Monthly Archives: January 2013

This may sounds a little cynical, but let me explain my logic.

  ”Hold on let me tweet that.” “I got the idea from Pinterest.” “Did you see on Facebook that Jane and Todd are now in a relationship?” “Look at this cool picture I found on Instagram!” These are just of the few phrases that are frequently tossed around my suite. Is social media taking over […]

Why Twitter?

     As I sat all week trying to figure out something to write for my first blog, I realized just how difficult it is to come up with an idea and to make it seem appealing, intriguing, and frankly just something my classmates would find remotely interesting enough to comment on as part of […]

The Attention Span Arms Race

This post was going to be a reflection on the TED Talk assigned for class, about how web video powers innovation. Then I got distracted. But you should watch it; it was insightful and wonderful. Twitter has come out with a service to record and host 6-second videos to your twitter account. It is called Vine, although I […]

The Selfish Reasons for Why I Am Taking This Class

I used to think I was a social media guru. I’ve been using Twitter since before it was “cool.” I have accounts on Instagram, Pintrest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Foursquare and an embarrassing number of albums on Facebook. So when my boss at my summer internship asked me to help him develop the company’s social media strategy, […]

Originally posted on Twitter Egg:
Is there any organic content left on the web? Content that is generated solely to share something with others just for the purpose of sharing? In offline media I would argue that the majority of the content is push advertising to people. I will use TV as an example: TV…

Ask the Audience

What are companies doing differently today in order to come up with new ideas and create products? Companies that successfully want to innovate are turning to the most important person in any transaction: the consumer. The consumer can now contribute to the conversation between a company and its business development team, through social media platforms, […]

Socially Awkward Media

Everyone has a different reaction to the idea of participating or speaking up in a public forum, or sometimes even just in private. Some people have no problem doing it and flourish. I would think there is a quiet majority who cringe and open their mouths only when absolutely necessary. Which, totally off topic, raises […]