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Super Apps: Apps as Industries

Originally featured on Zachary's website (zacharyhurdle.com). Can also be found on Civic Eagle If Zachary's thoughts on a Chinese social credit score system didn't blow your...

Roach Nigga And Hood Stereotypes on Twitter

Social media parody accounts are nothing new, but they're exceptionally wild on Twitter. Exhibit A: @roach_nigga One popular brand of parody account are the type that...

Fuck Paying For Twitter, It Should Pay Us

Social media platforms are what you call Web 2.0. In short, it means the users of the platform, not the creators, are responsible for...

The Art of Lookin-Ass Jokes and Twitter Roasts

I followed Best Roast on Twitter last week. Bruh. The diversity of techniques and roast patterns was overwhelming. There's something about lookin-ass jokes in particular that...

Brother Nature Cancelled And Uncancelled In Mere Hours. Twitter Culture Proves It’s Trash

I've written on the topic of cancel culture multiple times now. But I haven't specifically dealt with the phenomenon of a celebrity's offensive yet...

#DMVTaughtMe Something About Twitter

A couple of recent national trending topics on Twitter, #dmvtaughtme and #Atlantataughtme, showcased residents of the D.C. and Atlanta metro areas describing unique aspects...

What They Say: #WomenWhoVoteTrump Is Heated

What appears to have been started as a trend mocking women who continue to support Donald Trump, the discussion under the #WomenWhoVoteTrump trend has...

Ja Rule and How Twitter Forces Comedic Fiction Into Reality

It doesn't matter what you say. Did you say it first? Did you say it loudly? Did people think the mere thought of your statement being true was entertaining? Then congratulations,...
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A Thought: Male Rompers and Suppressed Femininity

Save for an expertly-timed marketing push by a bold group of guys, I'm certain the loudest straight male supporters of the Romphims on Twitter...

Your #WokeBae might be woke, but he’s still a man

As women, we’re socialized to praise men in everything they do, no matter how mediocre. So what happens when men go “above and beyond”...