Monthly Archives: February 2020

The Influences of the Social Stock Market

This week, another example arose of the social stock market.  A (apparently popular) YouTuber who runs a finance channel entered a position in Planet 13 Holdings, a small cannabis store in Nevada.   He broadcasted this information to his private group … Continue reading

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The (in)justice of the Harvey Weinstein trial according to Twitter

Yesterday, the New York trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein came to a conclusion. Two of the sexual assault claims resulted in a guilty verdict for the convicted sex offender. Eyes now turn to California, where Weinstein will be … Continue reading

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How social media promotes the trends of e-commerce

The emergence of social media websites and a growing number of users have certainly made the trends of e-commerce more popular. According to census on the effects of social media, 78 percent of consumers respond that the marketing practices on … Continue reading

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Taking a Long, Hard Look… at Cyber-Flashing

Being a woman in the age of social media means living in fear of being sent unsolicited pictures of male genitalia (known colloquially as ‘dick pics’). A Pew Research Study from 2017 found 53% of women between the ages of … Continue reading

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The FoMO is FAKE

We’ve all had that sinking feeling of regret mixed with envy and a tiny bit of exclusion at some point or another. Finding out on Monday that the Friday office happy hour we declined was legendary. Seeing photos of that … Continue reading

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Traditional advertisement vs Social Media advertisement

When a brand considers spending a huge amount of money on advertisement, it is critical to choose the right media for their audience. The differences between online and offline advertisement are very strong and therefore it is important to know … Continue reading

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How to Look Hip using Memes

Scrolling through Instagram last week presented us with swarms of Bloomberg memes, and dissimilar to his current TV ads- touting him as a job creator and a healthcare expander- these were obviously focused on getting the attention of a younger … Continue reading

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Mike Bloomberg: Over Before it Even Started

If you were keeping a close eye on the Democratic race, you would know that Mike Bloomberg had his debut appearance at last Wednesday’s Democratic Debate in Nevada. Many people saw this as a great opportunity for Mayor Bloomberg to … Continue reading

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Need to talk about it? Snapchat is “Here for you”

As social media exists for longer periods of time, it undoubtedly evolves. In 2019 alone, Facebook introduced a dating feature to connect its users in romantic ways and Instagram started to shed itself of visible likes so that its users can … Continue reading

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Is there a cure? Yes.

For bacterial infections there are antibiotics, for virus, antivirals, for parasites, there are anthelmintics.  Yet in the United States of America there appears to potential for a plague being spread.  Is there a cure? Educated as a pharmacist, I am … Continue reading

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