Social Media

Jun20, 2014

Facebook Outage Blocks Usage In Countries Around The World

In the early hours of Thursday, June 19, Facebook experienced a short international outage, leaving millions of users with an error message. Facebook members from the U.K., Israel, China, Singapore, and India were most heavily impacted, according to a report…
Jun18, 2014

In Wake of Facebook, Anonymity Apps Rise

Anonymity Apps, like Whisper and Secret, allow users to post something without revealing their identity. They offer a safe space for individuals to speak their minds without worrying about negative repercussions. People have shown a rising interest in anonymous posting,…
Jun11, 2014

CIA on Twitter

CIA on Twitter! It’s official- everyone has twitter and facebook, even the Central Intelligence Agency now. They already had a whopping 105 thousand followers within their first two hours of joining on Fri., Jun. 6. Additionally, their first tweet was…
Jun05, 2014

Facebook Courts Small Businesses

For years, big and small companies alike have resorted to creating fan pages on Facebook to up their online presence and to attract the loyal support by receiving personal stamps of approval in the form of “likes” from users. Over…
Jun01, 2014

“Instant Chemistry”: Can Love be Reduced to a Science?

There is currently a plethora of options for dating via apps or the internet. There’s tinder, match.com, OKCupid, Grouper, etc. With so many options, it’s difficult to choose one. Nonetheless, a new dating site is about to take a completely…
May28, 2014

Trending: #youwerecuteuntil

Hashtags are creative tools to express commentary on whatever someone is posting through twitter or instagram. Hashtags can be humorous and clever or obnoxious and annoying. They are particularly irritating when used in everyday speech. In one definition, Urban Dictionary…
May21, 2014

Facebook’s New “Ask” Button

Though you might not have noticed it, Facebook has implemented a new button designated to get you to reveal more information. It’s called the “Ask” button and it can be found under your profile picture, on the left side of…
May05, 2014

New PayPal Executive Leaves After Unsavory Tweet

You should be careful what you say, and that goes double for what you tweet. PayPal, the payment system that has become synonymous with Ebay, has released a newly acquired strategy executive. Rakesh Agrawal used twitter to spew disrespectful messages,…
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