Friday Round Up
Weather: Welp, it looks like it will literally be raining on Donald Trump’s parade, but that won’t put a damper on this weekend’s festivities. If you’re attending outside events today, bring your rain boots (or an ark), but do be aware that umbrellas and other items are prohibited at Inauguration and …
Take an #UNselfie to Kick Off the Season of Giving
If you loved our Positivity Promise, you’re going to love what social media has in store for us today: Giving Tuesday. To combat the shopping frenzies and general consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, NYC based 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation announced in 2011 that the Tuesday …
Michelle Obama Lifts White House Photography Ban
What’s going on? Oh it’s just Michelle Obama being a boss… again. Today, she literally ripped up the sign that bans visitors from snapping photos in the White House. Can you say, White House selfie?* *Selfie sticks are still banned 🙁
Rand Paul Finds Medium for His Flat-Tax Message: Snapchat
The Politicians are all about snapchat, and Rand Paul is using it to promote his new flat tax plan. So if you happen to live in Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire or South Carolina, the first Snapchat ad for a presidential candidate has arrived.
Closing Bell: Note to Self
It’s good to self reflect and think about how you envision your future. We can all take a note from Kim Kardashian as she writes a letter to her future self(ie).
Society 1, Selfie Teens 0
Teen takes a selfie video next to the train tracks. Teen gets kicked in the head by a train conductor. You’re welcome. via
Famous Friday [Round Up]
#NATIONAL “Ask not what your country can do for you…”; ‘Selfie’ is the word of the year; “Knockout Game” …errr, why?!; Don’t be that person on the phone on the airplane; The best post-happy hour voicemail EVER; We’re damn cold; #THEDISTRICT Shorter NYT: Gayest place in America; 6th Annual Congressional Football Game for charity; DC ain’t havin a lot …