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Friday, November 20th, 2015

The 12 Stages of Social Media Grief in Response to Paris Bombing

As updates on the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris transpired over last Friday night, social media users across the United States and elsewhere struggled with how their social presences should react. The following is a list of the common 12 stages of social media grief in response to these attacks. Please keep in mind that

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

iPhone Users: Enlightened Futurists or Antisocial Assholes?

Does having an iPhone make us better people, or does it just make us even lazier and less aware of our surroundings? POINT: “I Hate My iPhone, But I’ll Die Without It” I first realized that my...

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Megabus Announces Its New Writer’s Residency Program

Megabus is now officially accepting applications for its 2014 summer writer’s residency program, they announced this morning on their website. Inspired by Amtrak’s writer’s residency, the Megabus program will run from June 15th through August 31st, 2014 and...

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Happy Anniversary, Facebook!

Facebook turned 10 last week, and aside from everyone’s annoying “Look Back” videos, we at The Gabbler wanted to post a little something special for our favorite (hyper)social(ly awkward) network. The following anniversary card was reportedly mailed...

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Over-Emojical

OVER-EMOJICAL: (oʊvər ɪˈmoʊdʒi kəl) excessive or abnormal use of of emoji on social media to convey emotion; worsened if the user has downloaded one or more Emoji apps. “Sarah, you posted 27 crying faces to my picture on Instagram. I get that...

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Daily News Feed

Newspapers really just need to adapt to the digital age and the social media lifestyles of young readers.