Every small business colleague and associate I know utilizes social media to further the promotion and visibility of their business. Whether it is Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or LinkedIn, I rarely encounter a business owner these days who does not have an account with one of these media platforms. While at a luncheon a couple of […]

Legal Breakdowns Of The Hottest Entertainment & Celebrity Drama Unfortunately, as a society we have become privy and numb to criminal activities being broadcasted over social media. They range from fights on Worldstarhiphop.com, to husbands confessing to gruesome crimes and displaying dead bodies on Facebook. Most recent, was the saddening and disturbing Facebook post of […]

Instagram is not only the place for an abundance of selfies, thirst traps and boasting, apparently there’s a whole other dark side to the social media app.  There’s a black market for drug dealing on Instagram and the powers that be are trying everything they can to shut it down. According to BBC, various Instagram […]

Because these days, raping girls and bragging about it on social media has become a thing…I’ve got to report something that turns my stomach merely typing it. A group of teen boys in West Auckland, New Zealand, who call themselves The Roast Busters have been getting girls as young as 13 intoxicated, gang raping them […]

The exact same weekend we try to uplift our young Black women with the star-studded event  Black Girls Rock, the Internet erupts in a racist firestorm with the offensive hashtag: “#StopBlackGirls2013.” This judgment-drenched hashtag littered Twitter timelines on Sunday with photos of various Black women — many of them being compared to zoo animals — […]

OgilvyOne Athens has designed a Tweeting Bra–a bra that is laced in social media (pun intended) that tweets each time it is unclasped as part of a new campaign for Nestle Fitness, according to AdRants. Yes, this sounds absolutely weird, but it’s for a good cause–to promote Breast Cancer Awareness and the need for self-examinations. […]

I know many of us have migrated over to the newer version of Instagram that also allows us to post 15 second video clips, but Vine still exists! Vine was the original Instagram Video–allowing us to share six-second glimpses of our lives. While a lot of social media savants may claim that Vine is dead–we […]

The use of social media in today’s working environment is almost a necessity to stay on top of up to date trends, potential jobs and effective networking. LinkedIn, a social media engine utilized particularly for networking professionals, hosts great benefits for its users and members. Though this hub of useful connections and information is readily […]

If you’re anything like me first thing in the morning you bask in scrollism (made up word alert). If no one is beside me in the bed when I first wake up I immediately reach for my phone and engage in scrolling activity. Forget the cold in my eyes, forget the fact that my morning […]

Though a majority of us utilize social media to stay in contact with friends, family, colleagues and others we may find interesting, many searching for new work-related opportunities are taking to Twitter to make things happen on the professional level. Twitter serves as a less intrusive means of approaching someone you may not have a […]

Dear Social Media,  Die in a fire! Signed A woman who wants humanity restored back to humanity! Forgive me if I sound brash, but I’ve gone on many Twitter rants about my distaste for social media simply because of what I think it’s doing to our society. Little by little, with each uploaded fight video, […]

A new public service announcement has just hit the web, urging young girls to steer away from sending sexy pictures to their significant others. “There’s no such thing as ‘just one photo.'” a message on the video reads. “Protect yourself from sexual exploitation. Be safe.” The PSA is targeted toward young girls but the message can […]