Learn How to Cook, Social Media Style!

By Ashley Rosson Learn How to Cook, Social Media Style! In the past, your only teaching tools when it came to cooking were hardcover recipe books, note cards from family members, and anyone you knew who was able to cook really well. While those are all still things you can take advantage of in order […]

Turn off those Social Media Notifications

Turn off those Social Media Notifications By Ashley Rosson Ding, Ding, Ding! Most of us all know that noise all too well. You just posted a cute picture of your cat, you shared an interesting article regarding some national news, you announced your engagement, and now everyone is letting you know how they feel about […]

When Live Concerts go Silent

Social Media Message When Live Concerts go Silent By Ashley Rosson As I was driving home the other day listening to my Spotify news stream, the topic of live concerts and the pandemic came up in discussion. With most concerts cancelled until further notice, musicians are having to get creative, by streaming performances to stay […]

Happy Birthday Shelter Pooches!

By Ashley Rosson Happy Birthday Shelter Pooches! Since August 1st is “Dogust” 1st: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs, I decided to focus this month’s message on how “Social Media” has helped animal organizations with donations, adoptions, volunteer help, and awareness. In the past, in order to find the perfect pets for your family, you would […]

Before you post THINK.

Before you post THINK. Ashley Rosson T-is it True? H- Is it Helpful? I- Is it inspiring? N-Is it Necessary? K- Is it Kind? Social Media isn’t just for sharing fun selfies or bragging about your vacation plans anymore. The line between our digital and real lives has blurred, leaving many feeling the undeniable sting […]

When We Need it the Most!

When We Need it the Most! By Ashley Rosson Let us talk about some good things, I’ve compiled some of the best “feel good” social media stories to let us escape the “beer” virus. Facebook helped save a 3-year-old’s vision. After Tara Taylor uploaded a photo of her daughter, Rylee, to Facebook, a friend reached out about […]

Instagram and the Restaurant Industry

Instagram and the Restaurant Industry By Ashley Rosson Have you noticed how restaurants and public places are becoming more “Instagrammable”? Suddenly there is a new neon sign on a back wall, a collection of plants framed into a square shot. In some ways, it seems a little forced- but then again, with so many people […]

Honeymoon at Galaxycon

Honeymoon at Galaxycon By Ashley Rosson If you have been reading my column over the past 3 years, you would know that every year I attend Raleigh Supercon and share my experiences.  This past year the Supercon was bought out and changed to Galaxycon.  It is the one time of the year I stray from […]

Facebook Jail

Facebook Jail By Julie Reardon   Have you ever been in a really toxic relationship? If not, we all know someone who can’t seem to break it off with a partner who is obviously and completely a bad fit. What is the appeal of these overbearing, controlling and morally bankrupt types that would spy, stalk, […]

Relationships and Social Media

Relationships and Social Media By Ashley Schultz OTC0219 Stock Photos Social Media has not only changed the way people express their opinions, the way companies reach out to potential consumers, and political campaigns. It has also changed the way some significant others relationships either flourish or suffer. Here are some ways that Social Media and […]