Amanda LeeAnn

Amanda LeeAnn is Elite Daily's Social News Editor. She graduated Ramapo College with a degree in Communications and Journalism. When Amanda's not writing or editing articles, she's writing and singing songs. Pour her some red wine and she'll be your best friend.

Here's The Difference Between Instagram Questions & Instagram Polls

Here's the thing: Instagram has been releasing a ton of new features lately, and it's easy to get them confused. Between emoji slider polls, regular polls, and the newly-released questions stickers, it's hard to keep track. At this rate, you might th…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Starbucks' New Cold Foam Cold Brew Is A Salty & Sweet Dream Come True

I'm definitely a salty-and-sweet type of gal. I always reach for the chocolate chip cookies with sea salt sprinkles, and I dip my fries into milkshakes at every chance I get. Heck, I'd be a happy camper pouring salt onto any and all of my desserts, h…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Starbucks’ Happy Hour Is Offering BOGO Frappuccinos Today, So Bring A Friend

It's Friday, ya'll, and you know what that means: It's almost time for Happy Hour. Today's Happy Hour won't require any booze, though, because Starbucks is coming in clutch with a post-work drink special that you won't want to miss. Yup, Starbucks' J…
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The Amount Of Song Choices Available For Your Instagram Story Is Overwhelming

There have been multiple times where I wished I could add a little bit of music to my Instagram Stories. Since it's never been possible within the app, I've usually resorted to awkwardly blasting my favorite song on an external speaker and hoping my …
By Amanda LeeAnn

Baskin Robbins Is Giving Away Free Dessert In Honor Of National Ice Cream Month

July is the best month of the summer, if you ask me. The sun stays out later, vacations are in full swing, and ice cream get its time to shine. Oh, you weren't aware of that last part? Well, surprise: July is National Ice Cream Month, and it's time t…
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Birthday Cake-Flavored Pretzels Are Coming To Auntie Anne's & I'm So Ready

If there's one thing I like better than a slice of sweet birthday cake, it's a fresh Auntie Anne's pretzel. In fact, if you brought me a plate full of soft pretzels instead of cupcakes on my big day, I would be thrilled. (I was born in November, so p…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Here's Where To Find IGTV On Instagram If You're Searching For The New Feature

If you're a part of Instagram Nation (yes, I just made that up), then you've definitely heard about IGTV. Instagram announced the new video platform on Wednesday, June 20, and it has already become available on phones across the globe. If you haven't…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Krispy Kreme Released 2 New Doughnuts For Summer & You'll Want To Try Them ASAP

Some people reach for ice pops in the summertime, but I reach for doughnuts. There's nothing like a sweet pastry to go with your morning cup of iced coffee, and Krispy Kreme knows it. In fact, on Wednesday, June 20, the company released two new dough…
By Amanda LeeAnn

This Is Why You Might Not Have Instagram's New IGTV Feature Yet

Instagram turned the tech world upside down on Wednesday, June 20 when the company released IGTV. The new feature lets users watch and upload vertical videos through their Instagram app (or through the external IGTV app), and it's being welcomed with…
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IGTV Videos Are Much Longer Than The Instagram Vids That You're Used To

Who needs an actual television set when you have a smart phone? Thanks to Instagram, you can put your remote control back on the couch, because you can finally watch long-form vids on the app. That's right: IGTV is here, and it's taking Instagram vid…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Released A Collaborative Album & I Can't Wait To Listen

Guys, the moment has finally come: Queen Bey and her rapper husband have released a collaborative piece of work (yes, I'm serious). In case you're wondering, Beyoncé & JAY-Z's Everything Is Love album became available on Saturday, June 16, and it was…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Hillary Clinton’s Tweet About James Comey's Personal Email Usage Is Too Good

I love a good tweet, and Hillary Clinton's latest message is one for the books. Clinton took to Twitter on Thursday, June 14 to respond to a claim by the inspector general (IG) report that said James Comey used a personal email account for FBI busine…
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Burger King Changed Its Name On Social Media To Roast IHOP & It's Perfect

IHOP wreaked havoc in the restaurant industry when its capital "P" was flipped to a lowercase "b" on Monday, June 11. The International House of Pancakes became the International House of Burgers, and food establishments haven't been taking the chang…
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These Memes About National Rosé Day Are Hilarious & I'll Cheers To Them

Happy National Rosé Day, my loves! I hope you're rightfully celebrating with a glass or two of your favorite pink wine. However, if it's too early to pop a bottle, take a scroll through Twitter to see how fellow wine lovers are reacting to holiday. B…
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Taco Bell’s New Berry Frosé Twisted Freeze Is The Boozy Drink Your Summer Needs

Do you know what would make Taco Bell runs a lot better? Rosé. Don't get me wrong: Taco Bell is perfect the way it is, but I think a boozy bev' would compliment my Crunchwrap Supreme pretty nicely. If you agree, you'll be happy to hear that the compa…
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Starbucks Released A New Pink Frappuccino & It Tastes Like Strawberries

Starbucks is really stepping up its game nowadays with a plethora of new drinks on the menu. Between the new and improved Triple Mocha and Ultra Caramel Frappuccinos that were released in May, I didn't think there was room for any more surprises. How…
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You Can Fly To Iceland For $99 & Finally See The Northern Lights

Throughout the past few months, it feels like everyone I know has taken a trip to Iceland. My Instagram feed has been overflowing with photos of friends basking in the Blue Lagoon, and I've never been more jealous. At this point, I'm convinced that I…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Here's How To Help After The Tragic Santa Fe High School Shooting

A mass shooting took place at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, reportedly leaving 10 people dead. If you're shaken by the tragedy and are wondering how to help Santa Fe High School students, rest assured there are many options you can choose f…
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Parkland Students Responded To The Santa Fe Shooting & Their Tweets Are Necessary

A school shooting took place at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, May 18. The tragedy is all too familiar for students who witnessed a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018. Students from Parkland…
By Amanda LeeAnn

Starbucks' Weekly Happy Hours Will Last Longer Than You Think

If you're someone who takes their Starbucks outings seriously, then you probably know about the company's weekly Happy Hours. If you don't, then I'll give you the DL. Starbucks announced the comeback of their Happy Hours on March 27, and the first on…
By Amanda LeeAnn