Monthly Archives: October 2013

Boston Wins the World Series of Social Media

I will admit it; I have a major Boston bias. It’s hard not to when you have lived here your whole life. I mean, aside from the weather, what’s not to love? We have incredible sports teams and even more impressively an incredible community. Both of which were proven last night when the Red Sox […]

You Are What You Like

Can our personality be predicted using our Facebook profile? During Tuesday night’s guest presentation, I found this to be a fascinating topic. Can researchers really find a true link between our likes, statuses, photos, friends, etc to our personality types? Are there underlying aspects of our profiles that can really determine success on the job? […]

Teachers Pay Teachers

My older sister is a first grade teacher.  She is my best friend, and has been an amazing sister to me all my life, so it is no surprise that she is such a great teacher. According to her, her favorite teachers on a website called Teachers Pay Teachers may be better than her, but […]

Chirpify and Hashtag Commerce

One of the biggest challenges the social media giants face today is capturing mobile advertising dollars. With more and more users switching their surfing hours from computers to mobile devices, Facebook, Twitter and others are having difficulty growing mobile revenues. This is because mobile ads command fewer dollars than other ads because they are less […]

20 Things To Do In Your 20s

As today is my 22nd Birthday, it seemed fitting to write a post on 20 things to do in your twenties, and how to incorporate social media into them.  And to answer the question I somehow frequently get asked, yes my birthday always falls on Halloween. October 31st is always October 31st. 1) Land your […]

Evolution of Comedy

What does Legolas feed his horse? Elf-elf-a! *Cue boisterous laughter Comedy used to be people sitting in a venue (say a bar-lounge) and watching a live performance from a stand-up comic like Louis C.K. or from an improv group. People would lounge around at home and watch a funny show like Saturday Night Live or a hilarious […]

Dear Social Media: Please Help, I’ve Lost My Wallet

Let me preface this post by saying that I never lose things.  The only time I had to get a replacement BC ID during my four years as an undergraduate was because I accidentally broke mine in half, while my roommate went through about eight because she lost them so frequently.  I made it through a semester […]