The sudden rise of popularity of online game Wordle has caught the attention of big media companies, such as The New York Times, who recently acquired the word guessing game. Community columnist Jacqueline Yipp explores the positives and negatives of the acquisition, along with the general public’s feedback on the subject.
There is a subset of TikTok called “BookTok” that is entirely devoted to books and is becoming increasingly popular. BookTok has begun to have the book market in a chokehold. In this article, community columnist Amalia Nichols explores said chokehold and what it means for multiple aspects of the book industry.
Facebook is now Meta. Or is it? Does changing a company’s name still retain a company’s original goals and values? For Facebook, the change involves introducing the “metaverse,” a world completely based in virtual reality. Read on to find out potential implications of this new technology and how it may change our lives!
Tiktok has recently come under the spotlight of the investment world. How will this thriving social media sensation survive under such crossfire?
Something that’s been comforting me during this pandemic has been a very specific YouTube Channel: Bon Appétit. The food and lifestyle magazine, owned by Condé Nast, was first published in 1956. In 2008, Bon Appétit started its YouTube channel, creating highly polished cooking videos in the “hands and pans” style popularized by Buzzfeed’s Tasty. The videos’ look and feel were very aligned with the sophisticated Condé Nast legacy brand.