PART 1: INFLUENCE I created a new Twitter account for this class with hopes to drive engagements, likes, and followers on this new account. As I created this account at the beginning of the semester, I started with 0 followers, and as of now, I have reached a total of 24 followers. The reason for […]
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Part 1: My twitter account that I used for this class was a newly created one. Therefore, I started out with 0 followers. After telling my friends and family to help me gain followers, I am ending the semester with 16 followers, which is not a large growth percentage. I realized that the more hashtags […]
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The hashtag HistoryWillRememberTrump is trending on twitter with people from both sides of the American political spectrum posting their thoughts on how the president will be remembered in the future. #HistoryWillRememberTrump for teaching us which relatives and friends we’ll never want to talk to again. — Still shackled to the shadow (@SethFromThe716) November 20, 2019 […]
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The opposing views in these tweets are obvious. #OkBoomer has become pretty divisive. Though it’s a meme and has become viral online, it is also used as an actual insult and depends on the connotation and conversation. The differing views on #OkBoomer are especially interesting given the generational context of it. This one is just […]
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‘Democratic Twitter’ is going a little crazy given that another democratic lawmaker has announced their candidacy for president. Despite democratic voters still searching for a candidate, it has been made clear on Twitter that they do not like Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts. The first two tweets are ones in support of Patrick. The […]
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After two weeks of multiple hate crimes, Syracuse University administration still has yet to cancel classes. Many students agree that after the most recent shooter manifesto being airdropped around the library, the school should have cancelled classes by now until after Thanksgiving break. Additionally, student protests are being help in hopes of their demands being […]
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In regards to the recent controversy, Hollywood executive pitching that Julia Roberts should have played Harriet Tubman in a movie, people did not respond well. On Twitter, many expressed their opinion regarding this issue. There were two different takes on how people decided to respond: take offense or make a joke out of it. Some people simply laughed at the ridiculous pitch, while others expressed that they were absolutely appalled by this.
Under the #JuliaRoberts, some people cracked jokes such as putting her face on the 20 dollar bill.
Again, a man joked about the matter, suggesting the controversy as a “game”.
Most of the responses, however, showed that they did not take this as a laughing matter. People expressed that they feel this is racist and touched on the underrepresentation of African American women in Hollywood.
People find this to be so upsetting that a Hollywood executive would suggest this. There are so many powerful, and talented African American actresses out there that could represent their ancestors in a way that Julia Robert’s couldn’t. Poor Julia for getting dragged into this!
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With the Grammy Awards coming up in January, the nomination list was released this week. Using the hashtag #GRAMMYs on Twitter, everyone seems to be talking about their favorite artists, or their not-so-favorite nominees. The biggest people being talked about seemed to be Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Lil NasX, and BTS. One of the issues that […]
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Almost every upscale car manufacturer has been introducing SUVs in order to cash in on the worldwide SUV craze. Many people have been disappointed with automakers, criticizing them for “selling out.” Reception of Aston Martin’s new DBX SUV is mixed which is evident in tweets using #DBX. Some are enamored with its looks. It’s interesting […]
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The final battle commences come December 20th between the Resistance and the First Order. The last movie in the current Star Wars trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker, is set to release in a month. There is worldwide buzz surrounding this movie and J.J. Abrams has been tasked with directing and rolling out the crucial final […]
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