Author: Sam Brosnahan

Lucky 13

When you look back on your past, how do you remember yourself when you were 9 years old? When I think about my elementary and middle school days, I shudder at the memories of my metal braces, unfortunately “hip” Abercrombie wardrobe, and inability to interact in public without doing something incredibly awkward. I hope I am not alone when I… Read more →

“OH SNAP”chat…you could see that?

Most people up to date with the latest social media platforms know about one of the hottest apps on the market: Snapchat. When Stanford University students Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown created the photo-sharing app in 2011 as part of a class project, they did not realize the phenomenal entity they brought into the technological world. Snapchat provides… Read more →

Facebook Obsession Depression

The recent boom of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have taken personal relationships and communication to an entirely new level. It takes seconds to see what your friends are “up to” by glancing at the continuous Facebook newsfeed filled with status updates and shared posts. I’ll have to admit… it’s a bit addicting. Maybe I’m just a… Read more →

Consent or Dissent?

On Thursday afternoon, technological history was made in the United States with the FCC’s decision to enforce Net Neutrality implications. After many months of anticipation, the FCC decided in a 3-2 vote “to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet”.… Read more →

The in’s and out’s of Net Neutrality

Hey guys! Creating my first digital trend page was an exciting, yet terrifying task. How could I choose where to start? How was I going to make my debut into the fabulous world of blogging? While scrolling through my Pinterest page and ferociously “pinning” new abstract decorating ideas and delicious recipes (that I will unfortunately never make…*thank you dorm life*) to my personal… Read more →

Hello Digital World!

Hi! My name is Samantha Brosnahan and welcome to my very own, fabulously hand-crafted Word Press Blog! I am currently enjoying the Introduction into Digital Media course at the University of Virginia, and I hope to use this blog to provide insight into all of the exciting information I am learning about media in today’s digital age. This is my… Read more →