Category: Social Media

If the Social Networks Were in High School

[ 14 ] September 30, 2011 |
If the Social Networks Were in High School

High school is a microcosm of the real world. Folks think when they graduate, the dynamics they had to deal with then end. WRONG! Life is high school on a larger scale. So I thought about what would happen if the social networks where we spend our eLives were high school and this is what […]

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Facebook is Not Charging Folks! Have a SEAT!

[ 15 ] September 25, 2011 |
Facebook is Not Charging Folks! Have a SEAT!

I logged into Facebook today and my newsfeeds is full of folks who have posted this as their status: No. Just NO. This is false as hell. And I replied under some of them with “This is false” until I got tired of it. And I really kind of want to dropkick everyone who posted […]

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Dear Facebook, Stop It with the Changes

[ 16 ] September 21, 2011 |
Dear Facebook, Stop It with the Changes

I was on Facebook last night and refreshed my page. I walked away and came back and saw my newsfeeds were hella different looking. Facebook has earned yet another sternly-worded letter. Dear Facebook, STOP IT! You do this EVERY TIME! Every. single. time. You make a huge change, we complain and then get used to […]

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Facebook Ad FAIL

[ 12 ] September 14, 2011 |
Facebook Ad FAIL

Facebook is feeling like the older brother who still wants to practice his guitar and go on tour with his garage band, except he’s 45 and balding. I’m not sure what this is supposed to mean but go with me here. It’s just been hella obnoxious to me lately, with their changes. And tryna keep […]

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Aaliyah Passed 10 Years Ago and Twitter Acts A Complete Fool In Her Honor

[ 23 ] August 25, 2011 |
Aaliyah Passed 10 Years Ago and Twitter Acts A Complete Fool In Her Honor

There are certain times when the folks on Twitter make me shake my head vigorously. Anytime it comes to the death of a celebrity, some of the people on Twitter act like complete dummies with no home training or couth. Folks make me pull out my post on the Stages of Celebrity Grief on Twitter […]

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I’m LA-Bound. Blogging While Brown, Here I Come!

[ 3 ] July 7, 2011 |
I’m LA-Bound. Blogging While Brown, Here I Come!

I’m headed to the City of Angels today, y’all! First time ever! I’m going for the Blogging While Brown Conference, which I’ve attended three years in a row, and spoke at last year. I’ll be back with recaps and whatnots when I get back to Chicago. But I shall be tweeting while there. And I […]

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The Bible, As Told in 2053. Or Through Blogs

[ 38 ] July 5, 2011 |
The Bible, As Told in 2053. Or Through Blogs

I was bored so I started thinking of what would happen if they came out with the new Bible in like 2053. Or maybe even today. How would the stories be told differently? How it would be covered by blogosphere and others. 2053 Bible is probably gon say Jonah got swallowed by the Fail Whale. […]

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Apparently, You Can Get Birth Control Pills on Twitter

[ 20 ] June 2, 2011 |
Apparently, You Can Get Birth Control Pills on Twitter

When I tell you that Twitter is the Den of Iniquity, please believe me. That place is where logic and any semblance of good sense goes to die. Which is why I created DumbestTweets.com to keep track of all the foolishness that goes on there. At this point, I thought I’d seen it all. But […]

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Oregon Trail is Now On Facebook. iLIVE!!!

[ 26 ] February 3, 2011 |
Oregon Trail is Now On Facebook. iLIVE!!!

So today, I found out that the Oregon Trail app is now on Facebook! OREGON MUFUGGING TRAIL!!! The epic game from our childhood where you were a settler taking a 2,000 mile across the treacherous oregon trail with a wagon full of people, and ox pulling the wagon. During the trail, you face all types […]

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They Got Facebook In Jail? This Inmate’s Profile Says Yes

[ 76 ] January 27, 2011 |
They Got Facebook In Jail? This Inmate’s Profile Says Yes

So I was minding my own business (O___O) when I got an email from one of my readers. Lately, y’all have been serving me with RATCHETNESS to the max! This email was no different. She just dropped the link to a Facebook profile and pretty much dropped the mic and walked out my inbox. I […]

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The 25 Dumbest Tweets of 2010

[ 217 ] December 29, 2010 |
The 25 Dumbest Tweets of 2010

Twitter: A place for people to share their thoughts. A place for celebrities and public figures to connect with their fans and supporters. An English major’s nightmare. I want to forget these tweets. So with a heavy heart and deep sigh, I present to you: The Top 25 Dumbest Tweets of the Year.

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The Stages of Twitter Grief of Celebrity Deaths

[ 101 ] December 27, 2010 |
The Stages of Twitter Grief of Celebrity Deaths

I analyzed the process of grieving on Twitter when celebrities die, and it’s the same cycle each time, with the theatrics at the highest levels.

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Dear Facebook, Why’s My Font So Small?

[ 26 ] November 3, 2010 |
Dear Facebook, Why’s My Font So Small?

I logged into Facebook yesterday and thought my eyes were tricking me. Or that somebody had changed the resolution on my computer. Facebook has decreased the font size. So they’ve earned this week’s sternly-worded letter. Dear Facebook, Hey ‘Book. How you be? I see 500 million people are on it. Is this why you’re feeling […]

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