Like the rest of the modern world, I have a heavily curated and constantly monitored social media presence. Each branch of my social media empire has a slightly different set of rules. There’s how and what I talk about on Twitter, the images I am most likely to post on Instagram, and of course, no … [Read more…]
I awoke to a message from Kayla via Facebook messenger the morning after the Presidential election. “Did you really unfriend Erin?” I paused a while, unsure how to answer; unsure if the question was a judgement. After only three hours of sleep and four days of relentless panic attacks, I wasn’t sure about anything. Wait, … [Read more…]
As the University of South Carolina geared up to start their first day of school in the fall semester, I decided to look into Yik Yak, known as an online space where college students share their thoughts without reservation. Where better to look for truth than an anonymous message board system frequented by the young?