Posts tagged social media
The Evolution of Poetry

Until Milk and Honeywas published in 2014, I think it’s safe to assume that the general public was not reading poetry.If you were to ask my dad, he’d tell you T.S. Elliot’s famous line, “April is the cruelest month”, is from a Simon and Garfunkel song. Truly, poetry had been generally declining in popularity. That is, until the arrival of the social media movement pioneered by figures such as Rupi Kaur, R.H. Sin, Lang Leav, Atticus and many more poets that gained popularity through platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr. 

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The Problem With the Influencer Generation

The existence of social media has inevitably brought about a new demographic of users and creators, many of whom rely entirely on digital platforms to push a product or promote their brand. And while the business side of this industry may be thriving, the social ramifications that have been introduced through these digital mediums are showcasing a whole new kind of issue that younger generations must now navigate.

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Ways to Find out If You Are a Narcissist

Can you tell when someone is a narcissist? What is a narcissist? A narcissist is a person who has an excessive interest or admiration in themselves. Narcissists tend to focus on themselves a lot and don’t have empathy or consideration for others.

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Listening to What Millennials Have to Say

Growing up we heard phrases like, “stop thinking you know everything” and “someone needs to put them in their place.” In more recent terms, “put your phone down and listen.” However, it's said more than ever in the Millennial Generation. Millennial culture is a little weird, yet normal. Those born in the Millennial era can be seen as lazy, dependent, selfie lovers, and narcissistic.

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Why You Should Go on a Social Media Cleanse

Social media takes up the majority of our time. We are constantly engaged in our social media apps and constantly on the search for things to post. Social media can get to a point where it takes over our lives, but we need to take care of ourselves and make sure that social media does not consume every aspect of our lives and here are some reasons why it is important to take a social media cleanse.

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You Do Not Have to Follow Society's Standards

In today’s society, a lot of people feel the need to fit in and do everything that the rest of society is doing. We feel like we need to look a certain way, do certain things, and portray our lives a certain way on social media. We do not dare to stand out from other people. Society makes us feel like if we do anything out of the ordinary from the rest of society, that we will be judged.

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Use Google Now Or Google News To Tailor Your News

One of the most unreliable sources today is the news. The news is all over and can be found almost anywhere. It’s broadcast on the television, radio, and updated with live results throughout social media. However, the trick to getting reliable and relevant news is now easier than ever through a few Google apps.

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5 Things Millennial Parents Do Differently

There are more than 16 million millennials in the US. Born between 1980 and 2000, 82% of babies born worldwide are born to this generation. Now is the time that most millennials are starting to have or already have children. However, millennials are doing things a little differently than their parents.

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Why Businesses Need to Be More Personal On Social Media While Remaining Professional

Businesses have reached a plateau on social media. It seems that every business is identical in the way that they approach their social media accounts. This sort of replication is monotonous, and if people aren't already sick of it, then they will be soon enough. It is this type of robotic and impersonal nature that people quickly become accustomed to hating.

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Why Social Media Ordering Should Exist

Mobile ordering is only semi-convenient and applications such as Apple or Google Pay are as well. However,  something that would put all of these to shame would be the ability to order through social media. Social media is one of the most innovative pieces of technology today. The majority of the population has some type of social media account, if not multiple types.

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Why You Should Unfriend Those Who Don't Bring Value to Your Life Today

Should you click that unfriend button? Throughout the years, our friend lists grow with people we meet. We get to see moments from these people’s lives even after you lose touch with them. This can be a nice thing that allows us to see the great things happening to people that were once important to us. It can also be a negative thing.

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The Unspoken Rules of Social Media

Social media is fairly new, yet it has become an entire culture in the years of its existence. There are “common courtesy” acts that only relate to the social media culture, as well as a list of what not to do. No one had to explain or lay out the rules. We simply developed an unspoken what to do versus what not to do list over the years.

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