There are upsides and downsides to social media—and I'm proud to be part of a generation tackling these issues to create a healthier future.
Tumblr's unique culture normalized queerness and social justice. Without it, where will Gen Z turn?
Posting teen angst poetry and being part of an active commenting community helped Christine Friar digest the garden-variety pain of growing up, and—unbeknownst to her at the time—curbed the loneliness of being raised by one sick parent and one caretaker parent.
Even scientists aren't entirely sure what color the dress is.
WhatsApp, Oculus, Instagram, Tumblr: These are just some of the technology companies recently valued at $1 billion or more. Whether we’re in a start-up bubble or not nobody can agree on, but one thing is certain: We have no idea what the future looks like, and an investment today could result in huge profits tomorrow.
With the rise of the invisible economy, the value of social media companies is judged less on their products than on their ability to attract users like you.