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YouTube Ads

Every so often recently, I have been getting an ad for YouTube Rewind, despite the fact that it already happened. Actually, while typing this out, I got the ad. It says it's coming December 7th, which has already passed. I don't get why they…

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Like. Flirt. Ghost. Article

While I was reading this article it sounded a lot like what we do too. My oldest sister along with some other people will delete a picture or video if it doesn't get very many likes. I can look at my Instagram profile and I have 399 followers, I…

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Offensive advertising

While I was watching videos on Youtube, I came across an ad that I couldn't skip. It was a commercial for dog bones and it said "Don't let your dog have British teeth", and then it went through the confused and offended reactions a bunch of…

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1 Reply · Reply by Stacey Rosener Feb 14

Promposals

One thing that has been happening for the past two months has been promposals. Everyone is competing to come up with a creative and cute way to ask their prom date to prom and post a picutre. I have seen pictures on Twitter, Instagram, and VSCO…

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3 Replies · Reply by Molly Schrader Feb 14

Confidence: Blog Post

In our generation today I feel that we have so many different things to judge ourselves on. Not only may it be from not looking like celebrities, not being able to afford the "in" things, but now it depends on our likes and posts. I find it so…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 13

Superbowl ad prices

It's ridiculous how much it cost a business to have a advertisement during the Superbowl game. It was roughly around 5 million dollars every thirty seconds. Which is twice the cost of how much it was 10 years ago. Thoughts on why it's so…

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3 Replies · Reply by Elizabeth Neal Feb 11

Blog Post

Twitter fights. So very popular I find it hard to not continue to read. It sucks you into the world of drama. It can be so entertaining, yet so very hurtful. Then, it gets talked about, and so on the chain of drama. It's hard to think that…

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3 Replies · Reply by Elizabeth Neal Feb 11

X-Games

This winters X-games for Aspen just ended about a week ago. I really enjoyed the big air finals and the freestyles. I did notice however how many sponsorships ESPN has for the X-Games. It's on almost every guard rail, some slopes, and is all over…

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2 Replies · Reply by William Polking Feb 10