Monthly Archives: January 2017

The New Era of Social Media

Today is January 31, 2017 and it is a time of great change in the world. Through the help of various mediums including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram, thoughts and ideas are flowing more freely than ever. People who previously did not have the opportunity to share their ideas have been given the chance to […]

Social Media Intentions- The Fear Of Missing Out

My Facebook account has been around since 2007, wrote my first tweet in 2008, created my first Instagram account in 2012 and sent my first snap in 2013. There was one motive behind all of these actions. I did not want to miss out. My friends were on all of these social media platforms. I […]

My Social Media Experience

My first foray into social media was in the third grade when my brother set up an AOL Instant messenger account for me. The gesture was nice, but I don’t think I actually used the account until a few years later. It was only a year after that that I first heard about Facebook. Although I […]

Social Media & I: A Cautious and Evolving Relationship

In general, I have always been relatively conservative with my use of social media.  While my friends and peers have poked fun at my limited online presence, I have found it to be somewhat of a valuable asset. I first registered for Facebook as a High School Sophomore in 2011, at which point the vast majority […]

Social Media = Double Edged Sword

In 2008 I created a Facebook account and entered into the world of social media for the first time. Most of my friends had already made one, and like most other middle school kids, I figured I would be missing out if I didn’t make one too. At that time Facebook was all about how […]

The Overwhelming World of Social Media

My initial reaction to social media thus far is that it is extremely overwhelming. The newsfeed on my shiny new Twitter account refreshes so often that I could sit here all day and read it and the comments from my limited number of followers just to stay on top of what everyone is saying and […]

#TruthIs I Ran the Family Cell Plan Up $500 in 7th Grade Because of Data Usage

I’ve always thought of myself as being an early adopter of technology. Maybe it’s because I had an iPhone before Apple made it available to all service providers (only good thing about AT&T), maybe it’s because I’ve been called a tech loser a few times for I read blogs about new digital technologies on occasion. […]