5 Things To Do To Avoid Passing On Fake News on Social Media
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5 Things To Do To Avoid Passing On Fake News on Social Media

Mark Twain, Winston Churchill and other old and dead white guys have been attributed to saying the quote: “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” Even though I’m still trying to find out who really said it (even Google is …

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Net NEutrality
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Net Neutrality: Why You Should Care and What You Can Do

There’s an issue that we should be paying attention to that not enough of us know about: Net Neutrality. Long issue short, Net Neutrality is our ability to access information freely online. The world wide web is supposed to be an open space where we all have equal access to content (and …

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The Power of Social Media: A Video Feature of Me By Glappitnova

A couple of weeks ago, the team at Glappitnova convinced me to come do a video at their Den. They wanted me to talk about who I am, what I love and what I do in my own words. I talk about the power of technology and how it’s changed …

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My Week in Facebook Statuses: Volume 1

I spend more time on Facebook nowadays and I’m actually preferring it over Twitter. I never thought I’d see the day. Yes, news gets there much slowly (and I will still shade it for that) and it’s terrible for information hogging but I can’t help it. FB is winning me …

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Black People Are Conscious Consumers and Nielsen Knows It

There’s been an influx of pieces online about Black Twitter, Black people and our widespread use of the internet and they usually come with a tone of surprise. People are shocked to hear that we’re such power users of social media and THAT astonishment never ceases to amaze me.  It …

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Pharrell’s GRAMMYs Hat Lived So We Could Roast It

Pharrell came to the 2014 GRAMMYs in a hat that looked awesomely ridiculous so the internet found its latest meme. I’m not sure if he lost a bet or if he wanted to make the braodcast more interesting but Thank you, FOREVER FAHN! And congrats on all the awards! There …

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The AOL Dial Up Chronicles: Throwback Thursday

Sit down, kids. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s of a time way back when, before we could fit a phone, camera, music player, video player and recorded into a machine the size of a hershey’s candy bar. Picture it, people’s houses, 1998… This was an ancient time …

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5 Lessons from My Week-Long Social Media Break

It’s my job to be attached to the internet. I get paid to mind other people’s businesses online and be all up into what’s happening in pop culture. Plus, I’m a child of generation social media so I am HYPER-connected. I’m active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+ etc. …

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#KanyeJobTitles is Twitter’s Latest (and Hilarious) Roast

Kanye West being on this media blitz for his Yeezus album and tour has been a gift and a curse. It’s a gift because there’s no shortage of material from Kanye’s shenanigans (like when he was on Jimmy Kimmel), and curse because of the same reason. No one loves Kanye …

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Armani’s Instagram Mistake Led to #ArmaniCaptions, Twitter’s Latest Roast

Tonight, Armani failed with flying colors when they posted a picture of Alfre Woodard with the caption “Idris Elba posing in a gorgeous Giorgio @armani dress at the 5th Annual Governors Awards.” OMGGGG ALL THE FACEPALMS THAT EVER FACEPALMED!!! They took it down soon after when people were like “SERIOUSLY?!” …

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