Social media is a tool that enables kids to engage in issues they care about and bring about real change. Just ask Seventeen magazine and Universal Studios.
Seventeen magazine vows to never change the shape of girls' faces or bodies in photos. If we don’t reconfigure the way girls see themselves on TV, in movies, and in magazines, even smart teens will believe the media lie that their worth is in fastidious attention to the superficial.
It didn't take long for a popular outcry to force local government to reverse its ban of NeverSeconds, the school lunch photography blog written by 9-year-old Martha Payne.
A kiss from some random dude vs. college? The Disney Princess archetypes infuse in the hearts of young girls everywhere. But a new campaign for a college-bound princess is a twist on the fairy tale.