17 Ways College Has Changed Since The '00s
"Back in my day, our tapestries weren't from Urban Outfitters..."
In the 2000s, college students worried about what to caption their Facebook albums.
Back then, if you were interested in someone, you friended them on Facebook.
Now we download Tinder and just pray we match with them.
And "poking" them on Facebook was kiiiiiinda like sliding into their DMs.
In the '00s, everyone had this poster in their room.
And now, everyone just has a tapestry from Urban Outfitters.
Facebook bumper stickers were yesteryear's equivalent to modern day memes.
In the '00s, students def had Motorola Razrs, or like, LG Chocolates.
Now, everyone has iPhones and Samsungs.
First, there were Photobooth filters...
...and those ended up being the predecessors to Snapchat and Insta filters.
Away messages were how people expressed their innermost feelings...
People used to lug these archaic things with them on nights out.
But now, we're blessed with portrait mode and face identification.
College kids used to rely heavily on their campus cash.
Now, we rely on our friends Venmo-ing us.
When you wanted to see your fam and friends from home, you used to have to use Skype which was astounding at the time, but v glitchy and shitty.
Now we have FaceTime and we loves it!
You used to have to order takeout over the phone.
Now we have Seamless, GrubHub, Postmates, etc. that deliver right to our dorms.
Netflix existed, but it was just for physical DVDs.
Now we watch (pretty much) whatever we want, whenever we want!
Students used to make their messy party pics private on Facebook.
Now, we have finstas for that. 💁
You used to have to take campus shuttles to get anywhere...
But TG, now we have Uber.
And lastly, now instead of doodling in our notebooks during class...
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