Social Media

Social Media

PREFACE: While my essay observes the effects of institutionalized oppression and inequality between genders, I am conscious of intersectionality and believe that the issue of inequality is not unique to gender minorities. I will use traditional gender pronouns (he, she) and labels (man/male, woman/...
You may have heard of Essena O’Neill , either from the past few years when she was posting bikini pics on Instagram or from recently when she went viral for re-captioning those same photos. O’Neill’s captions pointed out that she was as young as 15, getting likes for looking provocative. She...
Last week shockingly had more douchebags to battle it out! I mean, it also had heroes, role models, and charitable people, but this isn’t a Buzzfeed listicle. This is a showdown of heinous human-bidets. Our last winner was a corporate slimeball who jacked up prices for life-saving HIV drugs . Who...
This has been a big week for douchebaggery in the news, what with heavyweights Kim Davis and Donald Trump still making headlines. We’re going to ignore to A-list D-bags, so that we can look at some new rising douches. In one corner, we have Martin Shkreli, who has been in the limelight this week,...
Pinterest where adults around the world create colossal computer scrapbooks. A digital reminder of the days when we strived to do things, but never did, and the showboating of assholes around the world that are actually better then you, or I. This week I take a deeper look into the Do It Yourself (...
Netflix was down for about an hour, and some people completely lost it. Hilarious tweets followed the fiasco and showed how much the streaming service has become embedded into people's daily lives. Lazy much? Laugh with us at all these ridiculous cries for help: Did you get affected by this?...