On April 15th, 2018 Kanye West returned from his twitter hiatus with a storm of tweets. The tweets ranged from inspiration messages, to news of his new music coming out, news on his yeezy clothing line, calling out people, and most influentially tweets supporting trump. He immediately gained backlash from the public and fellow celebs […]Read more "Kanye West Making Twitter Great Again"
The following tweets are all focused on the controversy surrounding Starbucks in the past week. While waiting for a friend to join them, two black men were arrested in a suburban Philadelphia store because the manager accused them of loitering. The main controversy at hand was whether the race of the men was what caused […]Read more "Starbucks Strife"
In politics, personal insults are usually dismissed as inappropriate ad hominem attacks. On Twitter, they’re anything but. The #TriggerALiberalIn4Words hashtag, in which users list facts or ideas that they believe will “trigger” a liberal in under four words, took over the Twittersphere for a brief moment of unrestrained mudslinging and angry rebuttals. I disagree with […]Read more "Who Pulled the Trigger?"
The condiment brand Heinz has recently released its new plans to release a product called “Mayochup” which is a combination of Ketchup and Mayonnaise. They released a Twitter poll on April 11, 2018. They told Twitter users that if they got 500,000 votes for “yes” then they would release the product. Many Twitter users responded […]Read more "#Mayochup or #MayoFAIL?"
#FacebookDataBreach Considering Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms in todays society, the #FacebookDataBreach is an extremely controversial and popular subject taking place in today’s media. Mark Zuckerberg (the CEO and creator of Facebook) is under investigation for privacy rights of the social media platform he created and many people have mixed […]Read more "Blog Post 3"
It is mid-April, and as an NFL fan, this is one of the most exciting times of the year. The 2018 NFL Draft is weeks away and I, along with all other football fans, cannot wait to see who our teams pick this season and to see the future stars’ smiles as they walk across […]Read more "NHsmc Blog Post 3"
Drake dropped his new hit single Nice For What over a week ago, and everyone’s loving it. This song features Emma Roberts, Tiffany Hadish, Tracee Ellis Ross, Isa Rae, Zoe Saldana, and Olivia Wilde, among many other influential, fierce women. It features all of them in beautiful outfits in powerful settings and positions. Carrie Batten writer […]Read more "Nice For What? Idk, ask Drake"
Recently, it seems as though the whole world has been split over whether or not a top sheet is necessary. It all started when people started blaming millennials for ending the use of top sheets, which then lead to a very controversial debate. .@HopkinsErin: THERE IS #TOPSHEET BEEF on the internet right now… You know, […]Read more "Are you team #TopSheet?"
On April 17, 2018 a domestic Southwest Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing due to an engine blow out. It resulted in one death and multiple other injuries. Southwest is on Twitter’s trending page today and the hashtag #Southwest is being used repeatedly. EMERGENCY LANDING at #PHL airport- 1 person hospitalized. #Southwest plane […]Read more "#Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Social Media Coverage"
I always wonder how patriarchal structures influence my daily life. I swore off heels for the longest time because I thought I was better than those who wore them. I hated the color pink since it was associated with a type of femininity that did not seem to be respected. As I came to understand […]Read more "#YesAllWomen: Today, Tomorrow, and Forever"