Does Gen Z prefer social media clout or financial stability? This poll has the answer

Does Gen Z prefer social media clout or financial stability? This poll has the answer

While TikTok continues to make its mark on the younger generations, healthy credit is still at the top of their minds. A survey of 500 Gen Z and 500 millennials revealed that nine in 10 millennials would rather have an “excellent” credit score than 50,000 followers on TikTok, according to new research. Even the internet-enamored … Read more

‘Deinfluencing’ is here! Gen Z and millennials giving up for 9-to-5 jobs: ‘I haven’t done anything with my brain’

‘Deinfluencing’ is here! Gen Z and millennials giving up for 9-to-5 jobs: ‘I haven’t done anything with my brain’

Hannah Warling’s no longer under the influence of the limelight. In July 2023, the virtual fashionista, who’d amassed a fanbase of 1.8 million since pursuing full-time content creation in March 2020, noticed that chasing social media virality had lost its once intoxicating hook.  Incessantly pumping out styling how-to’s alongside promotional posts for the posh likes of … Read more

I thought I landed a good husband but he was a pathological liar — this is my warning to everyone

I thought I landed a good husband but he was a pathological liar — this is my warning to everyone

Liar, liar — and now social media’s on fire.  Gaslighting, love bombing and incessant fibbing are the stuff of most romance nightmares.  But awestruck audiences across TikTok, Instagram and X can’t seem to get enough of the toxicity as a divorcée virally details the alleged trauma she endured during her pandemic-spawned marriage to a “pathological … Read more

I don’t have kids — my ‘mom friends’ expect me to pay for their babysitter so we can have a girls’ night out

I don’t have kids — my ‘mom friends’ expect me to pay for their babysitter so we can have a girls’ night out

Living childfree isn’t totally free.  A singleton says her gaggle of mom friends tried coercing her into chipping in towards their babysitting bill following a girls’ night out — after she picked up the entire dinner tab.  “I’ve had the same group of girlfriends since high school, there are five of us.  Each have a kid … Read more

What is ‘popcorn brain’? How social media may be killing your attention span

What is ‘popcorn brain’? How social media may be killing your attention span

This may seem corny — but if you are feeling overwhelmed by the non-stop pace of digital media and find yourself struggling to concentrate on a single task or thought, you may have “popcorn brain.” “Popcorn brain refers to the tendency for our attention and focus to jump quickly from one thing to another, like … Read more

‘Angry Reactions’ influencer Oneya Johnson arrested for alleged domestic violence

‘Angry Reactions’ influencer Oneya Johnson arrested for alleged domestic violence

Social media influencer Oneya Johnson, known for his reaction videos on his TikTok page “Angry Reactions,” has been arrested for alleged domestic violence. Johnson, 25, was taken into custody in Burbank, Calif., on Feb. 12 at around 11 p.m., according to a Burbank Police Department report. Oneya Johnson was arrested last week in California on domestic … Read more

The ‘Dorito Theory’ explained — and how it could help you break an addiction to social media

The ‘Dorito Theory’ explained — and how it could help you break an addiction to social media

It’s all just empty calories. A social media user has gone viral with a crunchy new critique of the much-maligned modern phenomenon — they’re calling it the “Dorito Theory.” The name might be new, but the idea that unsatisfying activities can be the most addictive is as old as time. “When you eat a Dorito … Read more

People who experience FOMO are more likely to be promiscuous, shocking study finds

People who experience FOMO are more likely to be promiscuous, shocking study finds

“Fear of Missing Out”? More like “Fear of Missing Orgasms.” FOMO is intrinsically linked to anxiety about missing a possible opportunity for sex, a spicy new study has confirmed. FOMO, an acronym popularized by author Patrick J. McGinnis in 2004, has become perceived as a 21st-century phenomenon fueled by social media feeds that implore we … Read more

Megan Fox blasts trolls for calling her an unrecognizable ‘sex doll’ at Super Bowl 2024

Megan Fox blasts trolls for calling her an unrecognizable ‘sex doll’ at Super Bowl 2024

Megan Fox doesn’t have time for the haters. The “Jennifer’s Body” star, 37, slammed critics for claiming she looked unrecognizable and like a “sex doll” at the 2024 Super Bowl over the weekend. Fox shared a snap of herself partying alongside fiancé Machine Gun Kelly and pals Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce at the football … Read more

Why you should hire a wedding content creator for your online media

Why you should hire a wedding content creator for your online media

Ring bands? Check. After-party outfits? Check. Wedding content creator? Come again? Yes, hiring a wedding content creator to capture the nuptials for social media is a most sought-after event add-on right now, according to area experts. “Our technology has come so far, and if you’re spending so much money on your wedding in the first … Read more

