I never thought I could grow my presence on social media to where it is today, but that was before I started this class. I began this semester with 400 followers on Twitter, and I ended with 426. That’s an increase of 6.5 percent over the course of this semester. What helped me gain these […]Read more "Analyzing My Semester’s Top Tweets"
I recommend some of my favorite horror movies currently on Netflix to watch this October, just in time for Halloween.Read more "What are the best horror movies on Netflix?"
Virality is at once so simple and so complicated; every day, new pieces of content reach astronomical heights on Twitter and other social platforms, but it’s so hard to predict what will catch on with a large audience. For this project, I tried to manufacture virality with perhaps the most polarizing chanteuse the world has […]Read more "Going Viral with Mariah Carey"
This year’s Golden Globes nominations, as always, have set the internet ablaze with hot takes about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s picks for the top movies and TV of the past year. There is so much new, amazing content being produced these days, so it would be impossible for the awards show to highlight everything. […]Read more "The Snubs and Surprises of the Golden Globes Nominations"
Vice is a media company that creates online news content for young adults. The company oversees a variety of verticals under its name, including Vice News, music blog Noisey, and fashion magazine i-D, among others. Each entity falls under the company’s mission of providing interesting and newsworthy content to a millennial audience. Vice is owned […]Read more "Is K-Pop the Key to Social Media Success?"
After the shocking revelation that social media were used to influence Americans during the 2016 election, the specter of meme-savvy Russian agents has haunted public discourse. Today there’s a kind of arms race to identify and oust troll-generated content on platforms across the internet. In May and June of this year alone, Twitter suspended over […]Read more "Beginning to Unlearn Outrage"