• TikTok and Relationships: The Green and Red Flags

    It’s fair to say that TikTok is very influential, so Evie Seal questions whether is it a positive or negative thing that people are showing the ups and downs of relationships on TikTok?...
  • Is TikTok Devaluing the Music Industry?

    The short video, social media app TikTok has accumulated a billion users over the last five years but how is the platform’s use of music affecting artists and the wider music industry? Emily Cook discusses....
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    Inside the Shein Machine

    In her recent Channel 4 documentary, journalist Iman Amrani takes us into the underworld of fast fashion and permits us insight into the poor working conditions within Shein’s supply factories. In being the first to capture concrete, video evidence, UNTOLD: Inside the Shein Machine sheds a shocking light upon Shein’s...
  • Lettuce Tea Helps you sleep?

    Lettuce Tea: Effective or Placebo?

    Izzy Rodney investigates the science on whether viral claims that Lettuce Tea helps you sleep is true....
  • The ‘GentleMinions’ Trend: Suits, Bananas, and Chaos

    The ‘GentleMinions’ trend has recently taken the world by storm following the release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) this July. The ‘GentleMinions’ trend saw large groups of teenagers going to the cinema wearing suits and filming their experience and posting it online, mainly to Tik Tok. Arabella...
  • BeReal: An Authentic Performance Or A Performance Of Authenticity?

    'BeReal' is a popular social media app developed by Alexis Barreyat in 2020. This year has seen a huge rise in users of the app, leading many to debate whether or not the concept is successfully working towards the aims it intends to; Megan Jones discusses this controversy....
  • Interview: Beabadoobee on her new album ‘Beatopia’

    Ahead of the release of Beabadoobee’s new album Beatopia, Impact’s music editor Emily Campbell caught up with the young star to find out more about her rise to fame, her unique sound and her festival filled summer. ...