social media

You Can’t be Cool and Have an Instagram Account

“We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”  – George Orwell Social media, particularly the likes of Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, where people post pictures or videos of themselves ‘doing things’, is fucking …

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The Liability of a Picture

Social media has given rise to an obsession with selfies and the documentation of average, everyday events, such as the strange habit some people have of taking pictures of their food and then posting it on Facebook for their friends to see. This picture sharing …

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Dream Boards are for the Envious

Have you seen these things called dream boards? I’m here to tell you that they’re a joke. Basically, these dream boards (also known as vision boards) consist of images/pictures, taken from the internet or magazines, that are suppose to embody what one aims to achieve …

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NatureBox Helping Save America One Obese Person at a Time

Snacks and processed foods have become contentious issues in recent years. The ingredients of these convenient edibles are the culprit, at least in part, for nearly half of the adult American population being diagnosed as clinically obese. Many children, who are the target market for …

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How this Startup is Building a Fortune 500 Client List

Automating social media posts was the ‘it’ technology for businesses and professional bloggers about 4 years ago; but now it takes a hell of a lot more than simple automation to efficiently promote your message. Navigating social media, content platforms and every other communication channel …

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New App Reput Brings Real World Reputation Online

The shape of an idea was coming to Chus Carasa as his father started to recall the memory of a friend. With melancholy in his voice, Chus’ father spoke of a very humble man who had saved more than a hundred lives throughout a lifetime …

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Was The Bitcoin Market Manipulated Today?

[dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]T[/dropcap]he tech world awoke Monday to news that one of the oldest and largest Bitcoin exchanges had gone down – and it was only allowing fiat withdrawals, citing structural issues with the Bitcoin algorithm causing questionable transfers.  BTC prices went …

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Snapchat is Facebook’s Biggest Threat, and Zuckerberg Knows It

Snapchat: Social Media With A Short Memory is Taking Over Teenage Lives Recently, Mark Zuckerberg finally was forced to come clean and admit what many have been noticing over the past few years – Facebook is losing ground as the top social media choice among …

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The 5 Insanely Important Elements of a Successful Startup

After nearly a decade of investing in various startups, I’ve come across my fair share of breakthrough companies that managed to conquer their particular niche – whether that be in technology, mining, energy, agriculture or biotech. I’ve had tremendous success investing in startups, but I’ve …

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