Monthly Archives: April 2015

KFC UK Moves to Rebrand With Emotional Advertising 

After 10 years of steady growth, KFC UK experienced sales slumps in 2013. Since then, the fast food giant is looking to rebrand its image by connecting to its consumers through the use of emotional appeals in their new campaigns. The campaigns will also incorporate digital strategies. KFC believes that it needs to rebrand in order… Read More

This Just In: Nigerian militia rescues 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram

Women react during a protest demanding security forces to search harder for 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamist militants

Its been exactly one month since Nigerians elected Muhammadu Buhari as their new president, and already there are signs of progress in Africa’s most populous country.   Earlier today, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on twitter that they rescued 200 girls and 93 women in the Sambisa Forest, but stopped short of validating whether or… Read More

Chaos in Baltimore: The wake of Freddie Gray

A black man dead, mysterious circumstances, and chaos in the streets; if it sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Earlier this month, Freddie Gray was arrested by the Baltimore police. Sometime after being taken into custody, Gray suffered a mysterious neck injury that left his spinal cord “80 percent severed,” leading to his eventual death.… Read More

Retrospective: The Bruce Jenner interview sheds light on trans struggles

Nobody really knew what to expect from Diane Sawyer’s recent interview with Bruce Jenner. Some tuned in because of their fascination with the former Olympic star’s transformation. Others because they thought — as Sawyer had to ask — his “struggles” may simply be some sort of cheap publicity ploy for “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.”… Read More

Studies show higher prevalence of HIV/AIDS in African-American communities

Few diseases carry a stronger negative social stigma than HIV/AIDS: human immunodeficiency virus, which can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Part of the stigma comes from the high association of the disease with homosexual activity and sharing of drug needles, but indeed anyone can be infected. Despite recent advances in detection, and increased willingness to… Read More

Louboutin launches New Nudes collection, diversifies timeless trend

The perfect nude pump is a fashion staple thanks to its effortlessly chic and flattering look. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the items that has always been the hardest to perfect in most women’s closets, as nude has remained more or less synonymous with a distinct color: beige.   We love a nice beige pump as… Read More

Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon, and Louis C.K. to host final episodes of SNL’s 40th season

The current television lineup includes several late night comedy sketch shows, but “Saturday Night Live” is the one known to pave the way for all forthcoming shows. In September, SNL kicked off its 40th anniversary, airing a three-hour program this February. The season is nearing its end, and the lineup for hosts and musical acts for… Read More

Twitter Announces New Product and Policy Updates to Stop Cyberbullying


Cyberbullying has fast become the norm on social media. Cyberbullies hide behind the anonymity of their usernames and Twitter handles to spread malicious and threatening messages to unsuspecting users across various social media platforms. Twitter’s director of product management, Shreyas Doshi, announced last week that the company is making new products and updating its violent threats… Read More