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Not Quite Revolutionary: The Pippit App

A couple of weeks ago the creative forces behind two popular lifestyle blogs launched what they said was meant to be a “beautiful mobile community that bridges blogging with social media,” the new app called Pippit.

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A New Way To Share ‘Secrets’

​Secret is a new app that just recently launched—it is described as a space to share your thoughts with your friends, but with a twist. Everything is anonymous on Secret, so it enables you to share personal feelings that you might feel strange sharing otherwise, even with friends. It’s made for those times when you […]

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Spoiler Alert! Solving the Spoiler and Social Media Issue

We need to talk about spoilers.  Before we do, however, I feel like I need to warn you with a big, hearty SPOILER ALERT because if we’re going to talk about spoilers there’s a solid chance I might, well, spoil something for you.  But we need to talk about spoilers and you’ve been warned.

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Adding a Social Media Cleanse To Your “Tech Diet”

Social media is a wonderful tool that can connect each and every one of us, but did you know it can be harmful as well? Recent studies have shown that social media can contribute to loneliness and reduces overall life-satisfaction, rather than making us feel connected. If you’re feeling down in the dumps, our writer provides some reasons why it might be essential to add a social media cleanse to your tech diet this year.

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I Read The News Today, Oh Boy! A Look Back at the Most Talked About Headlines in 2013

Whether through newspapers, television or internet, the news has always been a part of our daily lives and plays a vital role in understanding our world and human affairs. The importance of news has increased greatly in these last few years, especially with social media flourishing and becoming a source of nanosecond coverage for inquiring […]

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The New Slideshow: Flipagram and Stayfilm Review

We live in a photo-documented world.  Our phones are pretty universally equipped with cameras of always-improving quality (a recent advertisement for a Nokia Lumia Windows phone focused entirely on the features of the camera) and Apple claimed back in April of this year that the iPhone was the world’s most popular camera.  Massive amounts of […]

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Adorable Animals You Should Be Following On Social Media

Raise your paws if you love kitties, puppies, and other precious pets! Well, I think that accounts for pretty much everyone on the internet! Our admiration for cute and cuddly critters has spread its influence all over the world wide web, where the animal kingdom reigns high and mighty. The internet has created a new […]

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He Said, She Said: The Facebook Relationship Status

When you start dating someone, you tell a few of your friends and family members, but not everyone in fear of things blowing up in your face. After all, who wants to explain their relationship status to extended family at a birthday party? You usually only tell everyone you know after you’ve gotten engaged and […]

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The 3 MLB Wives You Should Be Following on Twitter

“Behind every married baseball player is a woman who didn’t know what she was getting herself into.” The headline of Dallas Latos‘ blog provokes questions about what it means to be bound together for life with a traveling pro athlete and opens the page for a never-ending story to be told. The term “baseball wife” […]

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‘Avengers Alliance’: The ‘Fantastic Four’ who should make the cut next season

For over a year now, I’ve been playing the turn-based social network game Marvel: Avengers Alliance on my Facebook account. Developed last year by Playdom, players assume the role of a rookie S.H.I.E.L.D. agent recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury. Your mission: Assemble and fight alongside a who’s who of legendary Marvel superheroes – including […]

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Kickstarter: The Bake Sale Of The 21st Century

Back before the massive power of social media was realized, raising money on a large scale used to be a pretty difficult thing to do. And to some degree, getting thousands or even millions of dollars to fund a creative venture or some other kind of project still is hard. But, through the phenomenon of […]

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Establishing Your [Mostly Professional] Internet Prescence

Google pretty much has the answers to everything, even to yourself—at least when it comes to your present and future employers. Now imagine that the first result that comes up when they search your name is a Facebook photo of you from three Halloweens ago, in your Playboy bunny costume doing a keg stand. Let’s […]

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