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TikTok Trends: Updated

TikTok is known to begin trends where users are able to join in and keep up to date with everyday. These trends have been able to entertain  its users with these trends all throughout quarantine.

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

As most of us are stuck at home finding a way to entertain ourselves, TikTok users have been participating in the most recent trends going around. Those who are used to this app know how these trends tend to vary around every week. Here are the most recent ones on people's "For You" page. Make Your ow...

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

During the era of social media which dictates the flow of global culture and popular trends, there have been rapid changes in people’s abilities to focus. Modern times move at swift paces at the hands of technology. News updates by the minute, social interactions through a screen, being one click away ...

A Short Video Revolution: Musical.ly versus TikTok

The evolution that brought change.

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

Musical.ly Release Date: April 2014 Musical.ly Creators: Alex Zhu and Luyu Yang TikTok Release Date: September 2016 TikTok Creators: ByteDance Musical.ly was a popular app from 2014 to 2016 that allowed users to create short videos and upload them online. Many teens and preteens used...

Let’s STOP Keeping Up With The Kardashians

People can't seem to get enough of this popular family and no one knows why.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Gossip amongst teenagers and adults regarding the Kardashians is always a popular topic of conversation. This famous Los Angeles family, as some would like to say, are well known for their exotic beauty and lavish lifestyle; however, others don't understand the fame behind this family. Debates on whether...

Cast Your Vote

Amid dwindling voter turnout, why should you go out to vote?

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 26, 2016

With the Florida Primary behind us, Florida voters are left with feelings of political pressure. Candidates from both parties were making Florida visits, as Florida was a crucial state to win; in this case, the winner takes all the delegates. Having just turned 18, I experienced the polls for the...

Is Social Media Corrupting Society?

Since there are so many social media platforms, it is obvious why it has such a strong influence on society.

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2015

In this day and age, social media has become an integral part in almost everyone's life, either to connect with old friends on Facebook or show off what you are eating on Instagram. However, it seems that social media influences people by "corrupting" them with negative ideas rather than helping...

20 Beautiful Women Challenge

20 Beautiful Women Challenge

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015

If you haven't already witnessed the 20 Beautiful Women Challenge taking place on Instagram, it is essentially a challenge in which a woman takes a "selfie" that she feels beautiful in, uploads it, and tags 20 other women she thinks are beautiful. The 20 other women have to repeat this, hash tagging...

PHHHOTO

PHHHOTO is a fun new app that lets the user create short moving pictures.

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

December 27, 2014

Our Rating: B HYPERHYPER released a new app called PHHHOTO. This recently updated app (Dec. 4) lets the user create moving pictures, or GIFs. It requires iOS 7.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The PHHHOTO app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus....

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

Social media platforms are places where people can showcase their best moments--but it is becoming increasingly apparent that their worst moments can come to light in breaches of privacy that are occurring more frequently.

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Within the first two weeks of Mr. Nelson's IB Psychology class, students learn about experiments and ethical guidelines. One such guideline is the right to confidentiality. Psychologists understand the importance of the opinions of people who don't want their information released to the world. But...

Social Media Purges: Are YOU Next?

The decadence of morality in society can be observed through the horrors of social media

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

August 29, 2014

We live in a generation where rapid technological advancement has facilitated globalization and permitted nearly instantaneous correspondence. The invention of the Internet has allowed the predominance of new methods of international communication, especially the flourishing prevalence of social media...

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

Natalia Clement and Albany Muria

February 28, 2014

From the full-fledged filtered picture to the “#nofilter”, selfies have become the ‘epidemic’ of this generation. Throughout your day, there are high chances you’ll run into someone taking a selfie.  Although it is looked down upon by society, we all still take them at one point or another....

Aaaaaaand… CUT!!!

Aaaaaaand... CUT!!!

Julian Martell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

It is no surprise that schools go through a variety of changes in the courses available for students, and Coral Gables Senior High School is no stranger to these new alterations. This year, the school has experienced a loss in the CAF&DM academy. The Film program and Social Media class have been...

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