The Vermont Cynic

How has social media changed us?

How has social media changed us?

Olivia Stafford

1 day ago

Filed under Opinion

Social media has consumed young people and has changed the way we communicate. From the moment we w...

Dialogues come from openness, not anger

Dialogues come from openness, not anger

September 27, 2018

It’s a typical day during a typical week. Someone opens Twitter and does what many have done before: ...

“Me too” demands change

“Me too” demands change

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

So many “Me toos” on social media this past week have made us think long and hard. Too many pe...

Public opinions influenced by increase in fake news

Izzy Siedman

December 7, 2016

Filed under Life

Raise your hand if you’ve ever scrolled past an factually incorrect article or a misleading post from a friend on Facebook and thought nothing of it. The prevalence of “fake news” and how often it is taken as fact, reveals the influence social media has on informing and grouping the populous. As we’ve made the tr...

Saying goodbye to Vine after four years of memories

Saying goodbye to Vine after four years of memories

Izzy Siedman

November 9, 2016

Filed under Life

The video-looping service Vine has been pronounced dead. After a four-year run, Vine was discontinued on Oct. 27, according to its parent compa...

Living your life through the lens of social media

September 22, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, I am having more fun that you. Can't you tell from my Snapchat story? I go to brunch and eat crème fraiche. You are not doing that. You are eating eggs alone. Again. I am at bars gallivanting with attractive members of the opposite sex. What are you doing? Watching that show again? That must be fun.....

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