Tag Archives: Tumblr

Tumblr ≠ Teenage Angst?!

I admit it. I was one of those high school teenagers that jumped on the Tumblr trend, constantly browsing through pretty outfits, inspiring quotes and TV show GIFs during class and study breaks. But after so many years, I really thought the presence of Tumblr was long gone…in fact, it was only on spring break […]

Pumpkin spice & everything nice: branding lessons from @TheRealPSL.

It’s finally October – and you know what that means… fall foliage, hoodies, and the ever classic fall drink: the pumpkin spice latte (PSL). The PSL has become a symbol of American culture and a celebration of the beginning of fall… and Starbucks is capitalizing on it by transforming the seasonal beverage into a lifestyle […]

Initial Thoughts, Tempered Expectations, Greetings and Salutations

I’ll begin with a disclaimer: I once was really into using social media. When everything was new and there was some coolness-factor, albeit minimal, in being a “First Adopter,” I learned all I could about each new social network, all the features of Facebook, and any app that I could install on my android phone. […]

Bad News Shared via Social Media

Yesterday, April 9, 2015, pop megastar Taylor Swift informed the public of some unfortunate and truly upsetting news about her family. Her mother Andrea has been diagnosed with an unidentified cancer at the age of 57. Taylor explained that she asked her mother to get a health screening back in December since she hadn’t done so […]

The Most Loveable Brand on Social Media

There are two men in my life whom I can always count on, who have not once let me down—and their names are Ben and Jerry. For as long as I can remember, I have had an unusually strong passion and reverence for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, so much so that it has become […]

Reddit, where have you been all my life?

When deciding what to write about in this extra blog post (down with Hootsuite! Tweetdeck for life!) I floundered around, desperately  in need of a topic. As I was procrastinating writing this I logged on to Reddit, as I often do. Now I have a topic. To be honest, I am in no way a […]

That Mona Lisa Smile

No, I’m not talking about the 2003 movie starring Julia Roberts and Kirsten Dunst. I’m talking about the world of art auctions. Throughout this course we’ve seen the impact of social media on…well almost everything. The list includes horse racing, venture capital, finding a job, finding work to do, religion, vacations and travel, teaching, terrorism, fundraising, football, basketball, golf, […]