Monthly Archives: April 2016

Gone WaX!

Spring Break 2016 began like most others with students excited about being off from school and traveling to other cities to sight see and or just relax.  Washington, DC is always a great place to visit, with all the history, … Continue reading

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How Black Twitter Exemplifies the Strength of an Imagined Community

As we all know, social media has become a seemingly-essential part of society and our everyday lives. Described as a “micro-blogging” platform, Twitter revolutionized online communications by blurring the lines between interpersonal and mass communication. As social media scholar Danah … Continue reading

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It’s a Monday night in 1963…

It’s a Monday night in 1963.  You sit down to watch TV and put on ABC.   You are presented with a black screen with a white glowing dot in the middle. A deep voice intones: “There is nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Viral Videos

In recent trend of social media, viral videos have become an international sensation. From my own perspective, people rave over these videos because they connect with their inner-emotions and make them feel better about themselves. Take Sloan for example (video … Continue reading

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Twitter the newest social networking site to introduce algorithms

How many people get on Facebook, and immediately start liking different things on your News Feed that peak your interest? Then you notice the next day that the page you liked the previous day has post up and down your … Continue reading

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New Changes Coming to Instagram ¾ Things users should know

Several people seem to be very upset about the new changes that are coming to Instagram. Instagram is a very popular social media site, well known for selfie’s and other forms of pictures. On March 15th, the company made an … Continue reading

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Hashtag Activism: #FlintWaterCrisis

Hashtag activism is a passion of mine, if used correctly we can tackle the issues plaguing our society and get the attention of our elected officials. Traditional news media operates on the premises of news that will capture our attention … Continue reading

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