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.

TikTok Is Full Of Spooky Trends For Halloween, So Here Are The Best Ones

By Daffany Chan
Halloween is just around the corner, so now's the time to start getting in the holiday spirit. If you're looking for some ideas to entertain your pals on TikTok this spooky season, there are a bunch of Halloween trends making their rounds that you…

You Can Win A Year’s Supply Of Dove Chocolate For Free With Just An IG Comment

By Daffany Chan
Dove is helping to spread the sweetness this season with a new sweepstakes just for chocolate lovers. Dove Chocolate’s Sweetest Day giveaway is sending lucky fans a year's supply of free chocolate, and all you have to do to enter the contest is tag…

Target Is Selling A Bunch Of Halloween Cookie Kits To Help You Make Scary Treats

By Daffany Chan
It's time to celebrate spooky season with some tasty treats. Target's Halloween 2020 cookie kits feature haunted gingerbread houses and graveyards you can build. If you're ready to kick off your Halloween celebration with the perfect treats, check…

Here's What To Know If You're Voting While Away At College

By Daffany Chan
The 2020 general election is just around the corner, and many people across the country are opting to vote absentee due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. If you're a college student living away from home, navigating the voter registration process…

This Tour Guide Is On A Mission To Highlight Local Culture & Diversity In Travel

By Daffany Chan
In a post-Kardashian world, every millennial thinks they have what it takes to go viral, but few consider what that online fame actually looks like in a person's daily life. In Elite Daily's new series Life Behind the Likes, we speak with the people…

The iPhone 12 Pro & Pro Max Come In 3 Metallic Shades & A New Blue

By Cianna Garrison and Daffany Chan
Apple announced its latest lineup of phones on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and the new models include a few new color choices. If you've been looking to upgrade to a new iPhone model, you've likely been wondering what colors the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max come…

Your New iPhone 12 Accessories Pack Will Look Different From Older Models

By Daffany Chan
Apple finally unveiled the iPhone 12 during a special virtual event on Oct. 13, and the four new models feature some major upgrades like 5G connectivity, better cameras, and more. One of the rumored updates had to do with the charging capability,…

Starbucks Launched At-Home Holiday Sips, & There Are SO Many Peppermint Mocha Options

By Daffany Chan
Though you still may be enjoying your daily PSL, Starbucks is already helping you get in the holiday spirit. Thanks to an early release of Starbucks' at-home holiday coffee collection, you'll be able to get a jump on sipping all the seasonal coffees…

These Chocolate-Covered Cookie Dough Bites At Sam’s Club Will Be Your New Fave Treat

By Daffany Chan
There's a new snack that sounds like a sweet dream for cookie dough lovers. Toll House is selling chocolate chip cookie dough bites that are ready to eat at any time. Here are are the details on these Toll House Edible Cookie Dough Bites at Sam's…

Truly’s New Customizable 12-Packs Let You Choose Exactly Which Flavors You Want

By Daffany Chan
There's a new offering from Truly Hard Seltzer that'll definitely lift your spirits this season. Truly's customized 12-packs let customers choose exactly which of their favorite flavors they'd like, so you don't have to go searching through a…

Carvel Has A New ‘Hocus Pocus’ Shake For Halloween That Sounds Wickedly Delicious

By Daffany Chan
There's a bewitching new treat that's arrived just in time for spooky season. Carvel is offering a limited edition Hocus Pocus-themed shake to celebrate all the upcoming showings of the classic Disney film during Freeform's annual "31 Nights of…

Snyder's Is Selling A Keg Filled With Beer & Pretzels For An At-Home Oktoberfest

By Daffany Chan
You can celebrate Oktoberfest from the comfort of your own home this year with a boozy new product. Snyder's is releasing a limited edition offering that features a classic pairing from the German festival: beer and pretzels. If you're ready to…

Apple Announced Another Fall Event That'll Likely Be Focused On New iPhones

By Daffany Chan
Once fall hits, rumors always start to swirl about when Apple will hold its annual fall keynote. Before the coronavirus pandemic, you could usually count on it happening in mid-September, but in late August, there were reports Apple would push back…

Sam’s Club Is Carrying A Fried Pickles & Ranch Dip That Every Pickle Lover Needs To Try

By Daffany Chan
Get ready to spice up snack time with a new product that's a total must-try for pickle lovers. Inspired by a Southern classic, Sam's Club is selling a dip featuring the zesty flavors of fried pickles and ranch seasoning. If you'd like to get your…

Instagram Launched A New Feature That Organizes Your Stories In An Interactive Map

By Daffany Chan
There's a new feature on Instagram that'll have you nostalgic for all your treasured memories. Instagram's new Stories Map and calendar organizes all the Stories you've shared in the past few years by date and location, so you can look at your…

J Balvin Has A New McDonald’s Meal That Comes With A McFlurry

By Daffany Chan
If you're already missing Travis Scott's order at McDonald's, don't fret. There's a new celebrity meal arriving just in time to spice things up at the Golden Arches. The fast food chain's new J Balvin meal will offer the reggaeton singer's go-to…

Halloween Isn't Technically Canceled, But It Will Look A Lot Different This Year

By Daffany Chan
As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt daily life in the United States, people across the country are navigating the safety protocols in place to maintain social distancing. With fall holidays fast approaching, you may be wondering…

The ‘Laguna Beach’ Cast Announced A Reunion, So It’s Time To Go Back, Back To The Beginning

By Daffany Chan
It's time to relive the Laguna Beach days with your favorite reality TV stars. Lauren Conrad and Stephen Colletti announced that a Laguna Beach cast reunion is coming soon, and it's all for a good cause. If you're ready for the ultimate high school…

Michelle & Barack Obama Posted The Sweetest Notes For Each Other For Their Anniversary

By Daffany Chan
Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated their 28th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 3 and they exchanged heartfelt messages on social media to honor the special day. The former First Lady shared a heartwarming Instagram post that even included a challenge…

Michelle Obama Is Finally Expanding Her Podcast Availability, So Get Ready To Listen

By Daffany Chan
Michelle Obama’s podcast dropped on Wednesday, July 29, and Season One included plenty of high-profile guests, with President Barack Obama joining his wife and former first lady for the premiere. From there, Obama had guests like her mom, Marian…