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Anna Hazare, Bell Bajao, Facebook, India, Kony 2012, Middle East, Twitter, Uncategorized, YouTube -

In the days before the Internet, before social media, before one-to-many interaction was put at the fingertips of anyone with a Facebook or Twitter account, the statement that summed up the thoughts of the silent majority was: ‘I can’t make a difference, so I’m not going to try.’ Now, though, there is a feeling that, with the right content, one person can make a difference – thanks to the reach of social media. It’s a theory the Kony 2012 film put to the test. It’s a theory the spread of anti-government uprisings throughout the Middle East has affirmed. And it’s...

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Avengers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, criminal minds, Joss Whedon, Matthew Gray Gubler, Social networking service, Spencer Reid, Twitter, Uncategorized -

        Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”. Yes, it is the 1679856th social networking website in the world and yes, the word ‘tweet’ is colossally stupid and yes, it only fuels and makes more distressing our celebrity-obsessed culture. Yet, as a literature student, I can’t help but grudgingly admire the ability of some of these aforementioned celebrities to be funny in 140 characters. Here are 5 twitter accounts you can obsessively stalk or casually check once in...

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