Ever since the 2016 election, the fake news epidemic has taken the world by storm. Although Facebook has been aware of their fake news problem for quite sometime, they still fail to rid their site from this false journalism. Fake news is still very prominent on Facebook, and numerous believe it is here to stay. […]Read more "The Fake News Epidemic"
The internet is an incredible resource for learning and staying informed. The problem we encounter in the current era of the internet is this: Because access to the internet is so widespread and creation/exposure of “news-like” content is so effortless, the content we see is not guaranteed to be thorough, unbiased, or factual. As a […]Read more "Fact Checking Online: How Can We Know What’s Real?"
The world has come to a point in which you need to question authenticity in every post, especially Facebook. Especially in regards to recent events, each and every Facebook user has to take the extra measure to make sure that what they read and trust is truly reliable. Whatever you do, you really should not […]Read more "Who Should You Trust? Who CAN You Trust?"
I recommend some of my favorite horror movies currently on Netflix to watch this October, just in time for Halloween. Send article as PDFRead more "What are the best horror movies on Netflix?"
A lot of people are confused about why The Daily Orange prints in Watertown, New York. Mike Dooling, The D.O.’s general manager, explains why in under 50 seconds. #SaveStudentNewsrooms Send article as PDFRead more "Why does The Daily Orange print in Watertown?"
Did she really? That’s the tricky thing: I can’t tell, sometimes. As Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said near the beginning of the Sept. 5, 2018 intelligence hearing regarding Facebook, there’s much ambiguity and obscurity related to content on Facebook that, “changes minds and hardens opinions.” And you can’t immediately tell where some memes, videos, photos, […]Read more "My mom shared a Russian bot’s meme?"
Virality is an unpredictable concept which can make some people famous and make others seem like a drop in the water. Knowing this, I tried to make a meme coming off the back of a popular trend, and the results were better than I expected, despite some mistakes. Meme: That Monday Feeling Objective: The objective […]Read more "The Viral Content Challenge: Let’s Get this Bread"
Here’s 60 seconds explaining the absolute basics of mechanical keyboards, which some people have never even heard of! Let me know if anyone has any more questions, i’m happy to be of help. Send article as PDFRead more "What the Heck Is a Mechanical Keyboard?!"
SO, my objective for the project was originally to receive 500 views on the imgur page of my meme, which was a classic “Drake Meme” template that has been a staple of memes for at least a 18 months: Story of My Every Weekend As is immediately clear, the meme was a success. Two weeks […]Read more "Viral Content Challenge Part 2"
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"