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Nothing Is Private 📲

Snapchat represents the dialectic of our times. We want to be in public but share in private, the latter never guaranteed.

Just last night, Kim Kardashian released a Snapchat recording featuring Kanye and Taylor Swift. In it, Taylor consents to Kanye’s using her likeness in a controversial track “Famous.”

When celebrities spy on each other, it reconfirms the deepest worries of everyday people. We can document anything and everything with a simple mobile recording. Of course, there’s always a flip side. The advancements in technology also enable individuals to expose ongoing police brutality.

Proof results as a consequence of any action or inaction. But it only becomes a dilemma when we make it one.

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.