Double Tap

Double Tap

  Emma Topp, an Instagram influencer with over fifty thousand followers, scrolled through her morning feed to discover Instagram will be hiding likes from other users. Topp began to wonder how her career would change, particularly how she would gain sponsored content, if Instagram’s policy were to be implemented. “I think it’ll affect the influencer […]

Posts over Posters: How Has Social Media Impacted Modern Activism?

Posts over Posters: How Has Social Media Impacted Modern Activism?

Two months ago, Silicon Valley resident Charlotte Willner returned home from vacation to long conversations with her Pinterest co-workers about the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” family separations at the US-Mexico border. Inspired to take action, she began a Facebook fundraiser with her husband to raise over a thousand dollars to help reunite families at the border […]

Andres Walker ’18 captures attention of thousands on Vine

Andres Walker ’18 captures attention of thousands on Vine

Andres Walker ’18 does not remember much about his late-uncle– just a record player playing his favorite Spanish vallenato on repeat and a cream-colored poncho that he wore to every family dinner. Although the last time they were together was many years ago, Andres said rewatching home videos of family barbecues and birthdays has kept him close […]