover Instagram feeds

Health accounts takeover Instagram feeds

October 12, 2017

By Elle Fair '19 An image of grilled chicken topped with steamy vegetables and a side of fresh, dairy free ice cream is just one example of a meal you might open your Instagram feed to. It's not just any ordinary foodgram, it’s a trendy, new craze in the world of social media: healthy food Instagrams....

Donut Crazy: Is it worth the hype?

Donut Crazy: Is it worth the hype?

Nicole Shapiro ’18 and Caroline Blevins ’18

November 6, 2016

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[Sept. 2016 Features] Student businesses soar with Instagram

October 11, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner '18 Sports Editor and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Her fingers delicately strung together the last bead, and she gleamed with a familiar zeal. Julie Kaplan ’17 was armed and ready for her newest Instagram post to promote her new entrepreneurial business, Jewels by Jules. I...

Debasing the word “skinny” through mutual empowerment

Debasing the word “skinny” through mutual empowerment

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

Two girls threw their arms around each other and puckered their lips in seductive fashion, giggling and beaming smiles in between iPhone camera flashes. Their trusted friend and designated photographer snapped and clicked away with glee. She then lowered the phone and looked down at her screen in di...

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