Impact of Social Media in our lives

How often is it that we walk into a full room of people that are oblivious to the presence of a crowd around them? With their eyes glued to the screen of a smartphone, the scene is definitely different from about a decade ago when personal interactions were mostly face-to-face. Social media was the whirlwind that endured social boundaries, rather than an illusion. Social media has been ingrained into our society today to such an extent that it is virtually impossible for people to take you seriously, if you are not on any…

The Evolution of Snapchat

Social media has taken a big toll on our everyday lives. Social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat allow you to connect with just about anyone. According to Cornell University’s Steven Strogatz, social media sites can make it more difficult for us to distinguish between the meaningful relationships we foster in the real world, and the numerous casual relationships formed through social media. A big participant in this industry is Snapchat, the crazed social networking app for all ages. Since Snapchat’s release in 2011, it has since changed our everyday lives both physically and mentally…

Alex Lapham

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