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The idea of free speech

Being from the U.S. and as the ideals from my home country have spread across the world, one of the biggest ones is the First Amendment a.k.a. Freedom of Speech. Having the spotlight shine on the U.S. for the last month and a half because of the presidential election also brought out a lot more people using the term “fake news”. What…

Wholesome Instagram content

As mentioned in previous videos, Instagram has become a place where pets can become influencers. Pet accounts can even make money with well-known brand partnerships. The question is why pets are more popular than people? Researching on why pets are more popular on Instagram, I found the main reason is due to pets being considered neutral and there are no negative reactions…

What It Means To Be An Older Millennial

According to the “powers that be” who create generational names, I am what is considered to be an older millennial.  My understanding of this term means I was young enough to adapt to the newest technologies and still use that ability today; however, it did not play a huge role in my childhood the way it does with the younger millennials and…