Going viral in 2019 is very difficult, there is so much content on the web that it’s almost impossible to create content that has the possibility of going viral without already having a large following. When starting the assignment, I only had 20 followers on Twitter and had never used Imgur before so it was […]Read more "Trying to go Viral in 2019…"
My mother sent Instagram’s “viral hoax” in my families group chat in fear of what will happen with the content on our Instagram accounts. She sent us the photo that explained that “tomorrow starts the new Instagram rule where they can use your photos.” My mom even re-posted it herself, until my siblings and I […]Read more "My Mom Fell for Instagram “Hoax”"
In 2010, an altered photo posted on the message board 4chan, claimed that McDonald’s was adding a surcharge of $1.50 to the fast food orders of African Americans. The photo explained that McDonald’s reason for this surcharge was due to a recent string of robberies. Unsurprisingly, the image was quickly picked up by twitter users […]Read more "Do You Want A Big Mac? … For $1.50 More?"