Tag: social media

5 Artists Who Promote Healthy Lifestyles on Social Media

One of the great things about artists is their ability to inspire. Thankfully, many of the musical and performing icons in the world are inspirations outside of their professions and use their lifestyles as a platform for motivation. And, although admittedly not a musical icon, Amgen’s Breakaway from Heart Disease campaign hopes to also inspire by encouraging Read More

Vine is Officially Dead

Twitter just pulled the plug on its Vine video service: As previously announced, the company replaced Vine’s iOS and Android app with a new, pared-down Vine camera app Tuesday. Vine’s website will stay up and running for the time being. Twitter first announced its plans to wind down Vine in October following staff cuts and a promise to Read More

Selling Your Soul on YouTube

Some of us are able to maintain relative purity by minimizing our cost of living. Social justice vlogger Kat Blaque is one of the only people I follow on social media who talks about her real life without making it seem glamorous. Her videos have low overhead and little production value. She doesn’t own a Read More

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Media

Over recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of people using social networking websites, such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The figures for people using these sites are staggering. Facebook, for instance, has over 800 million active users, and over a 100 million people use Twitter each day. Social networking is Read More

When Your Social Media Friends Pass Away

I don’t know about you, but through the years I’ve met a lot of people on the web. We’ve talked on the phone, even skyped, emailed, sent gifts, etc. We’ve gotten to know a lot about each other and, although we’ve never met, we’ve connected in a deep way. And then when they pass, because Read More