Snapchat streaks: A controversial form of friendship

Vivian Chiang

Living in the decade of quick and easy communication may seem like a great feat to most; though, this modern, dumbed-down form of interaction can also bring out a shallow side to relationships. This form of interaction parallels with the teenager loving, selfie obsessed, and persistent check ups of the Snapchat streak. Many consider the little number, indicating the amount of days in which two people have snapchatted, to be symbolic of a friendship, while others find the number unnecessary and created for superficial purposes. Watch as Monta Vista students express their take on the beloved form of social media.