The 2010s were a period of transformation for technology, culture, and society at large. But as the age of the internet kicked off, humans responded to this newfound freedom and power in odd ways. Here are the most viral and overdone trends of the 2010s, ranked in no particular order, and we are thrilled to say "sayonara" to each and every one of them.
Bless their hearts. When it comes to the older generation on new social media platforms you can almost ALWAYS spot them. Whether they're posting 'Happy Birthday' on their own wall or commenting on their grandkids status, it's always out of love and just downright hilarious.
Although social media is one of the most public places that exist now, many people have become very relaxed about sharing intimate details of their personal lives on there. Sometimes it's accidental, and sometimes you share something without realizing its implications. Here are 21 horrifying stories of Redditors who shared way too much personal information on social media, and the results are a cross between hilarious, horrifying, and just UNCOMFORTABLE. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!
The satirical drawings by British Illustrator, Joe Stone, poke fun at our foolish addiction to Facebook, our true face of emotion when typing messages and the irony of being connected to the world yet feeling alone. Enjoy his works below and follow the series on his Tumblr.
Are You Living an Insta Lie? Social Media Vs. Reality.
If you're guilty of living an Insta Lie or know somebody that is, then this video is most certainly for you. The video was created by Ditch the Label, an anti-bullying organisation working in the USA, UK, and Mexico, and the purpose of the film is to highlight how the "perfect" lives that people strive to imitate are often not so perfect after all. Created in partnership with fashion house boohoo.com, the video raises important questions about truth, perception, and identity.