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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One Love

I was lucky enough (some may have other opinions) to grow up in a constantly connected generation. From the time I got my first phone, a Juke embarrassingly enough, social media has played a huge role in my life, specifically because now as a public relations major in college, I need it. However, I didn’t realize […]

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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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Social Media and Ch-Ch-Changes

“Turn and face the strange” is a line from David Bowie’s  “Changes” and despite the age of the song, it fits perfectly with the changes in myself because of social media. We live in a world that is constantly changing, but no matter the change, people will be upset or scared because we live in […]

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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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The Grandpa of Millennials

When it comes to social media, I was a late-comer.  I remember in fourth grade talking to friends about this new website, Facebook–about how they were making accounts and it was cool! and fun!  I shrugged it off.  “Stranger danger…no thanks” were my thoughts. Freshman year of high school (2010), I was finally peer pressured […]

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