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Snapchat Creeps Toward Its Death

Snapchat Creeps Toward Its Death

By Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Ever since the new update, Snapchat's popularity has been declining.

Social Media: The Enemy of Body Positivity

Social Media: The Enemy of Body Positivity

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eating disorders are on the rise and social media may be to blame.

Social Media Is Dying

Social Media Is Dying

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Social media is no longer social. Sites such as Facebook have become more preoccupied with video content instead of prioritizing social connections between its users.

Snapchat Update: A Huge Turn-Off

Snapchat Update: A Huge Turn-Off

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Snapchat is slowly losing popularity among students, especially with the installation of its newest update.

Snapchat Values Ad Revenue Over User Experiences

Snapchat Values Ad Revenue Over User Experiences

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Technology

Do not be fooled, the Snapchat update was not created in order to get you to have a more personal experience on social media. Snapchat's new update was created so that the app could rake in more ad revenue.

To Delete, or Not to Delete?

To Delete, or Not to Delete?

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Thinking about deleting social media? Take a look at why it might be good for you.

Vibe Out

Vibe Out

By Jalil Johnson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Is it just us, or are you feeling the NYU Vibes too?

NYUGoneWild Nudes Snapchat Revived by Stern Senior

NYUGoneWild Nudes Snapchat Revived by Stern Senior

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Explicit Snapchat account @NYUGoneWild returns from its year-long hiatus according to the account owner, who identified himself as a Stern senior.

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Facebook's and Instagram's mimicking of Snapchat's features prove that Snapchat is leading the evolution of social media.

Success Doesn’t Mean Faking Happiness

Success Doesn’t Mean Faking Happiness

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In an environment that puts so much emphasis on getting ahead, feeling unhappy can create the perception that one is falling behind in cultivating his or her success.

I Tried… Not Going on Social Media for a Week

I Tried… Not Going on Social Media for a Week

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

All of us are a little addicted to our social media. See what happens when our writer gives up Instagram and Snapchat for a week!

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

By Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Snapchat superstar came to Skirball this past Tuesday to give a motivational talk and spread more Khaled-isms.

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