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Tik Toks, Reels, and Shorts: How Short Form Content Diminishes User Autonomy

In the past 5 years, short-form content platforms have taken the media game by storm. As well-established companies such as YouTube and Instagram have recently taken on their own short-form campaigns with the likes of YouTube Shorts and Instagram Reels, it’s impossible to deny the influence they have had on the scene. 

JUUL: Amazing Marketing. Awful Intentions.

The American e-cigarette company JUUL Labs produces electronic cigarettes that are supposedly a healthier alternative for those attempting to quit smoking. This past June, the FDA announced that due to its marketing toward minors, JUUL would be banned from selling anything until further notice. What’s happening now?