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The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

Annie Zhang

April 27, 2019

omanticization is a complexity — it unveils the allure in beliefs that are less than ideal. Series of “cute and psycho” posts on Tumblr and flurries of quotes bunched under the “pretty and dying” Pinterest folder — the glamorization of mental disorders amidst our social networking culture isn...

Homestead High School alumni create social networking iPhone app

Melt is a new iPhone app that uses podcasts for social networking. Homestead High School Class of 2005 alumni Jason Lew and Shane Wey created the app because they felt that voice was a unique platform that has not been used often in social networking. Screenshot by Joyce Varma.

Joyce Varma

October 27, 2013

Social media app Melt allows people to connect with auditory communication rather than visual text or pictures. Read More »...