Tag: Socio-cultural phenomenon

The 3 Illusions of the Social Media Age

April 23rd, 2015   •   1 comment   

Don’t let your eyes fool you (courtesy of Tech Whiz)

We’re living in an age of illusions. One where lives are built and destroyed by that perpetually glowing screen in front of us.

Love it or loathe it, the social web is here to stay. We spend so much time online that our entire socio-cultural landscape has shifted in immense and incredible ways. For some, being unplugged for even two hours can be unfathomably torturous.
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Rebecca Black and the Ascend of the Anti-hero

April 20th, 2011   •   2 comments   

If you haven’t already heard Rebecca Black’s “Friday” (more than 100 million views on Youtube and rising), you must have been hiding under a rock. The huge Internet sensation has been making waves while racking up an incredible number of 2 million dislikes on Youtube.

Here’s that music video produced by Ark Music Factory for those of you fortunate/unfortunate enough to miss it.

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