Tagged: social media

teens

The Most Common Problems Teens Are Facing Around the World

  The adolescent years in a person’s life are always challenging in some way. Although teens these days still experience many difficulties that previous generations encountered, they are now growing up in a vastly diverse world and face problems that are unique to each individual. Not only do these problems...

Youtube

Why Are Large Companies Using YouTube?

  There is no doubt that YouTube has continued to gain popularity since it first started in February 2005. Since then, there have been YouTubers that have become celebrities and are attracting more viewers to their channel than some television companies. However, it isn’t just those wanting to make entertainment...

successful women

Successful Women Show Society’s Ugliness

Just Not Sports, a podcast founded by three guys who talk to athletes about their lives outside athletics, approached Julie DiCaro, update anchor for 670 The Score and columnist for CBSChicago.com, with an idea: They’d find a group of real guys (not actors), give them some of the nastiest tweets...

Bigot

A Primer For Bigots On Social Media In 2015

Geris Roth posted a picture of his coworker’s child on his facebook page which then prompted racist conversations about the child. It’s a teachable moment on how not to use social media. The story is told in the video below.     Modern Communication They both enable this type of...

social media

Hulk Smash: Rage at Puny Social Media

I find that engaging in the constant fighting on social media, namely Facebook, is having an adverse affect on my interpersonal relationships. I get aggro. I get mean. I even overcompensate in attempts at written humor. Apparently opening oneself up to other people’s rage, ignorance, lies and misery manifests itself...

Latest Facebook Feature Tries to Combat Suicide

I have my gripes with the so-called ‘Digital Age’. To me, many social media platforms are breeding grounds for narcissism, insecurity, ego, and insensitivity. Cyber bullying has become embedded in our culture — while laudable campaigns that seek to end virtual discrimination and hateful remarks are encouraging, there still remains...

lbj

LBJ Said To Be “Going Dark” On The Social Media Front

  82 regular season games are in the bag, almost every award recipient has been named, and the 2015 NBA playoffs are finally underway. For many, this entails bonuses added to already impressive salaries, and for the teams who aren’t fortunate enough to extend their seasons… they become the butt of...

selfie stick

There’s No Reason For That Selfie Stick

  The technologically driven generation has found yet another way to seem more narcissistic and consumed with their surroundings. No longer are “selfies” while walking enough anymore, nor are pictures of wide-spread landscapes without our face in them. Ladies and gentlemen, behold the selfie stick.   This gadget was debuted...

The Breeze

The Breeze: Killing It For Two Years

  This week, two of KTB’s editors celebrate two years of Killing The Breeze with tall boys two at a time.     Social Media Podcasts Here are podcasts by Rachel Jimenez and Maria M on the social media phenomenon.   Thug We have alluded before to what the term...

age of social media

Maria Chimes In: Episode 2 – Kathryn Tam

Killing The Breeze presents Episode 2 of Maria Chimes In . Last week, Maria spoke with Brooklyn Based artist Rina Prel. This week Maria sits down with fellow NYU alum and avid social media user Kathryn Tam to talk about the age of social media.     Foresight in the Age...