Tag Archives: Facebook

A taste of who we are…

Whether it is a selfie, your view, your dog, your mom 2o years back, your car, the meal you just had or about to have, or even just something cool… What we post on Instagram, is so more than just an image… In his article Social Network Profiles as Taste Performances, Hugo Liu talks about […]

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Leaving New York for Miami

For this assignment, I decided to change the education information on my Facebook profile to make it seem like I would be transferring to University of Miami for the coming spring semester.  I only let my roommate and my mother know what was going on beforehand so it wouldn’t cause any issues going forward.  Because […]

To Paris, With Social Anxiety

This has not been my week. I’m talking, of course, about the disturbing bugs that have infiltrated my apartment. If you’re Facebook friends with me, this isn’t news, as I’ve documented the incidents down to each individual bug. Riding on the coattails of this consistent narrative, I decided to use it to convince people that […]

Colleague? Friend? Do I Know You?

Going to New York University, I have heard more than ever it is not about how qualified you are when it comes to getting a job, but who you know. “Its all about connections,” my friends say, “your internships and your connections are all that matter.”  This is often talking about positions in the Fashion […]

The Great Pretender

In Charlotte Alter‘s article for Time magazine, she discusses the findings of a study published by the University of Pennsylvania regarding the type of language different genders use on Facebook. The researchers conducting the study was interested in finding out whether computer analysis of the type of language used on Facebook statuses could reveal the […]

Romantic Relations in a Digital Age

Love can be characterized by a wide gamut of emotions. Love can be anything from incredibly beautiful to vicious and violent. And then there is this whole other kind of love known as young love. These are the first few relationships early on that teach us the real meaning of love and why finding love so […]

Use it, Don’t Abuse it

A “#”, as proven by Twitter, can be a useful tool to relaying important information to large groups of people. The spark of its popularity can be attributed to its use in 2007 when forest fires were occurring throughout the San Diego area. This new phenomenon of reaching mass amounts of people in a short […]