Full disclosure. I don’t follow beauty blogs or watch make up tutorials on YouTube. I actually do not wear make up myself. I’m pretty casual as far as how I dress. And, yes, I still signed up to participate in #BOAW2018! If you know me or read this blog, you know that I write about … Continue reading Expanding the Definition of Beauty This #BOAW2018
Guest post authored by Colleen Patterson, content marketing manager for Muses. Two days after sitting down to write this post, Hurricane Harvey made landfall on southeast Texas as a Category 4 storm. Category 4 storms, by definition bring winds which range from 131 to 155 mph, the capability to destroy house frames and cause long-standing … Continue reading Are Social Media Influencers the Next Answer to Disaster Relief?
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the recent outbreak of the Zika virus and its suspected link to birth defects an international public health emergency. This designation signals the seriousness of the outbreak and gives countries new tools to fight it including allowing health agencies to coordinate efforts.The current outbreak of the Zika virus, … Continue reading Addressing the Zika Outbreak: A Case for Leveraging Mommy Bloggers as Part of the International Response
If these small cartoon-like images look familiar to you, they should. These funny little images are called “emoji” (ee-mow-jee) – and recently they have been popping up everywhere – in text messages, social media, televisions ads, and on billboards. 74 percent of people in the U.S. regularly use emoji in their online communication, sending an average of … Continue reading Do you “speak emoji”? You should!
Social media continue to be popular worldwide. Globally there are more than one billion people on Facebook, and YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world. India is poised to become the largest Facebook market this year; people in Japan spend more time online than people from any other countries; and Russia … Continue reading Social Media as a Tool for Promoting Global Public Health