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Whether you like it or not, lace shorts for men are here

Just weeks after the “bro romper” caused an uproar on the internet, a new fashion style for men is trending. Introducing the lace shorts. On Monday, the Instagram account Sparkie Baby Official uploaded a photo of three gentlemen from the waist down wearing pink, blue and green lace shorts. Needless to say, reaction to lace shorts for men has been…

Study: Instagram is the most detrimental social media platform for your health

A new study suggests Instagram could be really, really bad for young people’s health. Researchers from the Royal Society for Public Health in conjunction with the Young Health Movement in England recently looked at how five major social media sites impact things like anxiety, depression and body image. YouTube was the only site young people said had a net positive…

The internet’s newest obsession

'Mannequin Challenge' takes social media by storm

(CNN) – Social media’s been rocked by a new trend that involves doing nothing whatsoever. The ‘mannequin challenge’ requires groups of participants to strike a dramatic pose while hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd’s new song “Black Beatles” blares in the background. The first-known appearance of the ‘mannequin challenge’ surfaced on Twitter in late October. It’s believed to have been created by…

Selfie-mania

Taking more smiling selfies can increase happiness, new study says

Whether you’re an A-list celebrity or just feel like one, selfie-mania is everywhere, but according to a recent study, this could be a good thing. A new selfie study from the University of California-Irvine says that taking more smiling selfies increases your chances of happiness. Forty-one students spent four weeks taking selfies and then reporting their moods. Over time, they…