Social Media

Net NEutrality

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 foolery). What’s been happening is [...]

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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 over in a way it [...]

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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 actually grinds my gears and [...]

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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 is even a @PharrellHat Twitter [...]

aol 1000 hours free

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 when internet connection wasn’t wifi-enabled [...]

5 Lessons from My Week-Long Social Media Break Thumbnail

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. etc. and being on those [...]

Armani fail Alfre Woodard

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?!” Naturally, a hashtag was born [...]

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