Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Quit Using Facebook Getty Image Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem undefeated when it comes to laying waste to trolls on Twitter. However, that doesn’t mean she’s necessarily a fan of social media platforms. In a new interview with the the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” this week, the freshman congresswoman said that she’s…
KFC’s New Colonel Is Creepy Thanks To The Uncanny Valley Effect KFC KFC’s Colonel is downright creepy — this is a hill we’re willing to defend and die on. The role of the company’s spokesman has been played by a rotating cast of actors over the last few years — which has included everyone from…
The Future Of Travel Blends Going ‘Hyper Local’ With Global Access UPROXX / Unsplash Not long ago, mainstream travel meant finding a place that was relatively convenient — resorts that had been vetted by travel agencies, easily navigable cities with strong tourist infrastructures, and destinations that were either a direct flight or, at most, a…
CNN’s Poetic Donald Trump Tweet Was Not Well Received On Twitter Getty Image Saturday, CNN’s social media team went a little overboard when it came to documenting Donald Trump’s mindset. It was the day after the hotly anticipated, potentially earth-shattering Mueller report had been filed, and the news network decided to mark the occasion by…
30 Best Travel Influencers On Instagram To Follow In 2019 Dylan Gordon / Uproxx Social media travel influencers have changed the whole game. Instagram has created a space where the old-school worlds of Lonely Planet guidebooks, modeling, advertising, travel TV, and even the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue collide. At their worst, travel influencers are vapid…
People Are Using The Ten-Year Challenge To Talk About Climate Change UPROXX / Pixabay A lot can change in 10 years. So when the #HowHardDidAgingHitYou meme (aka the Ten-Year Challenge) started circulating on social media, people took the opportunity to brag about their glow-ups or how good they still look or, hell, lament their lost…
Idris Elba’s #MeToo Comment Is Pretty Straightforward Getty Image No, British actor Idris Elba still isn’t in the running to play James Bond (according to Idris Elba), but that doesn’t mean the Luther star isn’t keeping himself out of the news cycle. In fact, because of the hit BBC drama’s upcoming return, the 46-year-old performer…
Snapchat Wants To Help You Find Your Polling Place And Vote Snapchat / UPROXX Move over, flower crown filter: Snapchat has added a few new functions to their user experience, and this time, they pack a little more punch. The social media app is trying to make the voter experience easier for their users in…
Chelsea Peretti’s Post About Not Eating Cake Frosting Gets Reactions Between Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Big Mouth and her Netflix comedy special, Chelsea Peretti is one of the funniest and most successful women working in entertainment today. She’s also, as her Instagram followers found out on Saturday, an eater of cake… sans frosting. As she explained rather…
Footage Of Dangerous Storm Surge Is Spreading Getty Image While Hurricane Florence has been poised to become the strongest storm to hit the eastern United States in decades, what was once a Category 4 hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2. Even so, the “extremely dangerous” storm’s approach has caused local, state and federal…
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