It’s Back to School time. Get your child ready w/ African Pride Back to School Beauty is Cool, a campaign that encourages you to show off your BTS style.
By now, you’ve all heard the horrible details. The satiric and “false-headline news” making site, The Onion shared a tweet last night during the Oscars that called nine year old Academy Award nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis a c*%t. I won’t repeat the word here because it’s not a word that even comes out of my mouth, but I’m sure you know what I’m referring to.
Time well tell if Google + can sustain itself in the future as a viable social network. Right now, I am remain unimpressed, but we also know how fast things can change in social media.
Every once in awhile, someone comes into your life and you have no idea why—you just know that you are thankful for them being there for you no matter what. I feel the need to use this blog post as a way to say thank you to a special person who has made all the difference in my life.
I am not by any means stepping on a high horse, because trust me, I am guilty as charged. But what would life be without Facebook? What could we be doing with that 53 billion hours other than sitting on Facebook, refreshing our screens to see if anyone has liked our latest online manifesto?
But just like any new thing on the innerwebs, there are always those that simply don’t get it—I mean, how many times did you have to explain to someone how to use Twitter before people finally caught on? Google+ has its advantages and I can see it being one of the most used social networks, especially since they learned from their unfortunate Wave debacle in 2009.
Earlier this week, we learned that comedian and voice of AFLAC’s duck Gilbert Gottfried, had been let go by the long/short disability insurance giant because of racist remarks he tweeted against Japanese after the earthquake and subsequent tsunamis which has crippled their country.
On Sunday, I met up with my good friend Curvatude and Diva Living with AIDS activist, Rae Lewis Thornton. If you are unfamiliar with Rae, she first graced the cover of Essence magazine in 1994 and has been living with AIDS since 1994.
I have written numerous pieces on this website about celebrities and Twitter—most of it has not been positive.
That is exactly what happened this past weekend. I received information about Koowie.com and it made me curious. It is touted as the anti-Facebook website and Craigslist alternative for its users.
Twitter is a wonderful avenue for entertainers to share their worlds with their fans and followers, but sometimes they seem to get caught up in the moment with foolishness.
Once you become a serious blogger, your appreciation for the artform increases. Or it should. Lately, I have seen that my blogging audience has grown—and I owe a huge part of that to the community that I have subconsciously made…