Author Archives: Caelen Demos

Flavor Naming’s Icy Response

Schweddy Balls, Linsanity, Hubby Hubby and Hazed & Confused. At first glance, these names may seem mildly offensive. That is, until you know that they are ice cream flavors produced by Vermont-based Ben & Jerry’s. Hazed and Confused Hazed & … Continue reading

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#AnyoneFromTarget

What do you get when mix teenage fangirls with a photo of a good-looking Target employee? A social media sensation otherwise known as #AlexFromTarget. In a two-day timespan, the hashtag AlexFromTarget was tweeted more than 1.5 million times, according to … Continue reading

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Hashtag Hijack Detours Campaign

Fill in the blank at the end of this hashtag: #ImA                 . Is it that difficult to confine yourself to one hashtag? The “Republicans Are People Too” campaign doesn’t think so. The goal of this campaign, according to Boston.com, “aims … Continue reading

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‘Tubing’ It to Stardom

The last generation of entertainment stars found their starts on TV shows like The Mickey Mouse Club and Barney. Today’s stars are getting famous in a different way — branding themselves through their individual YouTube channels. The social media network … Continue reading

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Royal Twitter Takeover

#RoyalBaby. #RoyalWedding. #RoyalAnything, The Twitterverse explodes with any major royal milestone. In the 24 hours since the announcement of the newest royal baby, there have been more than 70,000 uses of #royalbaby according to People.com. Social media, Twitter in particular, … Continue reading

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