Unless you’ve been living under a rock you have probably seen this bathing suit on your Instagram feed yesterday. Chances are more than once. View post on imgur.com It was part of a promotion from Sunny Co. Clothing – a clothing company founded by two college students from San Diego. They offered anyone a promo […]Read more "The Bathing Suit That Broke Instagram – Scam or Brilliant Marketing"
This past week, a lot of discussion on social media has been circulating around a Pepsi ad that did not go over well with a majority of viewers. The ad featured celebrity Kendall Jenner, as she broke from her modeling job to join a riot. The ad tried to showcase people of different backgrounds, ending […]Read more "Pepsi’s PR Nightmare: A Response to an Ad Gone Wrong"
Recently, I saw that #ReasonsToVoteForDemocrats was showing up on Twitter. The trend comes from a tweet written by Donald Trump in which he mentions a book with the name “Reasons To Vote For Democrats” by Michael J. Knowles. In the tweet, Trump describes the work as “A great book for your reading enjoyment:”. According to […]Read more "Hashtag Reasons To Vote For Democrats Shows Up On Twitter"
One of my main uses for Twitter is to find a range of views on international events. As an International Relations major who intends to work for the UN or global media outlets, I utilize the real-time nature of my Twitter feed to serve as a launching pad to learn what people are talking about. In recent days, […]Read more "#DPRK: International Relations on Social"
The designated hitter rule is extremely controversial in baseball. In the American League, pitchers don’t hit. A designated hitter hits for them. In the National League, pitchers do hit. Some people, like this individual, think the DH is fine the way it is now. They think the AL can keep it, but the NL should […]Read more "Designated Hitter: What do people think?"
In recent news, there was a gathering of Trump supporters in Berkeley, California for a ‘Patriot Day.’ Counter protesters showed up shortly after word of the gathering and police were stationed and ready for whatever could happen. Before turning violent, counter protesters were sending encouraging messages and spreading positivity. Just another #mondaymotivation in #berkeleyprotests #homesnotdrones […]Read more "Twitter Conversation: #BerkeleyProtests"
On Tuesday, April 4th evening, the Pepsi launched a new commerical on Youtube, which draw many controversial commends. The commercial appears to draw inspiration from the countless marches and protests that have taken place recently, with one of the most popular celebrity, Kendall Jenner as the main figure, who handing a police office a can […]Read more "Social Media Reaction to the New Pepsi Ad"
This past Friday, Kendrick Lamar released his latest full length album, DAMN. The 14 track album distinguishes itself from the rest of Lamar’s discography with its own distinct sound. As expected, the rapper’s huge fanbase quickly reacted all over Twitter as soon as the album released. Fans quickly gave the album high praise as they […]Read more "Weekend Reaction: DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar"
Jackie Robinson is not only one of the most influential figures in baseball history, but in American history in itself. Seventy years ago on April 15th, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and became the first African-American to play in the Major Leagues. Every year from there on out now is known throughout the […]Read more "How to Continue Jackie Robinson’s Legacy"
Thirteen Reasons Why is the newest Netflix show to create buzz on social media. The show, based on the novel Thirteen Reasons Why, has an extremely heavy plot that deals with teen suicide. By tackling such a sensitive issue, there’s no wonder it has stirred conversation all over social media. When I searched the hashtag #ThirteenReasonsWhy, […]Read more "#ThirteenReasonsWhy"