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May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook

For many of us, social networking’s sole purpose has been to communicate and keep in touch with your friends from near and far. However, some of us have been using social media networking to shape or mold our identities into something that is more glamorous and exciting to our online social circle. One of my […]

Is across the room considered long-distance?

We, the people of Facebook, all share very similar issues with the website. More importantly, we all share very similar pet peeves about Facebook’s users. There is the selfie queen, the friend who seems in a dark place, the Spotify user, and that one person who hasn’t discovered Twitter yet. Oversharing is the main problem. However, my […]

Sharing..is not Caring

It seems that nowadays, almost every conversation could be related back to various social media platforms. For example, these are just a few of many conversations I’ve heard and personally had with those around me:   “Oh my, wait, they’re dating? How’d you find out?” “They made it Facebook official yesterday.”   *Laughter* “What’s so […]

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How to Get a Lot of Facebook Likes

Ever looked at your Facebook news feed and saw a status or a picture that was clearly screaming “PLEASE GIVE ME ATTENTION AND LIKE MY POST!”? Ever felt like you had no friends because only your mom and your boyfriend liked your profile picture? Well you’re not alone, and it’s obvious. “Liking” posts on Facebook The […]

#like4like

After I left home to start the new semester of school this year, the first text I got from my sister read short and blunt: “go like my insta.” My 17-year old sister is a prime example of a classic Instagram addict – she wakes up with her iPhone already in hand and spends the […]

I’m not insensitive, I just don’t care

Before you get carried away, I’m not a cold-hearted, uncaring, mean, ogre.  Let me elaborate on what exactly I don’t care about. I wanted to share with you all my personal social media pet peeve! My biggest social media pet peeve is when my friends post Facebook statuses once, or more times a day and say […]

“Seen at … HH:MM” – Facebook’s Ticking Time-Bomb

This exercise was quite entertaining as it allowed me the opportunity to stalk my social media news feeds and justifiably – this is a class assignment after all, (right?) – judge all of its content.  Of course there are many pet peeves I have when thinking about peoples actions online.  Constant ‘point-less’ photo uploads, whiny-complaining […]