During my freshman year of high school, there was a girl on my basketball team who I wasn’t really fond of. The friends of the boy I was dating knew this, so one night, when we were all hanging out, one of the boys asked me if I had seen her latest photo. Thinking it was another ridiculous Myspace-esque selfie on her Facebook, I rolled my eyes and took his phone. The picture was of my teammate entirely naked. Apparently she had sent the photo to a friend of theirs, and for all I knew, anyone could have seen it … Continue reading Leaked celebrity nude photos: Subjects of photos have no need to be ashamed
It’s not uncommon these days for different internet challenges to go viral. Some of them are pretty bizarre, such as the currently popular “set yourself on fire” challenge. (Seriously, people are pouring nail polish remover on their bodies and lighting it on fire.) But internet challenges are rarely as important as the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge. The idea was created by the ALS Association, and the challenge began gaining popularity in early August. Participants are tasked with filling a bucket with ice water, dumping it onto their heads and posting proof of it on social media. They … Continue reading Ice bucket challenge: heroism or narcissism?