Tagged “social media”

Explaining White People, Part 2: Waiting For A “More Informed” Opinion About Race Issues

For liberal White people, there seems to be a strong tendency to fight the power and be vocal about what's wrong in the world, no matter how big or small the cause…until something race-related happens. Then things get reeeal quiet.

Facebook Testing “Satire” Tag, And It’s All Because Of Your Cousins

One of the many micro-aggressions that regularly occur for Black folks on Facebook is having to witn...

How Not To Be An Asshole On The Internet When Everyone’s Upset

No one cared you thought Robin Williams was an overrated hack last week, so why use his death as an opportunity to share an opinion no one gives a damn about right now? Because you want to annoy, that's why.

True Life: My “Twitter Friends” Are My Real Friends Too

With my real friends being in various locations between Texas and Philadelphia, I’d had to get creative in my search for social consistency. Twitter was that consistency.

VSB Roundtable: Is It Okay To Like Your Own Pictures?

The VSB crew got together to talk about social media. As usual, it got epic.

Rihanna, Bewbs, and The Ennui of it All

I don't know what's wrong with me. Usually I love bewb shots. In fact, when I heard that Rihanna...

Sidepieces Are Having The Best and Worst Year Ever

If you're Black or know Black people, there is a really good chance that you've heard, used, or list...

4 Totally Normal Things That People Do That You Probably Shouldn’t Tell People That You’re Doing

While denial is both a river in Egypt and the name of a Black child in Louisville, KY, it is often t...

The Nudie Trinity

Today at VSB, we're relinquishing the podium to a new name on the street, the blogless wonder and ho...

Get Yo’ Hands Out Of My Email!

People are crazy. Period. Aside from death and taxes, insanity on behalf of the human race is th...

No Social Media, No Thank You.

Believe it or not, I still know people who utilize no forms of social media. Now this "people" is a ...

K.O.N.Y. 2012

(For the record, I'm aware that it's merely KONY 2012, but I'm going to make a point with that.) Cr...

Cupid Dead Y’all: Formerly Romantic Gestures That Now Seem Creepy, Crazy and Ewwww!

One of my favorite songs is "I'd Find You Anywhere" by Creative Source. It was made popular by Kanye...