Daffany Chan

Bio

Daffany Chan is a news writer at Elite Daily, where she writes about all things food, tech and entertainment related. Daffany has also written for online publications including HuffingtonPost.com, Mic.com, Bustle.com, and TakePart.com. Previously, she was an Audience Engagement Editor for TIME Magazine based at the Asia Bureau in Hong Kong. Her bachelor’s degree in communication is from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Besides writing, Daffany loves theatre, dance, and inspirational self-help books.

If You’re Having Issues With Zoom Backgrounds, Here’s What To Check

By Daffany Chan
Zoom’s virtual background feature has become a mainstay on the platform, thanks to its ability to swap out your IRL backdrop for a photo or video of your choosing. If your Zoom virtual background is not working during your video calls and you are…

Starbucks Is Selling Iced Shaken Espresso Drinks That'll Upgrade Your Next Coffee Run

By Daffany Chan
Get ready to welcome the warmer days of spring with a chilly new sip at Starbucks. Starbucks' new Iced Shaken Espresso is here, and it'll keep you energized all day long this season. Since the coffee chain is debuting the beverage in three…

This 'WandaVision' Secret Menu Frappuccino Looks As Magical As Wanda Herself

By Daffany Chan
Disney+'s WandaVision is all the rage right now, and if you've been tuning into the series weekly, there's a new sip that'll pair perfectly with your Season 1 finale viewing party on March 5. A new Starbucks secret menu drink called the WandaVision…

Cheez-It Introduced Its Own Popcorn To Take Movie Nights To A Cheesy New Level

By Daffany Chan
If you're looking to switch things up for movie night, there's a new snack that'll have you munchin' all night long. Cheez-It dropped its new Loaded Popcorn, which combines the cheesy crackers you know and love with airy popcorn. You'll definitely…

Nick Jonas Debuted A New Song On 'SNL' & It's A Romantic Bop About Priyanka

By Daffany Chan
Nick Jonas debuted a new song during his SNL hosting stint, and it's got fans around the world enamored. The 28-year-old singer surprised viewers with a dreamy new track called "This is Heaven" while performing on Saturday Night Live. Since the song…

Bud Light Seltzer's New Vacay-Inspired Flavors Include Watermelon Mojito & Mango Mai Tai

By Daffany Chan
It's just about that time of year for a spring getaway, but your plans are probably looking different than usual. If you wind up staying home this season, don't fret, because Bud Light is dropping a new "Out of Office" variety pack that'll basically…

These Zoom Backgrounds Will Make Your Video Calls Look Professional AF

By Daffany Chan
Many people are virtually tuning into their workplaces while they practice social distancing. Remote video conferencing platforms like Zoom allow you to easily connect with your coworkers without leaving the house, and you can even add an office…

ICYMI, CVS Sells Everything Bagel Seasoning, & People Are Obsessed With It

By Daffany Chan
If you're on the hunt for some new snacks to munch on at home, CVS just dropped a list of its customers' favorite eats that'll give you major inspo. CVS Pharmacy's Best of Our Brands food winners include pantry staples like Everything Bagel…

Here's What To Know About Whether Skittles Gummies Are Vegan

By Daffany Chan
Skittles fans, listen up, because your favorite candies are getting a sweet update. The new Skittles Gummies are here, featuring the classic candies you know and love transformed into gummy bites. While the flavors are similar to the OG sweets, you…

Taco Bell Is Launching A Chicken Sandwich-Inspired Taco That Will Blow Your Mind

By Daffany Chan
The chicken sandwich wars have showed no signs of stopping in 2021, and Taco Bell is entering the fray with its upcoming release of the Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco. Yes, you read that right: a chicken sandwich taco. If you're wondering what's in…

These National Margarita Day Deals Include $2 Sips, & You Can Get Them Delivered

By Daffany Chan
In very important holiday news that you may not know about: National Margarita Day is on Monday, Feb. 22. Even better than the holiday itself are the major discounts that'll get you the classic cocktail for cheap. Many of the deals are available at…

The New SMORZ Cereal Jumbo Snax Are A Dream Come True For S'mores Lovers

By Daffany Chan
Get ready to enjoy your favorite campfire treat on-the-go, because Kellogg's SMORZ cereal is making a comeback this spring — with a twist. The fan-favorite cereal is being transformed for snacktime and returning as Kellogg's SMORZ Jumbo Snax. If…

This Peeps Cookie Coop Kit Is Basically The Easter Version Of A Gingerbread House

By Daffany Chan
Easter is quickly approaching, which means it's time to start stocking up on your favorite treats to celebrate the holiday. Thankfully, Peeps is releasing a new Cookie Coop Kit, which is basically the Easter version of a gingerbread house. These…

Charli D'Amelio Got *Another* Dunkin' Drink On The Menu & It's A Sweet Update

By Daffany Chan
If you couldn't get enough of the Charli D'Amelio x Dunkin' collab last fall, you're in for a treat with the chain's new sip. Dunkin' is dropping the Charli Cold Foam at the end of February, and it's an exciting remix of the TikTok star's go-to…

Light Up Mardi Gras With These Colorful Pics Of 3 NOLA Popeyes Decorated Like Floats

By Daffany Chan
Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans look a little different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn't mean there's no fun to be had. Though the annual Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans were officially canceled,…

IHOP Is Pushing Back National Pancake Day, But You Can Still Score A Free Short Stack

By Daffany Chan
For pancake stans who know IHOP usually celebrates National Pancake Day near the end of February, you might be getting ready to score some free food. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the chain is switching up its holiday offer. If you're a…

This Wine Brand Will Give You Free Vino Just For Texting Them

By Daffany Chan
There's a new giveaway that'll have you celebrating Valentine's Day all month long. MOVO Wine Spritzers is giving away free vino to fans, and all you have to do to enter is send a simple text. The new MOVO Wine Spritzers' free wine giveaway for…

TikTok Is Adding A Recipe Button To Make It Much Easier To Whip Up The Latest Food Trend

By Daffany Chan
It's about to get a whole lot easier to whip up your favorite TikTok recipes. The video app is adding a new recipe button to cooking videos posted by creators, which will help list out ingredients and directions. If you've scrolling through your…

Barack Shared A Sweet Family Photo To Honor The Women In His Life On Valentine's Day

By Rhyma Castillo and Daffany Chan
Let's be real: Valentine's Day can feel kind of kitschy and excessive (especially if you're single), but it can also be a great opportunity to tell your loved ones how much you care. In fact, even a simple social media post can be enough to let…

Here Are The Odds Trump Will Run For President Again In 2024

By Rhyma Castillo and Daffany Chan
Now that he's no longer in the White House, former President Donald Trump has left many Americans wondering: What's next for his political career? Although another run for office may seem unlikely seeing as he's the only president in U.S. history to…