SOCIAL MEDIA: Behind The Scenes

Social media, is a platform of creating and sharing. It has made life easier for millions of people across the globe. But isn’t it true that a little good comes with a little bad? Every time you post a picture on Facebook and get a like, your brain releases neurotransmitters, specifically the ones that make you happy. For example, dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins. This happens everytime when someone presses that like button on your post. This easily turns into an addiction. Once you are addicted to something, your brain tells you to devote a larger amount of time doing … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA: Behind The Scenes

Discrimination Today #YouTubeBlackFanFest

About a year ago, YouTube received a lot of backlash for the lack of diversity when it came to promoting YouTubers. White YouTubers were advertised more when compared to the YouTubers of colour. To make things right, YouTube hosted a separate Fan Fest for black people to make them feel more welcome and equal. A Fan Fest is basically when creators get to perform live on stage, meet their fans and connect with other creators. Did this actually make things right? Why is it that we have to break walls of discrimination and replace it by building a new one? … Continue reading Discrimination Today #YouTubeBlackFanFest

INTOLERANCE

Intolerance, you may wonder what I mean by this term. We all say that society has created stereotypes, society has shaped us into who we are but what about the simple fact that we are society? Acts of religious intolerance and social intolerance are some of the many vicious ideals we reside in. To bring out a sense of clarification, social intolerance is basically the nonacceptance of an individual or a group of people based on their characteristics, interests, and personality. Religious intolerance is, as you may have guessed, the unwillingness to accept a particular religion. Intolerance is a major … Continue reading INTOLERANCE

CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF CAPTURED

Today, 26th June 2018 marks the first anniversary of Captured and I couldn’t be more proud. I made this blog with just one goal in mind, to inspire others. And along the way, I have inspired quite a few. CAPTURED BY DIYA wouldn’t have been possible without all the tremendous support I have received. I would like to thank everyone who encouraged me in this journey of mine. I have made a significant amount of progress and hopefully, this will continue. Continue reading CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF CAPTURED

Changing Times, Shifting Vibes

Radio volume going high, Staring at those fireflies. Rock bands were a vibe, Partying all night being hype. Then the tables turned, The past was memories burned. Staring at the six inch world, Scrolling past everything curled. Heads hung low, Verbal communication let go. Technology polluted, Humanity left wounded. That 90’s vibe flew away, Now they are echos of grey. Continue reading Changing Times, Shifting Vibes