We Stan 2020

  • February 6, 2020
We Stan 2020

It was 2006 when Eminem released his song “Stan,” where he describes a crazy, over-the-top fan who ended up taking his own life because he couldn’t get the rapper’s attention. The fan’s name was Stan.

Today, the word “stan” is used on social media to refer to relationships among politicians, entertainers, influencers and their fans. It’s used as a noun and as a verb, and is most common on Twitter and Tumblr. The word even made it to the Oxford dictionary, where it is defined as: an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.

Read more at: #WeStan2020

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He'll use what he learns from the "Data Bootcamp for Educators," an @IRE_NICAR fellowship for educators.https://bit.ly/3i3ZzCo

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