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Rant: Yeah, Sometimes Twitter Sucks.

August 6, 2014
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Anyone who knows me knows that Twitter is my social media drug of choice. Along with YouTube and Tumblr, it’s one of the sites that’s always open on my internet browser, and yes, my tweet count is a bit on the high side. Thanks for letting me know. But despite my strong feelings of admiration for it, I have to be completely honest and admit that there are times when Twitter sucks. And not “suck” in the way that Facebook…

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Rant: On This Kim Kardashian Game

July 18, 2014
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First things first: Yes, I downloaded the game. I’m not usually one to get into video games (especially smartphone games), but with all of the hype circulating around the new, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, I decided to check it out.┬áPlus, it’s summer, so with all of this glorious free time, what else am I supposed to do? Now, if you haven’t played the game, let me break it down for you: you start as a “normal person” (a.k.a an “E-lister”),…

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Rant: Flappy Bird is Public Enemy #1

February 3, 2014
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I.CAN’T.STAND.THIS.GAME. Now, I’m not one to get into smartphone games like that (the last one that I was hooked to was Temple Run), but boredom and the need for something to keep me entertained when I’m offline led me to Flappy Bird, and I’m seriously regretting it. Let me just come out and admit to you all that my high score is currently sitting at 11, and this game still has me stressed beyond belief. See, I always thought that…

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Yearly RoundUp: My Favorite Vines of 2013

December 17, 2013

Happy Tuesday. So if you guys liked┬ámy last post on Black Twitter, then you’ll definitely enjoy this Yearly RoundUp post as I focus on social media once again, this time in the form of Vine. The mobile app (owned by Twitter), debuted in January and hasn’t slowed down since, even with Instagram incorporating videos into their mix. Vine follows Twitter’s limited sharing approach to posting by only allowing users to upload six-second video clips. These clips then get reblogged, shared…

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Yearly RoundUp: Best Black Twitter Moments of 2013

December 11, 2013

Happy Wednesday, everybody. Hope that you guys enjoyed my last Yearly RoundUp post where I covered my favorite albums of 2013. I’m having a lot of fun recapping all of the great things that have happened in the last year, and I’m extremely excited about this particular post. So, without further ado, I present my favorite Black Twitter Moments of 2013! “Waaaaaaaaaait. What’s Black Twitter?” Ok, ok. Let me explain. If you’re not familiar with the phenomenon that is Black…

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