TikTok Is Racist Towards P.O.C.

TikTok is an app where you can make 15 second-3 minute videos. It used to be called musical.ly. Before it was called TikTok, only kids used to be on the app, but now there are teens and adults on the app. With there being grown people on the app, more political and social problems are […]

Social Media’s Negative Effects on Young People

Introduction Nowadays, it is easy for everyone to access anything and be aware of what is going on in the world and keep updated about the news. People use social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, etc. for many reasons, such as for business reasons, motivational platforms, or just for fun, but some people do […]

The Effects Of Social Media On Teens’ Mental Health

Introduction 20 years ago, it definitely wasn’t normal to see a teen carrying a smartphone around seemingly 24/7, constantly checking their various social media accounts. Nowadays, social media seems to be an important part of the average teenager’s life. Thousands of teens are currently involved in popular platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok. The […]

How Social Media is Harmful

Do you use social media? There are so many social media platforms that can help connect with your friends, but are they really helping you? Although social media can help connect with people, people should limit their social media usage because it is addictive, can cause health problems, and can make you feel bad about […]

A US Company Purchasing TikTok is the Best Option for its Global Survival

Introduction TikTok is a multifaceted social media app that has taken the US by storm in the past two years. People around the world can find funny and useful videos on the platform to share with their family and friends. Users have created subcultures on the app that constitute one main culture of TikTok that […]

The Inadequacy of Social Activism

If you were to walk down the street today, see ten people, and estimate how many of them use social media, what would you say?  In the US, the answer is seven. Simply stated, 70% of Americans used social media as of 2019. The extent of this use varies, but either way, the popularity of […]

Social Media: A Teen’s Realm of Insecurity

This is a submission from our Leaders 4SC Middle School Camp. Social Media can be very difficult if a kid does not know how to handle the pressure, drama, and side effects of social media. Though there are many good aspects of social media, I think that when teens use social media they should be […]