First came the smartphone. Then social media. Then LOLs and BTWs, #TBTs and #MCMs, likes and loves, gifs and emojis.
Utah Senators Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross and Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, are, according to Weiler, the Utah Legislature’s two most animated tweeters. The legislative session that ended earlier this month provided them plenty of opportunity.
The social media industry is expanding and an increasing number of jobs are becoming available for journalism graduates.
BYU alumnus Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate for the 2016 presidential election, responded rapidly on Twitter during Donald Trump’s first “thank you” rally speech as Trump went off on McMullin.
Provo and BYU culture is something very unique. With a plethora of different stereotypes and material to make fun of, parody and satirical accounts have graced our social media sites for years.