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Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

It's a great idea to hide like counts on Instagram. However, the implementation of this idea hasn't been as solid as its base idea. Adam Mosseri, CEO of Instagram, announced on Nov. 8 that Instagram will begin removing likes from their platform in the U.S. The hope of this move is to boost user morale...

Digital art, just as real as your piece of paper

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

One of the greatest and most tragic misconceptions of the art world is those who believe that digital art isn’t real art. Digital art is not just a passing fad, it is a new form of art that makes it more accessible and creates endless new possibilities for the places art can go and the forms it can ...

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

The problem of cultural appropriation has again raised its head on social media. And again ignorance and hubris have combined in dangerous quantities among social media influencers and celebrities at the fore of the issue. Blackfishing is the act of contriving to look mixed-race or black to reap whatever ben...