We have all heard of politicians buying votes, but who would have thought that people will buy Twitter followers? Celebrities are buying groups of Twitter followers to boost their digital networks and profiles. The big question behind this inflation is why do it? Continue reading
First there were Tweets, then there was the Vine, and now there is the launch of the music app. Twitter has reached the level of creating a standalone music app that could go live at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival this weekend. Continue reading
Have you ever stopped and thought about how you felt after looking at a friend’s profile and seeing all of their pictures from their awesome weekend? Studies now suggest that our mood correlate with Facebook. Is it possible that such a popular social media tool can lower a person’s self esteem? Continue reading
We have all been warned multiple times to be careful what you post online and what not to, but this high school student did not get the message. He posted about his teacher on Twitter bashing him about changing the date of a test. The best part of this situation is that the teacher saw the post and actually put up the tweet on the projection screen, and another student took a picture of it and now it has gone viral.
On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending a luncheon with Karl Rove as the keynote speaker. Through an informal interview, he discussed the results of the previous election and predictions for the future of the Republican Party. Continue reading
Not all of us are willing to shell out money for each new app that comes out, and thankfully companies realize this. Apps allow us to play games, connect with others, check emails, take notes, and more. The best part about apps is that there are always new ones coming out. There is literally an app for every single person. Continue reading
I recently had a friend visit from my hometown because she met a guy who lives close to me. When she first told me she had met him online, I was a little shocked because I never would have guessed she would be into online dating. The real kicker is that she met him on Twitter. This is a first for me, and I could not believe it. This got me thinking, are we so far gone that we can’t even go to a bar to meet someone? Continue reading
It’s that time of year where football fans sit around their televisions waiting for the Superbowl to start. However, not everyone who watches the Superbowl are fans of football; they’re waiting for the commercials that will play during the game.