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A new wave of Instagram challenges has arrived

During my self-isolation, not a day has gone by where  I have not seen a new challenge pop up in my Instagram feed.  It started with drawing foods, then it moved onto women posting photos to lift themselves and other women up, then it was push up challenges and it slowly moved to posting a picture with the caption ‘until […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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I have a finstagram and you should too

When I was in high school and got my first social media account, I remember my mom telling me to be careful about what I posted since my name would be attached. My Instagram has gone through many changes, from my directioner days to my theatre kid days to who I am now. My actual Instagram account is something that […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Ariana Grande sues Forever 21

Forever 21, a company rife with its own problems and a looming path to bankruptcy, has recently found itself on the receiving end of a 10 million dollar lawsuit courtesy of Ariana Grande. The fast fashion retailer is facing the consequences of using the singer’s likeness in various Instagram posts without her permission, and, given the information available about her […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Fake Instagram accounts

A large phenomenon which took Instagram by storm this summer was 50% of your followers sharing posts about causes which they really don’t care about. Have they ever sat you down and had a conversation about what autism awareness means to them? Or how they were going to donate real money to the Sudan issue? Even if they cared (or […]

by Katherine Weber· · Opinion ·
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What’s so basic about liking fall?

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte season is upon us. Girls everywhere are posting pictures of Instagramable pumpkin patches and Bath and Body Works is likely rubbing their metaphorical hands together with glee over the number of people who are buying their seasonal candles by the basketful. These are typically mocked aspects of fall weather that are connected to girls and their […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Unsigned: The Instagram culture creates a false life for everyone

Following the lives of the rich and famous seems like a great thing, until it builds a sense of false confidence. Instagram used to be about original content, art and showcasing the best of everyone’s photos, making photography more accessible. Now, it’s about self-gratification through likes and being unique through art has become increasingly difficult. Some people have rules about […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Poetry: a late but promising entrant to Instagram fame

When Instagram came into the world six years ago, it was geared towards photographers. The point of this new social media platform was to tell stories visually, with only a short caption to complement the photograph. Like Facebook, Instagram has evolved as more and more users test different ways they can use the platform. Instagram isn’t just for photography anymore. […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts, Arts and Life ·