Author Archives: juliamalseed

A personal experience: 40 days without social media

As you all may or may not have know, I decided to give up social media for Lent this year. This was mildly challenging since I am taking a course in social media (great planning, Jul!). But that was just … Continue reading

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Instagram makes online shopping that much easier.

A large part of today’s social media users have seen the upward trend of advertising, buying and selling clothes on different sites. I have friends who tag the companies they are wearing in their posts, and I also see tons … Continue reading

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Get your news on Facebook! No really, the actual news.

Earlier this semester, we all learned where Americans get their daily news. Sites like Twitter and Facebook are the “go-tos” for tons of people to get their news everyday. We also know how dangerous that can be. Recent news says … Continue reading

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What’s Inside One Internet Minute

We all know how much the Internet is used throughout a given day. Or at least we think we know. I could always imagine how many times sites on the Internet were used in a day, based off of my … Continue reading

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Can you say “Rakuten”?

Rakuten is the company that now owns Ebates, which rewards you with cash back when shopping through their company. This clever company took a grassroots approach with this commercial to spread the word, and pronunciation, of their name. I saw … Continue reading

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Bryce > LeBron

If you are a baseball, or just Philadelphia Phillies fan, then you must have caught wind of the buzz around the team signing All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper. Even if you are not a baseball or Phillies fan, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Hate Hoaxes: More Common Than We Thought?

A very popular and recent story, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with a felony for allegedly filing a false police report after claiming that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime. Quick recap: Jussie … Continue reading

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