Due to the unprecedented severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been forced to acclimate to a new way of learning and working from home: Zoom. When classes first transitioned to the new online platform, hundreds of memes began circulating the internet, perhaps to make light of this difficult situation and new way of learning. […]Read more "Snacking Squidward’s Meme Success"
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the United States would withhold funding to the World Health Organization pending an investigation of WHO’s coronavirus response. Trump has been critical of WHO since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic, claiming the global agency has had a “China-centric” approach to preventing the virus from spreading. The United […]Read more "WHO, what, when, where? How Trump’s rhetoric drives Twitter discourse about the World Health Organization"
The hashtag #FireFauci started on April 13th after President Trump retweeted a tweet. Fauci is the lead scientist in the fight against COVID-19. Some of his supporters agree with the idea that Fauci should be fired, while others believe firing him would cause chaos. Some of Trump’s supporters are blindly following his lead. Anyone else […]Read more "Two Sides and the Truth: #FireFauci"
Introduction Going viral is a goal that social media users dream of. We’ve all been there. You think of a fire tweet, look it over several times, throw in a couple of hashtags for more engagement, but other people don’t seem to find that tweet as “likebale” as you had hoped. You then lose the […]Read more "How Hard is it to Make a Meme Go Viral?"
This is a video explaining the trends around universities canceling school because of the threat of the coronavirus.Read more "What is happening with universities and the coronavirus?"