jessica-weil

Social Media Analyst at advertising agency in Cambridge, MA. Loves: sharks, philosophy, horror movies. Fascinated by the quirky stuff that makes life so interesting.

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As Long As You Love Me: Our Favorite ’90s Heartthrobs

The ‘90s provided today’s college grads with the hotties who would fill our adolescent minds with our first dirty thoughts and lustful desires. So, in the spirit of ‘90s Week, let’s take a look back at some of these boys and see what became of them.

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Someone’s life is in danger. Quick! Tweet about it!

People have displayed heartlessness and indifference since before the Internet, but social media gives them the thrill of an audience and the added sense of power that comes with it.

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So you want to be a LaVeyan Satanist?

Finally! A religion that places value in logic, the individual, and the attempt to navigate and find meaning in an indifferent universe.

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Twitter and Athletes: A Blissful Union

Here’s a look at some athletes who have leveraged Twitter to connect with their fan base and build their social media presence.

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X and Y in the Workplace

If you play your cards right, scoring a Generation X mentor is an invaluable feat. The fact of the matter is, not all older and more experienced coworkers hate us. In my experience, I feel like they’re rooting for me and are as eager to see me succeed as I am.

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Forget Big Brother. Little Brother is the real threat.

We grew up reading literature that depicts a dystopian future in which totalitarian government controls and has access to your every thought, every emotion, and every action. This nightmare of a world is something most of us would actively resist, and yet, maybe it isn’t the government we should be afraid of in an increasingly digital world; it’s each other.

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In Defense of Books (The real, paper kind)

My name is Jessica, I’m 24 years old, and I hate e-readers. For bibliophiles, reading is an escape, a sanctuary, a solo experience. But more than that, reading is an activity that should be accompanied by no unnecessary distractions, like those found on iPads and other e-readers.

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Facebook goes back to school

Facebook goes back to basics with a new section devoted wholly to colleges and universities. New features and a community-within-a-community, aimed at re-capturing the youth that made Facebook the giant it has become, are smart moves in the right direction for the site.