Everyone in This Teen Social Media War Can Legally Vote

When reformed Instagram “influencer” Essena O’Neill tearfully turned her back on social media this week for being “fake,” her *former* friends, YouTube celebrities Nina and Randa, put up their own video to prove that actually Essena is fake, hello! Teens, am I right? Wrong: guess how old Nina and Randa are? »11/04/15 5:30pm11/04/15 5:30pm


New Photographs Show That Zendaya Was Heavily Photoshopped for Magazine Shoot 

Last month, Zendaya took to Instagram to criticize Modeliste magazine for heavily Photoshopping the spread she did for them. “[I] was shocked when I found my 19-year-old hips and torso quite manipulated,” she wrote in the caption. The photos she shared showed that the magazine had made her hips, waist and thighs much… »11/03/15 10:15pm11/03/15 10:15pm

Trentonian Runs Story Suggesting Transgender Teen Didn’t Fairly Win Homecoming Queen

On Friday, Jae Irizarry was elected homecoming queen of Trenton Central High School, making her the first transgender student in the city’s history to hold the title. Two days later, The Trentonian published a story written by Penny Ray questioning the validity of the results, reporting that “sources with intimate… »10/20/15 6:20pm10/20/15 6:20pm

Maine High School Cancels Homecoming Because Kids Are Dancing Too Sexy Now

Someone page Ren McCormack, because a Maine high school just outlawed dancing. Gorham High School in Gorham, ME has said “no” to freaking, grinding, and twerking, and the students—many of whom are upset that they won’t get to dress up or take pictures at the lousy bonfire their school has scheduled instead—need… »10/08/15 5:10pm10/08/15 5:10pm

Most Teens Have Never Been in a Romantic Relationship, So Calm Down, Teens

On Thursday, Pew Research Center released a survey entitled “Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships,” which seems to have been written specifically for out-of-touch parents who say things like, “Twit me later!” and, “What are you Facebooking about today?” and, “Let’s take a selfie of the Grand Canyon.” »10/01/15 5:00pm10/01/15 5:00pm

Behold These Heroic Sorority Girls Ignoring a Baseball Game to Take Selfies

Close every museum and cut Revelations out of the Bible, because this video of Arizona State sorority girls taking nonstop selfies at a baseball game is the most accurate possible representation of our once-great civilization’s past (implicit but absent), present (lots of selfies), and future (inevitable, stunning… »10/01/15 1:30pm10/01/15 1:30pm

High School Dance Proposals Are Getting Weirder and Weirder

Homecoming, whether you like it or not, is here. It’s the first formal dance of a new school year in which a teen is given the chance to experience a sweaty slow dance with the current object of their affection. Perhaps even, some backseat dry-humping. Two teenagers from Illinois decided to go the extra mile and ask… »9/30/15 10:45pm9/30/15 10:45pm

Why Did a Teen Claim Kylie Jenner Is Stalking and Trying to Kill Her? 

Earlier this week, TMZ reported on the strange case of a 17-year-old girl who claimed that the youngest and most popular Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, had been stalking and harassing her, and even staged a car accident in an attempt to kill her. The teen went as far as filing a temporary restraining order against Kylie… »9/25/15 5:38pm9/25/15 5:38pm

A Friendship You'd Kill For: The Twisted Fantasies of Heavenly Creatures' Pauline and Juliet

In 1953, Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme met in Christchurch, New Zealand. The two girls grew so attached it frightened their parents. The Hulmes made plans to remove Juliet to South Africa, indefinitely separating her from Pauline. But Juliet, 15 at the time, and Pauline, 16, were determined not to be parted.… »9/23/15 11:55am9/23/15 11:55am