This Sunday, the #1 seeded Celtics took the court against the #8 seeded Bulls. Isaiah Thomas, starting point guard of the Celtics, made a game-time decision to play in the playoff-opener. This comes to the surprise of many, as just yesterday, Thomas’ sister, Chyna Thomas, died in a car accident. It was a tough game […]Read more "Celtics And Thomas Struggle In Playoff Opener"
At the beginning of the semester, my Twitter presence was simply non existent. I had 336 followers from when I actively used my Twitter throughout high school but I had not posted anything in a couple of years. Since taking COM 427, not only has been Twitter presence resurfaced, but I’ve learned how to use the […]Read more "Twitter Growth"
After a semester of working toward improving my engagement on Twitter, I didn’t see much growth. Many of my Tweets lacked compelling elements to grip people in and get followers to stop scrolling when my name popped up on their timeline. I found that generally my most successful Tweets were ones that included certain types of […]Read more "Reviewing my work"
I had always been curious about Twitter, but never joined as I was worried it would distract me from my studies. I was excited to take this class because I could be with people who were also new to Twitter and learn at firsthand how to create a professional profile. I started with 0 followers, something […]Read more "Initially New to Twitter, Now Proficiently Tweeting Away"
As controversy swirls around what the United States will do in regard to North Korea, lots of people took their thoughts to Twitter. Some, like Jacob Wohl, who is the CEO of Montgomery Assets say the launching of a missile must be responded to. While the launch failed, it occurred while vice president Mike Pence […]Read more "Controversy surrounding North Korea sparks opinions on Twitter"
In the beginning of April, REI launched #ForceOfNature, a new campaign aimed at female-empowerment, equal treatment, equal pay, and turning the outdoors into “the world’s larget level playing field.” What followed was a series of charged social media posts aimed at spreading the word. One of their most powerfull was the 30 second video they released […]Read more "#ForceOfNature"
After much anticipation, April, a giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y., has given birth to its fourth calf. The (slightly gross) birth of #AprilTheGiraffe pic.twitter.com/beQVmOUuZh — Gary Grumbach (@GaryGrumbach) April 15, 2017 Social media has gone wild, with users sharing live streams of the birth and congratulating April. Much jubilation can be inferred […]Read more "Baby of #AprilTheGiraffe Is Here!"
Each year, the Masters is one of the most anticipated tournaments of the entire season. Although the U.S. Open is arguably a better tournament on both the difficulty and excitement scale, the Masters marks the beginning of the major season, making it just as much fun to watch. Over the pasts few seasons, Jordan Spieth […]Read more "The Masters (If You’re Not A Golf Fan, Move On)"
One of the most controversial issues that has taken place over the past few weeks is the incident that happened aboard a flight with United Airlines on April 9th, 2017. On this day, a paying customer was asked to leave Flight 3411 after the airline had overbooked in order to make room for United Airlines […]Read more "Twitter is Not United Over This Recent Controversy"
-Chazz Inniss I always wanted to go viral. In some way shape or form I wanted to achieve mass popularity. I never thought it would become an assignment. When creating the meme I naturally gravitated to my face. Why? I think I have a pretty meme-able face. I mean, its expressive, sort of symmetrical, and […]Read more "SOS, I’ve Been Meme’d"