For all the ills and unintended consequences of social media, there are some remarkably good things about it, too. For instance, it provides a brand new way for nerds, who aren’t always the most sociable bunch, to form community. Well, maybe that’s not fair—a lot of geeks are incredibly social, they just have an awkwardness… Read More Get Social, You Nerds!
As Instagram continues to grow in prominence, the platform provides individuals the opportunity grow their brands, stretch their creative muscles, and even earn a living. Many beautiful and talented individuals have built considerable followings (Jenners and Karshadians leading the pack, of course), earning a measure of celebrity while becoming influencers—those who have enough clout in… Read More Cosplay Conversations #3: Birth of an Instagram Influencer
Throughout high school and into college, it would have been entirely accurate to describe me as a pathological liar. Lies were my truth. I had fabricated a reality and told lie upon lie upon lie to to manipulate those around me and make myself appear a certain way. I was kind of like a less-murderous… Read More Social Media Stink: A Liar Can Smell a Liar
Beneath the Tangles started as one guy with a blog and dream. Ho ho, the corniness of it all! But really, it was a one-man operation until other writers volunteered to join. And these last few years, we’ve also added major components which have become just as important as the blog – our social media… Read More Social Media Mirrors
While away from the site for the last year and a half, I spent much of my time investing in my Instagram account, Anime Pop Heart, which is now associated with Beneath the Tangles. We have a similar mission on that platform, though of course it’s more about the visual and less about the written… Read More Everyone on Instagram Thinks I’m a Girl (and It’s the Worst)