social media

Social Media for modern lovers in the digital age.

Courtney Lowry6 days ago
Social Media is the Archive of Our Lives
Often when I scroll down my friends’ Instagram feeds, I get this sudden gut-wrenching regret. But not because of them, but because of me. At the bottom of their feeds lies posts from 2014 and beyond—a...
Dating Apps Are Taking Over!
The internet has completely changed the way we meet people. Even as recently as 15 years ago, single folks that had an online dating profile were embarrassed to even admit it. Today, everyone is meeti...
Doing Charitable Activities on Social Media
Back in the earlier days of social media and YouTube, we used to see posts and videos with friends and colleagues doing charitable work. Over the years, these videos have dwindled and I'm not exactly ...
Abstract Ammy18 days ago
Facebook Made Everyone Forget My Birthday
I don't even know how to start this. I thought I would be okay, but now that I finally decided to bite the damn bullet and write about literally everyone that I care about forgetting my birthday, I ju...
Why I Deleted Social Media
If you're reading this—congratulations! You are on Vocal Media, a website worth spending time on for all sorts of inspiration, creativity, and education. Unfortunately, not all websites and social med...
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itsHarmony .22 days ago
Social Media and Mental Health
Social media, the platform that in our society today we spend the majority of our lives on. We waste hours upon hours mindlessly scrolling through feeds, not even allowing our brains enough time to co...
Owen Fox2 months ago
Control and a Man’s Self Image in the Social Media Age
Control over one’s surroundings and the people in our surroundings is something we oftentimes connotate with negative thoughts, while control over one’s self is something many value as a positive char...
Bailey Welki2 months ago
What Social Media Means to Me, Right Now
We live in such a social media consumed society. We value our worth based on followers, comments, and inbox messages that seem full of color, but have no depth. I think people forgot that their worth ...
The Do’s & Don’t’s of Group Chats
Facing the reality of being separated from your friends can be challenging, but luckily for us, group chats are a thing. The quirky name inspired by an inside joke, followed by several ridiculous emoj...
Caroline Bailey2 months ago
Her Journey
I don't deny that men have pressure on them to conform to a certain look and body type, but wow oh wow are women constantly subjected to this "perfect" ideal. I mean society made the "dad bod" okay, a...
Marjorie Roden2 months ago
The Miracle of Commonalities
Though this trip to Toronto was unexpected, it has proven to be a source of inspiration for me, many times over. For instance, writing about the bright lights and showing how places like the Hockey Ha...
Ryan Cooper2 months ago
The Fake Truth of Social Media
This is going to be the hurtful truth that you probably don't want to hear, but need to hear. Young adults born after 1995 are experiencing more mental health issues. The rise of social media has a la...
Becky Jimenes2 months ago
Dating Online and Relationships for Love on the Internet
Trying to steer through the world of relationships and love is a compelling task. Trying to navigate it on the Internet can be exhausting. With so many dating sites, comes many questions. What are the...
Mbali Mkwanazi4 months ago
Like for a Like
Well, I was one of the many people or rather I still am, people who find fullness from social media attention. That notification that says him and her have liked the photo you have recently posted, th...
Anne N4 months ago
Social Comparison
One of the first things I reach for the moment after I opened my eyes is my phone. I launch my apps accordingly: Facebook and Instagram. In auto modus, I scroll mindlessly through each respective feed...
Lady Parts5 months ago
Me, Her, and My iPhone
As I quietly observe the ordinary couple walking hand-in-hand in the shopping mall, occupying their other available hand with their iPhones, I began to wonder as to whether or not physical intimacy wa...
Jord Tury5 months ago
Has Social Networking Ruined Our Lives?
Funny, isn't it? How social networking was invented in order for us to reach out and connect with our loved ones. Formed in hope of us reaching out and pulling back new acquaintances and opportunities...
Phoenix Rising 6 months ago
The Growing Pressure
Can you remember before computers were in everyone's house? Most kids nowadays are growing up in a time where technology is all around them. As you can imagine, technology has changed everything. Now ...