Considering that the coronavirus has been a trending topic on multiple social media platforms for a while, I decided to explain and discuss a few events that have been cancelled or postponed to avoid the spread.
Youtube’s trending list features stuntman, Ronnie Mac, attempting the world’s most legendary pond gap. The video titled “Ronnie Mac Visited My House and Attempted the World’s Most Legendary Pond Gap… *BALD EAGLE BOOTER*” has reached almost 30K views and was posted on Cleetus McFarland’s Youtube channel on March 10, 2020. This trend is most likely a result of Mac and McFarland’s already large youtube following as well as the awe-inspiring content. Want to find out of Mac ends up as gator food? Check out this short clip on the video!
Each day, new trending topics emerge on social media. Whether it be on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc., any topic or post has the potential to gain virality, whether it be for good or bad reasons. On January 26, 2020, the legendary Los Angeles Laker, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old-daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, […]
Background The Weeknd just announced “The After Hours Tour” via Instagram on February 20th, 2020. On his post, he included the special guests that will be joining him, which included Don Toliver, 88Glam, and Sabrina Claudio. Some people were outraged at the fact that Sabrina Claudio will be joining him, considering her past, racist remarks […]
pic.twitter.com/VsCG4IZYtP — Dark Memes (@DarkDarkMemes) December 12, 2018 pretty much 💁♀️#coronavirus #WW3 pic.twitter.com/CWfagx9yh4 — Zagie (@Zagiexo) January 28, 2020 Today, social media acts as the respected informal medium for communication. A popular new way to engage and spread ideology on social media is through memes. An internet meme is usually a simple photo […]
Memes have become synonymous with social media, as they are weaved throughout our social feeds. But has anyone considered that they may cause more harm than humor? A meme is typically a visual form of communication, in which a picture with a relatable message written on it expresses a certain feeling or emotion towards an […]
Influence: Twitter followers before COM 427 – 52 Twitter followers after COM 427 – 88 Over the course of the Fall 2019 semester, I was able to utilize the skills and techniques I learned in COM 427 – Social Media for Communicators to grow my Twitter following by 69.2%. Though growing from 52 to 88 followers might […]
Love it or hate it, there is no denying that The Masked Singer has captured the attention of the nation. The highest-rated network show for the 2018-2019 broadcast season, features a panel of celebrity judges and celebrity talent. But what makes The Masked Singer a phenomenon? It’s the mystery! America has been anxiously scrambling to […]