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Why twitter is better than facebook

Why Twitter is Better Than Facebook

There are questions that are handed down from generation to generation, never receiving a proper answer. Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? What killed the dinosaurs? Which has a stronger influence, nature or nurture? Today I’m setting out to finally answer one such age-old, enigmatic question: Twitter or Facebook? Your parents probably aren’t…

In defense of tumblr

In Defense of Tumblr

“It’s for the noobs and teenagers.” “Only weirdos spend their time there.” “Have you not been on Reddit?” “I didn’t realize people still used Tumblr.” These are just a few responses you may encounter when expressing your interest in Tumblr. What used to be a cool and hip website has recently become old news to…

Your twitter bio: hilarious celebs and finding what works for you

Your Twitter Bio: Hilarious Celebs And Finding What Works For You

You can tell a lot about a person judging by their Twitter bio: whether they’re funny as hell; an ignorant bimbo airhead; a snarky oddball; or even a regular citizen with a distinct personality. Twitter is one of the big names in social networking circles. It has been reported that there are over 190,000,000 users…

Kaysy ostrom: youtube’s rising star

Kaysy Ostrom: YouTube’s Rising Star

Meet Kaysy Ostrom, or better known as Kaysy Conumdrum on YouTube. If you stop by her YouTube page, you would find out that she’s a nerdy (brilliant!) songwriter who loves theater, music, books, friendship and happiness. She pens original songs that seep into your brain and they get better with repeated play. The 20 year…

5 ways social media is destroying relationships

5 Ways Social Media is Destroying Relationships

You ever wonder why people lately have been so shy? Or why the walking into walls tally has gone up in the past decade? Maybe that’s because people don’t even talk to each other face to face anymore, or maybe because they’re too busy staring at their phones to pay attention to what’s in front…

Twitter, ask. Fm, suicides, and one direction

Twitter, Ask.fm, Suicides, and One Direction

You might have noticed the last few weeks on the Internet have been, for want of a better word, tragic. At the beginning of last month, Twitter made headlines after Caroline Criado-Perez, who had fronted a successful campaign to put Jane Austin on the £10 note, was barraged by tweets threatening rape, murder and more….

Youtube to celebrate first “geek week”

YouTube to Celebrate First “Geek Week”

Geek culture is everywhere, if it isn’t incredibly obvious yet. I mean, gosh, we’ve got TV shows like “The Big Bang Theory” that celebrates it every other second! Currently, we’re seeing superhero movies rocking the box offices so I think that’s saying something. With Google’s YouTube being one of the most popular websites in the…

Youtube hosting geek week

YouTube Hosting Geek Week

Since the success of YouTube’s Comedy Week, they’ve decided to get a little nerdier with their next idea. Running from August 4-10, YouTube will be hosting its first ever Geek Week. They will be showcasing all sorts of geek related material over the course of the seven days. It will be covering all sorts of…

Facebook Embraces The #Hashtag

Log on to check my Facebook Feed and this is what I see: Day 1: #thisiscool Day 2: #hashtagsarehere Day 3: #exam #finals #week #college #spanish #nervous #stressed #be #nice #wish #me #luck #help Ok, this is going to get annoying…   #Facebook #Hashtag #FTW? Twitter’s main tool – the Hashtag (#word) – has officially…

Study: Looking at Facebook Makes You Happier

So what if Facebook reduces your productivity? It also makes you happier. That’s what a study, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison seems to indicate. The study has concluded that looking at your Facebook profile for just 5 minutes could boost your self-esteem at a ‘deep, unconscious level’. The results of the study are surprising, given…

1 in 2 parents join facebook to spy on their kids

1 in 2 Parents Join Facebook to Spy on their Kids

50% of American parents have admitted to this shocking truth: these parents join Facebook in an attempt to keep tabs on their children. Let me ask you something: do your parents join Facebook? Are you Facebook friends with your parents? Do you actually share your photos, status updates and comments with your parents online via…

The facebook diet

The Facebook Diet

 The Facebook Diet by Gemini Adams promises to highlight all the hilarious and strange things in the world of Facebook. I was excited to read this because Facebook’s ability to connect distant friends has brought so many odd and amusing moments to my life. A cosplaying college friend recently posted photos from a con, with…