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way from simple bulletin board sites where you could post messages to the likes of Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter just to name a few. I do not know many people who do not have a Facebook account and there are so many people twittering I would not even like to guess at the number, but of course I did some research and according to Statistic Brain there are 554,750,000 twitter users as of May 2013 with an average of 58 million tweets per day. () Tumblr has 155,800,000 bloggers with 99,167,718 posts today, December 9, 2013 according to their website. () Facebook boasts 1.4 billion, yes that is billion with a “b” users as of August 2013, () those are users worldwide, not just in the United States, but there is no denying that social media is a huge trend in not just American popular culture but in culture all around the world. Popular American culture affecting personal decision making. Again, with media at your fingertips there are more opportunities for popular culture to affect your personal decisions. With a constant barrage of infomercials telling you the next best thing to get out those stains and with never ending shows of celebrities touting the next big fashion trend there can be no way to have your decision making not be affected by popular American culture. The best thing you can