Tag Archives: Website Review

Pinterest: The Image of Addiction

imageNever has gathering a collection of pictures been this addicting. Pinterest, the online pinboard chronicling user interests, has grown into a prime destination on the web. It’s a place where creativity is most prominent and greatly admired.

Vine: The (Slightly Longer Than) Six Second Story

Vada Ritchie, ’15

Vine started in January of last year and it has seen non-stop growth in popularity ever since. The app allows people to take and share six second videos.

Most Vines are designed to be comedic and allow people to be silly, but news stations and tv shows are now starting to use it for a quick news update or previews of TV shows.

Wattpad: Site for Writers and Readers “Enriches Lives Through Stories”

By Ashley Bowden, ’14

Wattpad is a site designed to connect readers and writers.

Wattpad is a site designed to connect readers and writers.

Wattpad.com is an online community for people to publish their writing, as well as read works by new and established authors. The site bills itself as “the world’s largest community for discovering and sharing stories” and is becoming increasingly popular with teens.

“Twenty million people all over the world spend 4.5 billion minutes a month on Wattpad discovering, reading and sharing stories,” said CEO and co-founder Allen Lau in an e-mail interview. “About half of the Wattpad community is teens like Edward Little High School students.”

Wattpad gives users a lot of freedom and outlets for their creativity. Users are able to write and publish their own work, create their own covers, write descriptions, and share their work with other readers.

Goodreads: Narnia for the Internet

Book Love: Goodreads is a popular social network for bibliophiles.

Book Love: Goodreads is a popular social network for bibliophiles.

By Rahma Ali, ’15

If you’re a bookworm, Goodreads.com, a site launched in 2007, is the website for you.