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03 Feb 2020

Trendy Self-Care Mantras Are Destroying Your Life

by Laurie Riihimaki  In the last decade, there has been a big switch in the way we perceive mental health. Now, the topic of mental health is widely talked about and the stigma is being slowly wiped away. A lot of the positive and open conversation about mental health has

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08 Nov 2019

How to Grow Your Social Media Brand While Dying Inside

by Laurie Riihimaki Having Instagram is a necessity if you want to have any sort of influence on the world. That’s because our average audience is just like us: easily impressionable, loves instant gratification, and they’re suffering from sore thumbs from frequent scrolling. Seriously, if you’re not on Insta then

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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31 Oct 2019

Please Shut Up About Other People’s Body Positivity

by Laurie Riihimaki With this whole #BodyPositive Movement that’s sweeping all of our Insta and Twitter feeds everyone has something to say. And it usually isn’t very nice. Didn’t your mothers teach you to keep your mouths shut if you couldn’t say anything nice? Over our short time on this

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27 Sep 2019

The Weird, Wonderful World That is “Snakes of Instagram”

by Hannah Harkness [Cover Image Credit: @alternativecritterscreatures, Model: @a_man_duh10] While cat and dog pictures are the rulers of Instagram pet content/memes, every kind of pet has their own subculture and their own internet baby talk… Just like the internet turned cat to kitteh and dog to doggo, bird also became

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11 Sep 2019

The War Has Evolved and We Are Losing

It was 18 years ago today when two planes crashed through the World Trade Center towers and killed nearly 3,000 people. The traumatic scene was aired on every news outlet across the nation. It would replay in real time every Sept. 11 morning after. It was a day that would

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03 Jul 2019

Twitter Wins the Social Media Meltdown War

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! It’s the craziest thing! People around the world are looking up and some are even holding conversations, with other human beings! It’s good for the ego when people actually find you interesting enough to talk to…and then you realize it’s not because

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17 Jul 2018

Digital Drama: When a ‘Like’ Is More Than Just a ‘Like’

By Rachel Fogletto Whenever drama pops up online, you can never hear enough times, “It’s ONLY the internet!” This is a toxic attitude and it has to stop before we bury each other in existential graveyards of screenshots, emoji flirts, gif battles and read message receipts. Humans are adaptable and

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21 Feb 2018

Is social media turning us back into teenagers?

By Genie Carter I try to spend as little time as I can on Facebook, but like so many people, I quickly get sucked into the ease of scrolling through stories and clicking the little red numbers when they come up. I know I’ve been on it too long when

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