Ariana Grande is on top of the world, smashing records left and right with her latest album, but like with every major success, critics have uncovered a series of controversies surrounding the international pop star. Let’s start with the positive, Grande’s fifth album “thank u, next” was an immediate success. According to Billboard, the album set the one-week streaming record for an album by a … Continue reading Grande Says, “Thank u, Next” To Controversy Surrounding Her Latest Album
Instagram recently began an initiative aimed at removing fake likes and comments from the accounts of users who use third-party apps to boost their social media clout. Accounts that are found to be enhancing their profiles though paid-for followers purchased via third-party apps will now receive a notification alerting them that Instagram has deleted their bogus likes, follows and even comments. Instagram serves as a … Continue reading Instagram vs Fake Accounts: An Ongoing Saga
Article by Bridget Murtha – EsPResso Committee Member After a brutal winter (that does not seem to be completely over yet), everyone is more than ready for spring and the warm weather it is going to bring. Dairy Queen was especially excited to ring in the season with all of their customers with a special store offer on this day. On Tuesday, March 20th, all … Continue reading DAIRY QUEEN RINGS IN THE SPRING SEASON WITH FREE CONES
Article by Sarah Lynch – EsPResso Staff Writer #MeToo. With these two words, victims of sexual assault and harassment have boldly taken to social media to share their stories and struggles. From A-list celebrities to friends and family, social media platforms have become inundated with these posts, which is exactly what Alyssa Milano wanted. On Oct. 15, in the wake of the allegations surrounding Harvey … Continue reading HASHTAGS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVISM: FRUITFUL OR FUTILE?
Article by Paisley Haddad – esPResso Staff Writer From the puppy face filter to the dancing hot dog filter, Snapchat has had it’s share of social media trends. With over 173 million people use these filters daily, Snapchat must keep up with it’s demand. Launched on September 14, Snapchat unveiled their latest filter, featuring “Bitmojis”, animated characters created by users to depict themselves. Although users … Continue reading SNAPCHAT DEBUTS NEW 3D BITMOJI FILTERS
Article by Sarah Lynch – esPResso Staff Writer Social security numbers. Driver’s license numbers. Credit card numbers. Names. Birthdays. Addresses. Equifax’s recent security breach has potentially exposed the personal information as many as 143 million Americans, more than one third of the U.S. population. The company has also announced that 100,000 Canadians and 400,000 U.K. customers are likely affected, making it one of the most … Continue reading EQUIFAX ENDURES A PR NIGHTMARE
Article by Marissa Kelly | esPResso Staff Writer When it comes to airlines, passengers expect the utmost respect for their safety. Consumers want to be taken care of, knowing that they are in good hands as they are catapulted into the sky in a large transportation structure. Flying can be a scary thing, so when airlines are trying to attract potential flyers, they must be … Continue reading The Trouble Onboard Flight 3411