Monthly Archives: June 2016

Activism Without Action

I recently had a peer criticize me for sharing an activist post on Facebook, but not actually doing anything outside of social media about the issue. She complained that so many people think they’re so righteous for sharing content online, … Continue reading

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Grandma on Facebook…”Like”

What do you do when your grandma comments on every photo you post on Facebook? “Like” naturally, of course! There are so many reasons why this is an amazing reason to celebrate. And yet, it is also a bit alarming. … Continue reading

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A New Era of Fame

  We are living in an era where it seems like the only thing keeping most of us connected is social media. When we come across someone who doesn’t have a Facebook or an Instagram, an immediate response might be, … Continue reading

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Just Think!

Lately I find myself scrolling through my newsfeeds on Facebook or Twitter and I’m finding more devastating news than I have ever seen before. It seems that today we are starting to see more and more traumatic things happening to young … Continue reading

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Patchwork Symphony: YouTube as an artistic channel

I recently tuned in halfway to an NPR interview featuring a female vocalist singing a-cappella, as captured on a homemade video posted on YouTube. Moments later, the same female, singing the same melody began, however this time furnished with a … Continue reading

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The Unfiltered Truth About Social Media

The age of social networking has profoundly transformed the way we communicate and ultimately live. It is a prevalent outlet for Millennials to interact, generate content, and stay in the loop with what’s happening at any given moment. Adults seem … Continue reading

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Solving Everyday Problems with Social Media

Technology has consistently been taking over our lives. Today, however, the phenomenon goes deeper; social media is now becoming something that we cannot live without. Through social media, we can easily keep up current relationships and build new ones, share … Continue reading

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