Love Island has faced past criticism for not promoting sustainable lifestyles.
Sustainable fashion collaborations show that living an eco-friendly life can be fun - here’s how popular shows can help dismantle consumerism altogether.
Social media has helped to make these products more relatable.
This is something that has been going on for hundreds of years.
TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events.
In today’s episode we take a look at how TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events in the last two years.
The cast of Love Island will be dressed in secondhand clothing as they look for love in the villa.
The beloved reality show is partnering with eBay to promote secondhand outfits instead of fast fashion.
Influencers like Kim Kardashian, who has 307 million followers on Instagram, need to be aware of problematic engagement.
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Influencers need to be aware that some of their followers may have unhealthy relationships with social media. Although it contrasts with their goals, influencers can help create healthy relationships.
A woman with hair dyed bright red wears a mask as she uses her phone in Beijing.
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In China, social media is being censored to reflect pro-Russian sentiment, making it impossible to gauge public opinion of Chinese people on the Russian invasion.
In Kenya, social media has become a new battleground in electoral campaigns.
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The vacuum created by a drop in public trust in mainstream platforms has given rise to new media players who don’t always play by the rules.
That impossibly beautiful model on Instagram might be just that. CGI influencers are already on social media, and Meta’s commercial interest means it shouldn’t be in charge of the ethical guidelines.
The Sunwing saga highlighted the role of influencers, which in this case was negative, but they are still considered role models followers identify with, or whose example they want to follow.
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Influencers fill emotional and information needs. They are perceived as role models followers identify with, or whose example they want to follow.
The cute economy is not only a network of cute content that people participate in making, sharing and circulating but also a multibillion-dollar business.
If sharing cute animal content is your love language, you’re not alone — you are part of a bigger cultural phenomenon called the cute economy.
Capturing the public’s attention is about standing out in a crowd of influencers.
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Social influencers vie for public attention in a crowded market place. This makes the bold and the ruthless even more likely to opt for strategic dishonesty if it will further their interests.
Robot and artificial intelligence are poised to increase their influences within our every day lives.
With advances in technology, robots and artificial intelligence have increasingly more sophisticated encounters with humans.
Physical activity, eating habits and emotional support from friends and family are stronger predictors of health than body mass index.
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Weight discrimination, like teasing, is common among youth and linked to eating disorders and depression. Youth’s health and well-being would be best supported by not focusing on their weight.
The creation of social media accounts based on fictional models raises pointed questions about race, representation and commodification.
Jake Paul is pushed into a closet to get him away from boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. after a scuffle broke out during a news conference.
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Influencers boxing retired MMA fighters, YouTubers and basketball players detracts from the legitimacy of the sport. It’s a short-term business decision, plain and simple.
An online influencer’s desire to identify as ‘transracial’ reveals their own racism, transphobia and privileged perspective.
It’s not just the drama that gets people to tune in every night
Despite being widely viewed as a safer alternative to tobacco, e-cigarettes aren’t harmless, especially to adolescents. But social media is rife with glossy content that makes vaping look fun and cool.
How does the spirit of Byron Byron endure wave after wave of seekers and lately, Instagram influencers? Sally Breen took a road trip and found a something deeper in the beachy township.
Polls have found that feminism has been declared unappealing and irrelevant to young women.
After accusations flew between the two influencers, we would do well to remind ourselves why there’s so much overlap in this genre