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'Hereditary' marketing misleads its audience right off a cliff

Spoilers lie ahead for Hereditary. You've been warned. On Friday, horror fans flocked to theaters to revel in and be tortured by A24's new supernatural horror flick, Hereditary.  By Sunday, the rising fright fest had been rocked by a D+
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'This Is Nigeria' masterfully reframes Childish Gambino's epic video for a different audience

Folarin Falana, better known as the Nigerian rapper Falz, did something with Childish Gambino's incisive "This Is America" music video that no one else has managed: He deconstructed it and rebuilt it for his home audience. "This Is America" presents
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'Bachelor in Paradise' is under fire for queerbaiting viewers

Viewers are not happy with Australia's version of Bachelor In Paradise, calling out the show for queerbaiting. Given the general lack of LGBTQ romances onscreen, queerbaiting —wherein television producers hint at non-heteronormative
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Twitch viewers took over 500 hours to beat 'Super Metroid' together

The collective Twitch community isn't going to be taking any speedrunning world records anytime soon. SEE ALSO: Twitch streamer gives a young gamer the most heartwarming pep talk after losing Inspired by Twitch Plays Pokémon, a Twitch account
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'Love, Simon' unites diverse audiences through a relatable genre and tone

The internet is reacting very positively to gay teen rom-com Love, Simon, praising its ability to entertain while inciting change for LGBTQ+ communities. Read more...More about Twitter, Film, Movies, Internet, and Mashable Video
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During the shooting, Snap Maps took viewers inside the Florida high school

On Wednesday, the world watched as scared and confused teenagers huddled in the corners of classrooms while gunshots rang out at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  The unnervingly intimate view of the tragic high school
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'Black Panther' sabotage campaign highlights how useless the Rotten Tomatoes audience score really is

Black Panther isn't opening for another couple of weeks, but one group of self-described "fanboys" is already preparing to be Mad Online. A campaign is underway to "Give Black Panther a Rotten Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes," with about 5,500
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How to Become an Exceptional Public Speaker and Presenter

The Public Speaking Skills IQ Matrix will help you to develop the skills necessary to become a more effective and proficient public speaker. The mind map presents you with general public speaking tips; explores what to do before you take the stage,
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Three elements to go beyond hourly freelancing

Hourly freelancing generally involves finding a task that many people can do, and doing it slighly better or slightly cheaper (or slightly more conveniently) than others can. It's not a bad gig, but with some planning, you can do better.... 
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How Does Social Media Influence Marketing Communication?

Marketing has been around for a lot more time than we may be tempted to believe. Social media is