To Play or Not to Play Pokémon Go

In just a few short weeks, Pokémon Go has become the most popular mobile game in history…far more popular than Candy Crush! In fact, the number of users of the augmented reality game has quickly surpassed that of Twitter in the U.S. and it has even recorded higher engagement rates than several other social media […]

How To Set Up YouTube Parental Control

How To Set Up YouTube Parental Controls To Help Protect Your Child Since its launch in February 2005, YouTube has grown to be one of the most visited websites. In fact, with over 1 billion registered users and more than 790 million unique monthly visitors, it is the second most popular web platform behind Facebook. […]

Binge-Watching and Your Health

Binge-Watching and Your Health: Is there Cause for Concern?   With season six of the wildly popular “Game of Thrones” TV show in full swing, the act of “binge-watching” is once again in the spotlight. The modern culture trend was a hot topic for many in the weeks leading up to the premiere of the […]

Snapchat – Everything You Need to Know

In recent months, the phrase “Add me on Snap!” has become a staple in conversations online and offline. However, what is this elusive “Snap” that is creating this buzz? Should you use it? Are you using it? In this post, we’ll break down some important things YOU need to know about the social media platform […]

Artificial Intelligence Debate Gathers Steam

The concept of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for a while but has come up for discussion more often in recent years as technological advances come through thick and fast. From blockbuster movies, such as “Iron Man”, “I-Robot” and “Eagle Eye”, to a recent robot called Sophia which can mimic human facial expressions, the age of AI […]

The Effects of Media Stereotyping and Body Image on Young People

TV shows, music videos, advertisements and other media content portray various stereotypes to the viewing public. Stereotypes are essentially classifications that are promulgated and may influence an opinion about other people based on their culture, race, body type, sexuality, political affiliation and religion, among other things. A stereotype may be created, for example, when only […]

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