I find myself questioning every day if this is real life because it simply doesn’t feel quite like reality. Part of me combats with myself whether it is appropriate to complain about the things that I have lost since there are countless numbers of people who have lost their income, have run out of supplies, have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and the most devastating part of this: people are dying.
When it comes to any type of commerce, the general sales pitch revolves around the age old saying ‘the customer is always right’, meaning that every aspect of the business serves the consumer.
Stephen King, the author of legendary horror books such as The Shining and It, has officially announced his abandonment of Facebook and the reasons for his decision to ditch the social media.
Two weeks ago the Australian wildfires were trending across all social media and news platforms causing global concern, not only regarding the damage of Australia’s land but also how the wildfires could possibly affect the entire world.
The celebration of the new decade was quickly interrupted by multiple global issues reminding everyone that a happy new year also welcomes new problems. Tuning back into the online social world to discover rumors of World War III may have been jarring for those who decided to ring in the new year with a social media cleanse, but nothing surprised the public more than the news of the raging wildfires consuming Australia.
For the past few years, Youtube has undergone many controversial updates that have managed to upset both the creators and the viewers. Along with the development of modern social media, Youtube has become one of the top platforms that the public turns to in hopes to seek mindless entertainment.
Instagram is a photo and video sharing app owned by Facebook. Throughout its rise in popularity, there have been many developments surrounding the social media world itself and how users can find profit in internet fame.
Two of the biggest names in content creation within the Youtube universe, Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star, recently joined forces to collaborate on a project that took the internet by storm.
It is no secret that Facebook’s creator, Mark Zuckerberg, has undergone numerous scandals in his time under the spotlight. Between the controversial beginnings of Facebook to his recent hearings on Capitol Hill, Zuckerberg’s reputation has never remained unscathed.
Those who frequent their social media may have come across the word “cancel” a numerous amount of times on their feed and, if you are not hip with the times, you may be confused as to why people are “canceling” certain public figures. Similar to modern online dialect, such as “same” or “and I-oop”, very simple one-syllable words are used to portray a bigger meaning.