Author Archives: britt_hopkins4

#IS6621 – The ABC’s of Social Media & Digital Business

Let’s take a step back to the first day of class, when we all heard Professor Kane’s speech about how this class is a lot of work, it’s not an easy A, you need to tweet, and blog, and comment, and present, and okay you get it. I think a lot of people were like: […]

My Father’s Own Personal Leg Lamp

“It’s like Christmas! It’s festive!” were the first words I heard after viewing the extremely tacky green light in the lamp in my living room. My father is the king of all things tacky. Find anything on Earth that is tacky and I can guarantee he will love it, especially if it lights up. However, […]

Flippin’ Out: VR & Reducing Gymnastics Injuries

Have you ever seen someone trip or fall and find it hilarious? Yep, me too. We find it funny when people fall or get hurt. Why? Not sure, ask a psych major, but I can almost guarantee that at least one of these has been a gymnast. If you haven’t seen this, check out this […]

The Savagery of Wendy’s Twitter

Since Twitter’s debut in March of 2006, it has exploded. As of April 27, 2017, Twitter has 328 million monthly active users, putting Twitter at the ninth largest social network in the world. What has continued to grow is the number of businesses using Twitter as a way to connect with its customers and promote […]

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s8rboi95: wu? dancergrl5678: nmu? s8rboi95: jc. Ah, a typical conversation between 7th and 8th graders using AIM. How intellectual. If you can’t follow along, Pure Talk USA has you covered with their cheat sheet of the texting lingo. All of this was really emphasized with the popular Cingular commercial that many know as “idk my […]

Documenting Every “PASTAble” Moment Abroad Through Social Media

Did you ever really go abroad if you didn’t post about it everywhere you PASTAbly could? Ha, see what I did there? While I was abroad in Italy in the Spring of 2017, I found myself consistently assuring others “I Promise, This Picture is Actually Real.” Social media and apps were part of my abroad […]

My Struggle with Addiction

One Mississ – Buzzzzzz!!! – Ugh. Let’s try that again. One Miss – Beep beep!!! Seriously? Can I get through one second without – Riiiiiing! Clearly not. My name is Brittany, I am 21 years old and I have been addicted to social media for seven years. As my mom always asks when I’m home […]