Tag: social media trends

Instagram phenom yogi Rachel Brathen breaks the internet

Yoga_Girl Rachel Brathen poses in a yoga position

When world famous yogi Rachel Brathen isn’t globetrotting and sharing her love of yoga with her 1.2 million Instagram followers, she is busy at home in Aruba cultivating her online presence and growing her personal brand. In just a few years, Brathen has built a significant social following by sharing her yoga journey on Instagram… Read More

BuzzFeed’s “Basics” Push All the Right Buttons

Instagramming one’s self sipping on a Pumpkin Spice Latte while wearing Ugg boots on a hay ride — an unsuspecting victim may believe she’s diving right into all of fall’s glory. What this flannel clad beauty doesn’t realize is how much her basic-ness translates to Internet fodder.   If you type “basic bitch” into a… Read More

Opinion: In Defense Of Shutting Up

Be honest, dear reader. You’ve done it before.   You pop open your sleek laptop, conjure up your internet browser of choice and coast effortlessly along the ripples of your Twitter feed, browsing the plethora of articles vying for your attention. You linger lovingly over your interests, perhaps scanning the text of a recent presidential… Read More

Are We Letting The #Selfie Trend Get in the Way of Significant Human Experiences?

Source: https://www.viralheat.com/blog/2014/02/11/why-selfies-should-be-a-part-of-your-marketing-plan/

  The selfie trend is taking the world by storm. An action of taking one’s picture in one, two, maybe 20 poses, is becoming the norm among teens, parents, and even the elderly.   The action has become so mainstream that apps, such as Snapchat and Instagram, are being devoured by “selfie lovers” and gaining… Read More