October 26, 2018
Commonly shortened to UPT by character conscious Twitter users, Uptown is an evergreen discussion on Jamaican social media. Even downtown seems fascinated with Uptown. But where’s Uptown, or who is Uptown? We could simply say it is the cardinal opposite of downtown Kingston. Geography...
October 09, 2018
Want to find something important on social media? #HashtagIt. Want more people to see a post? #HashtagIt. So how did hashtags get so popular and how should we use them? With millions of images and text shared every second on social media, it’s hard to stand out. Hashtags make is easier for...
September 21, 2018
Many of us are expert at using social media to pass time and relieve boredom. We reach for our phones and scroll through our feeds, read silly posts, watch humorous videos, catch up on celebrity gossip, and let our minds go numb for a minute. An hour later, we feel guilty as hell knowing we’...
September 07, 2018
We hear it all the time, “representation matters.” But this idea isn’t just for television shows and entertainment outlets, it holds great import for businesses and brands. Too often, brands and businesses use stock photos instead of local imagery just to look worldly. The...
August 16, 2018
There have long been calls for us to support brand Jamaica and buy local. This helps economic development and consumers who escape import and duty costs. To support this worthy effort, we offer five reasons to buy Jamaican.  1. Save Some Cash: Groceries are already expensive. So head...