Kanye West has never been a very traditional figure, whether in his personal life or his artistic life. Continuing his long string of weird career moves, Kanye became a beggar. He took to Twitter to beg Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (ironic, right?) for money. And not just a little money. Kanye begged Zuckerberg for $53 million dollars.
Russia and the United States have found a new battleground: social media. Though the United States is denying the charges, Russia has taken to Twitter to proclaim that the United States has made airstrikes on the city of Aleppo.
Trolls (you know,
the one thing one of the many things that we hate about Twitter and every other social media platform out there), your days on Twitter are numbered. The social media company has established the Twitter Trust & Safety Council, a group of organizations that has banded together to make Twitter a nicer place. The group includes hugely influential organizations like the Anti-Defamation League, GLAAD, the National Network to End Domestic violence and more.
As bloggers, it’s easy to take the Internet for granted. The information superhighway has made it easier than ever imagined to move information from one part of the world to another.
Super Bowl 50 will probably be remembered as Peyton Manning’s last game and a huge moment in Cam Newton’s maturity as an NFL quarterback. (Coldplay has virtually already been forgotten, thankfully.) But Super Bowl 50 will also be remembered for one of the strangest commercials I’ve ever seen: Mountain Dew’s Puppymonkeybaby.
Let me begin by stating the obvious: Tesla is a really cool luxury car. It makes the electric car something that you don’t shelling out some serious money to get. When you see one of the road, it’s practically impossible to ignore.
On February 7, Cam Newton’s 15-1 Carolina Panthers will take the field against Payton Manning’s 12-4 Denver Broncos in what is almost assured to be the biggest football game ever in the history of American football: Super Bowl 50. While the Panthers and Broncos will spend next Sunday battling each other for the better part of four hours, two of the biggest social media networks in the world will be competing with one another for the eyeballs of people who are watching Super Bowl 50.
In recent decades in the United States, the debate over gun safety and how we can respect and protect the 2nd Amendment have been controversial subjects. Just last week, President Obama unveiled new executive actions that are designed to limit who can get his / her hands on firearms, but in a new move, Facebook has decided to ban gun sales from its website as well as its photo sharing app Instagram.
As part of its ongoing fight to reinvent itself as a truly profitable social media company, Twitter is once again looking to make a change: hiring ex-Apple executive Natalie Kerris.
Earlier this week, fitness blogger Anna Victoria posted an usual photo of herself on Instagram. The picture posted was a selfie of Victoria sitting on the floor and wearing her workout gear. If you’re at all familiar with Victoria’s Instagram feed or her fitness blog, you probably already know that this isn’t all that unusual; after all, the blogger’s fitness credibility comes from, in part, the fact that she practices what she preaches But this selfie is a little bit different.