October 12, 2017
After a certain Jamaican female artist callously disrespected Miss Lou’s life’s work, there was an outpouring of love and support from the Jamaican populace. Through social media, it was clear from the voice of the people that Jamaicans hold the beloved Miss Lou in high regard. Recognizing her only...
October 06, 2017
WhatsApp has revolutionized the way we use our phones. In Jamaica, talk and text plans are disappearing as many use Wi-Fi or data plans to communicate. WhatsApp keeps us informed and entertained, and lets us privately send messages for free, without word count or annoying online ads....
September 25, 2017
SnapChat was once the simplest, most fun and interactive way for millennials to stay in contact with their friends. It emphasized private, intimate, frivolous, person-to-person, temporary messaging that this demographic so loves. Snapchsat’s influence on other social media sites (what the...
September 14, 2017
Now that Irma has done her damage and Jose is perched patronizingly, we may have time to consider how Jamaicans responded to the hurricane on social media. We’re naturally a warm and friendly people, so our advice to friends, family and our Caribbean neighbors who were in Irma’s...
August 22, 2017
Instagram’s explore page is a powerful tool for both businesses and people looking for a greater Internet presence. Posts, videos and stories similar to ones you’ve ‘liked’ on your main feed show here as options to explore based on your interests.   If businesses can...