‘Freebirthing’ trend puts newborn babies at risk of death and seizures, experts warn

‘Freebirthing’ trend puts newborn babies at risk of death and seizures, experts warn

Sure, they’re born free — but taking the risky route could come at a high cost.  Welcoming a baby into the world is often revered as sacred by most women.  So rather than having the precious moment marred by the stressful madness of rushing to a hospital, getting drugged up and helplessly handing over the … Read more

TikTokker ‘slut-shamed’ after sleeping with 22 guys on 10-day vacation to get over her ex

TikTokker  ‘slut-shamed’ after sleeping with 22 guys on 10-day vacation to get over her ex

An Australian woman who bedded 22 men during a recent 10-day holiday has shared her horror after being horrifically “slut-shamed” online. Taila Maddison is a sex worker from Newcastle who has amassed a following detailing her life as an adult content creator. After experiencing a recent break-up, Ms. Maddison jetted off to Europe, later revealing … Read more

Gen Z, Millennial couples are having less sex — here’s how to give your boom-boom a boost

Gen Z, Millennial couples are having less sex — here’s how to give your boom-boom a boost

Like skinny jeans and the “thumbs up” emoji — sex is so going out of style.  Thankfully, the concept of bumping and grinding during a good old-fashion roll in the hay hasn’t officially received the hellacious “cheugy” epithet from snarky zillennials.  However, recent research has found that folks between the ages of 19 to 34 … Read more

Gymgoer reveals gross thing stranger said to her while working out

Gymgoer reveals gross thing stranger said to her while working out

An Aussie woman who was trying to work out at the gym was thrown for a loop after a man approached her and started hassling her about when she would be finished, which she described as a real “d–k” move. Leese was minding her own business while using a machine when the man in question came … Read more

I look just like Beyoncé — fans want to marry me, give me $25K a night

I look just like Beyoncé — fans want to marry me, give me K a night

Maybe she’s not irreplaceable. A Brazilian woman says she has bagged job offers, marriage proposals, and even an overnight proposition for $25,000 because she looks just like Beyoncé. “When people see me, they immediately comment that I look like the singer,” Juliana Machado Sotinho, 35, told SWNS. “Most of them are surprised by the extent … Read more

MasterChef host Greg Wallace mocked over daily routine

MasterChef host Greg Wallace mocked over daily routine

British MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace has revealed his usual Saturday routine for a weekend newspaper column – and become a target of internet mockery in the process. Wallace was the subject of UK newspaper The Telegraph’s regular ‘My Saturday’ column, which sees a different public figure each week describe their Saturday routine, from wake-up to bedtime. … Read more

Jenna Ortega, 21, and Martin Freeman, 52, sex scene in ‘Miller’s Girl’ branded ‘so gross’: ‘Hobbits age differently’

Jenna Ortega, 21, and Martin Freeman, 52, sex scene in ‘Miller’s Girl’ branded ‘so gross’: ‘Hobbits age differently’

A sex scene between Jenna Ortega, 21, and Martin Freeman, 52, is making waves online. The “Wednesday” actress and the “Hobbit” actor co-star in “Miller’s Girl,” a black comedy / drama (currently in theaters) where Ortega plays Cairo Sweet, an 18-year-old student, and Freeman plays her teacher.  They get ensnared in an inappropriate relationship after … Read more

Ben Affleck reacts to ‘sad Affleck’ Grammys meme in new Dunkin’ commercial

Ben Affleck reacts to ‘sad Affleck’ Grammys meme in new Dunkin’ commercial

Meet B.Lo. With a heroic sense of humor, actor Ben Affleck poked fun at his unimpressed look at last year’s Grammy Awards … in a new commercial for Dunkin’ Donuts. In 2023, when wife Jennifer Lopez clarified that his mug of misery that became a social-media meme was actually Affleck’s “happy face,” fans joked online … Read more

Here’s the secret to becoming ‘mentally strong’, according to a psychiatrist

Here’s the secret to becoming ‘mentally strong’, according to a psychiatrist

People-pleasing can be a toxic way to move through life.  Exhaustively going above and beyond for friends, family and folks at work — often to one’s detriment — in the hopes of remaining in everyone’s good graces can leave well-meaning “yes”-men feeling like emotional doormats.  But a California-based psychiatrist says woeful sycophants can make the … Read more

Drake rips the Grammys hours before 2024 broadcast: ‘Doesn’t dictate s – – t’

Drake rips the Grammys hours before 2024 broadcast: ‘Doesn’t dictate s – – t’

Drake tore into the 2024 Grammys just two hours before the biggest night in music kicked off at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday. The 37-year-old rapper, who has a history of criticizing the award show, slammed the ceremony on Instagram, saying it “doesn’t dictate s – – t in our world.”  In … Read more