Tag Archives: performance

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 […]

Tyler, the Creator’s Stream of Consciousness

Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name, “Tyler, The Creator”, is a popular rap artist and music producer, most famous for his involvement in and leadership of the notorious rap collective “Odd Future”. Tyler and his merry band of fellow rappers and skateboarders are well-known for their outlandish behavior and envelope-pushing performances. Odd […]

“I Love the Way”…You Favorite All My Tweets

If you don’t know who she is by now, you may at least be able to recall her as that wide-eyed, redheaded girl on Nickelodeon. Her character exhibits quirkiness and her dimples never fail to follow up with her cheeky smile… but yeah, you get the point. Despite the fact that she is not yet […]

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 […]

Trump Should Be Fired From Twitter

Most likely, a person will follow a Twitter user because their tweets are clever, informative, and worthwhile. Other times, a person may follow a user because their tweets are moronically entertaining. In the case of Donald Trump, it seems to be the latter. Trump is not just a run of the mill wealthy business man or […]

Keeping up with BadGalRiri

Social media gives hope to people, I would include myself in this group, that they can establish more personal relationships with celebrities. We live in a celebrity culture where some celebrities maintain certain power due to the immense fan club they possess.  It is thus crucial for each celebrity to carefully present herself through social […]

You Are [Not] What You Post

I will be vulnerable with CSMT, because I guarantee that at least 75% of the class will guiltily resonate with what I am about to confess. But that’s okay, because we’re all part of the norm. On various occasions (not on every profile picture or status update, I promise), I have written captions for photos and […]