Pinterest Tests New Full-Screen, Vertical Scrolling Feed for Pin Discovery

It seems that Pinterest is the latest social media app looking to lean into the TikTok-inspired trend of a scrolling, vertical feed of content, with a new ‘Watch’ mode being tested for Pin discovery. As you can see in this example, posted by user @KenSchillinger, the new full-screen discovery option includes both a ‘Browse’ and… Continue reading Pinterest Tests New Full-Screen, Vertical Scrolling Feed for Pin Discovery

Rhea Chakraborty on ‘mindless social media scrolling:’ ‘Your life is not here, it’s all around you’

Of late, Rhea Chakraborty has been sharing posts and stories on Instagram more regularly than she used to. On Tuesday night, the model-actor shared an Instagram story on social media habits of people, urging them to spend more time in the real world. “Mindless scrolling on social media causes disengagement in real life, disengagement in… Continue reading Rhea Chakraborty on ‘mindless social media scrolling:’ ‘Your life is not here, it’s all around you’

Opinion: The negative consequences of scrolling through social media

Social media is a great way to be entertained and see the highlights of people’s lives through posts. According to HelpGuide, some positive outcomes of using social media can be communicating with people around the world, raising awareness, and finding new communities. However, social media can negatively affect the user’s mental health due to the… Continue reading Opinion: The negative consequences of scrolling through social media