Blogpost3: SM entraps you in extremism or frees from it?

Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony in Congress topped public concern to growing influence and possible hazard of social media. The questioning entailed a massive amount of criticism and memes. The socio-political impact of social media is far from a new subject. Probably the most important and controversial topic among the sub-categories may be echo chamber effect. It is […]

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The Magnetic Force That Is Social Media

Older generations quickly jump to conclusions that we (as in millennials) are addicted to social media. "Millennials are addicted to social media because they need gratification" No Susan, I need these dank ass memes — Vibes⭐️ (@lunarcradle) September 11, 2017 If you're reading this…go plug up your phone in the living room! #busted #millennials #addicted […]

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Is this thing on?

I was very skeptical when I first joined social media. With hundreds of different outlets, not only was I overwhelmed, but I struggled to see the appeal; in my mind, they all did the same thing. But I couldn’t be more wrong. The more I learned about the proper Instagram filters and what constituted a […]

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#notlivinginthemoment

There’s something ironic about live tweeting, and snapchat stories. They’re all about living in the moment and using technology to share those moments with others- but when you really think about it, they’re about being anywhere but where you are. I took a trip across Europe and I realized that because of social media I rarely live in the […]

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Kim Kardashian Goes Topless and it’s Called “Trendy.” I Go Shirtless and it’s Called Creepy

The MTV Video Music Awards are on but I’m not home to watch and Twitter has all the updates from the red carpet. There has been a bombing at the Istanbul international airport and I can’t reach my friend traveling to Turkey but Facebook notified me she is safe. These are just two examples of […]

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