The lucky girl syndrome: The science behind the new TikTok trend that’s reshaping your brain

“I am a lucky girl.” “Only good things happen to me.” Or at least that’s what I’ve been telling myself ever since I came across TikTok’s latest viral hashtag, Lucky Girl Syndrome, which has over 195 million views. The concept is simple: Tell yourself you’re lucky—so lucky that only good things happen to you. Then … Read more

Fighting Anti-Semitism Today: Holocaust Education in the Age of Twitter and TikTok | Opinion

Written by Alan Marcus In the age of social media, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial are no longer hidden in the margins, caused by fringe hate groups. From Yee — formerly known as Kanye West — and NBA player Kyrie Irving to members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, recognized figures have echoed anti-Semitic … Read more

Fighting anti-Semitism in the age of Twitter and TikTok

In the age of social media, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial are no longer hidden in the margins, caused by fringe hate groups. From Yee — formerly known as Kanye West — and NBA player Kyrie Irving to members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, recognized figures have echoed anti-Semitic ideas, often online. Besides … Read more

More universities are banning TikTok from their campus networks and devices TechCrunch

Public universities across an expanding swath of US states have banned TikTok in recent months, and two of the country’s largest colleges have followed suit. The University of Texas and Texas A&M University are among the latest colleges to take action against the social app, which is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance. The recent wave of … Read more

vegetarian children? Moms on TikTok are promoting a new way to raise their kids, but nutrition experts have concerns

The vegan diet has seen a rise in popularity with many new parents choosing to raise their children vegan as well, but some dietitians and researchers are raising concerns about the infant diet, which they warn can lead to serious health complications that can stunt growth and put a stop to it. They risk nutrient … Read more

The work of Internet creators is now dominated by short mobile video a la TikTok

Illustration: Sarah Grillo / Axios A new era of short video is sweeping the internet, forcing every type of creator—from podcasters to photographers and publishers—to adjust their media strategies. why does it matterThere has never been much opportunity for content creation online, but commercial incentives are driving all kinds of creative individuals and organizations to … Read more

The $15,000 Horror Movie That Captivated TikTok – Rolling Stone

The basic rule Bedtime is simple: don’t look under the bed. Everyone knows this. Amoebas know this. However, Kylie, one of the two young children in the low-budget Canadian horror film Kyle Edward Paul Skinamarink, is it anyway. Even worse, she does so after being commanded by a voice in the dark. A voice in … Read more