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The Internet Debate Between Gabby Douglas and Ryan Lochte
GABBY DOUGLAS VS RYAN LOCHTE Apparently, having your hair slicked back is a crime, but vandalizing a gas station and lying about it is completely acceptable. Every Olympics, controversy tends to rise over several players and their actions during the games. Gabby Douglas and Ryan Lochte, respectively a gymnast and swimmer,...
An Analysis of the Effects of Social Media to Every Day Life
What Is It Doing to Us? Every morning we wake up and the first thing most of us do is go on our phone and look at what is going on in social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and more are all social media accounts with which we surround our everyday lives. Social Media has taken over most of our lives. In our e...
Origin and Types of Memes with General Commonality of Politics, Religion, and Media in Today's Society
You've seen hundreds of them. You laugh at those who call it meh-meh or even mimi. You think you know the entirety of the Internet. But how did memes really take over? Probably by just being exactly what they are. Memes. It starts with Richard Dawkins definition of a meme in the 1976 book The Selfish Gene. As long as the I...
A Discussion on Personal Media Inventory and Sharing Photos Online
Personal Media Inventory The memories in life that are worth remembering are the ones that we will remember forever. However, sometimes taking a picture or two won’t hurt anybody, as long as it doesn’t ruin that beautiful moment in time. Many of our great-great grandparents passed down photographs of themselves and that...
The Negative Effects of Social Media: the Pressure to Be Perfect, Addiction, and Negative Effects on the Character of a Person as a Whole
Social Media — nearly every person with some form of electronic has it. You hear about it constantly. “Post this picture on Instagram!” “Follow us on Twitter!” “Share this post on Facebook for your chance to win!” It is nearly impossible to go anywhere without seeing somebody’s eyes glued to their cellphones, tablets, or la...
A Discussion on Lauren Zalaznick's Views on the Conscience of Television
Television is Power Lauren Zalaznick, from TED Talks, speaks a great deal about the conscience of television. I’ve listened to what she has said, and read it as well once over just to make sure I heard what she was saying with an open mind. I have to agree with Lauren Zalaznick. Her opinions are bold and full forced about...
Should Apps Be Age Appropriate for Children?
Should Apps Be Age Appropriate for Children? Cell phones and the applications they contain have become a very important part of our daily lives, especially for the young ones, but the content that they provide may not be always age appropriate for children. Apps should be age appropriate because it is a safety issue. Chi...
The Effects on Real Communication between People Who Use Cell Phones Daily
Owned By Cell Phones Just about everyone around the world has a cell phone. These devices have become oxygen to this generation. People couldn’t possibly imagine life without them now that they have taken over their lives. They are handy and helpful with numerous things one accomplishes on a daily basis. They are used to s...
The Negative Issues of Instagram, a Popular Phone Application
With the increasing popularity of smartphones in our society, the use of social media apps has risen exponentially. Several phone applications have gained almost overnight fame, specifically, Instagram. Instagram is a mainstream social media app that allows its users to share photo and video content with their followers. It...
The Different Types and Elements of Social Interaction
In a world where citizens like to judge others on appearance, chapter five explains the interaction amongst society today. For example, one day a mystery man walked down into a random subway to played a masterpiece that are only heard in concerts. As people walk by this unknown man they do not stop to take in the good quali...