Articles with the tag social media

Facebook’s Answer to Snapchat: Sweet Anonymity or Troll Paradise?

Facebook is a public forum, and they take the public part of that very seriously. The social network is famous for stripping away privacy settings and putting everything out in the open—a double-edged sword which tends to expose private information but prevents vitriol through a system of social accountability. The latter is precisely why some […]

Solve All Of Your Pinterest Needs With ViralWoot

As social media becomes an important part of society’s daily lives, it is more important than ever for every business and brand to have a great online presence. In fact, business expert say that companies with a strong social presence have higher sales and a larger customer base. Many applications are on the market to […]

Why You Should #CompareYourselfToACheesecake2016 [Video]

One young girl’s encounter with a social media troll has transformed into women all around the world coming together to show their support. And it has everything to do with a certain baked good. Just a few days ago, 18-year-old Kerione tweeted a photo of her in her red and white prom dress. Quickly after, […]

Digital Learning Becomes Focal Point Of Asian Education Systems

With the rising popularity and use of social media and technology among young people in Singapore and other Asian countries, educational institutions are realizing the importance of digital learning. Recent technological innovations have created several new opportunities to teach students. During the recent International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology, experts discussed the need […]

#MambaDay: Everyone Is Hopping On The Kobe Bryant Train

Even those that were never Kobe Bryant fans, even most of his haters, are celebrating #MambaDay on social media as the legendary athlete played his last game yesterday. As Bryant headed in to retirement, the world has gone crazy on social media. #MambaDay quickly became a trending topic, as everyone (we mean everyone) decided to […]

#MySocialMediaPrank: Get Those Social Media Pranks Ready!

With the presence of social media in every aspect of our lives, pranking your followers and friends just sounds like the right thing to do this April Fools Day. Before you go and do a overused and possibly offending prank, like the “I’m pregnant!” post, take a second and check out these clever social media […]

Don’t LOL In Your Essay: How Social Media Slang Is Creeping Into Academic Writing

Whatevs. Totes adorbs. LOL. On fleek. It may sound like nonsense to some, but this is common social media slang among American high schoolers. While it is usually heard in conversation in the hallways and seen in Facebook statuses and text messages, teachers are claiming that this “social media” slang is slowly creeping into student’s […]

Bragging About Your Boo Online? You Just Might Be Insecure

While posting the occasional couple selfie or squeeing on Facebook over your last date can be a good thing from time to time — and why not? It’s good to be in love — doing too much of this just might show you’re actually terribly insecure about this relationship. A new study published on Personality and Social […]