Monthly Archives: May 2013

What is Social Media, Anyway? (And Why Managers Should Care)

How businesses work with social media is a growing issue, complicated by how quickly social media itself is changing. Managers can benefit by understanding better what social media is — and isn’t.

Part III: Top 5 general things from class

I decided to break down how my thoughts on Social Media changed into a Trilogy: Part I : Top 5  Most Influential individual presentations Part II: Top 5 takeaways from class readings Part III: Top 5 general things from class Food– best snacks ever! Thank you Bolocco! Full-Class discussions– my favorite was the one on how […]

Part II: Top 5 takeaways from class readings

I decided to break down how my thoughts on Social Media changed into a Trilogy: Part I : Top 5  Most Influential individual presentations Part II: Top 5 takeaways from class readings Part III: Top 5 takeaways from class discussions This category was not easy to decide. Yet, there were a few more memorable readings/materials than […]

Part I: My Top 5 Most Influential Individual Presentations

I decided to break down how my thoughts on Social Media changed into a Trilogy: Part I : Top 5  Most Influential individual presentations Part II: Top 5 takeaways from class readings Part III: Top 5 takeaways from class discussions Social Media and IPO– In these short 5 minutes this presentation opened a whole new way […]

What Social Media is to Me

Earlier this week, I read an article written by a man who had not used the Internet for an entire year. Here are his reasons: “One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was ‘corrupting my soul.’” I can’t say I […]

Final thoughts – what a semester!

When I wrote my first reflections on social media, I talked about reasons why I hate the Internet, or, rather, why I find the intangibility of the Internet and its immeasurable power to be incredibly frightening. In my blog post, I mentioned ways that people have used the Internet that have made me both proud […]

Social Media is Changing the Way We Do…

    Throughout this class we have explored the many ways that social media touches our lives.  It is becoming ingrained in who we are as people and how we conduct our lives.  For this reason, it can be a powerful tool to promote change but when we give too much of ourselves to it, it […]