Teen Girls And Social Media: A Story Of ‘Secret Lives And Misogyny
This is a pressure on social media that goes back, for women and girls, a long time. ...The origins trace back to a site called “Hot or Not” which came out in 2000. ... The whole idea of “hotness” has become such a factor in the lives of American girls, unfortunately.
Joining a 14 year-old girl on her first IRL date
“Lily said she wanted the date to be “perfect,” so she really wanted this certain Lancôme eyeliner to come before she had to start getting ready to go out. “It goes on the best and you can make wings like Audrey Hepburn’s. I saw it on a beauty tutorial. I watch tons of them ’cause they give you really good information.”
“She had ordered the eyeliner on Amazon the night before for next-day delivery. “My mom’s credit card is on there,” she said, “so we can just like get whatever we want. She never notices.