Monthly Archives: April 2015

All Hail: 34 Lessons Learned from King Kane

Hard to believe we only have one Social Media for Managers class left and that I’m writing my last blog. The snow days mixed with all of the spring holidays and breaks has made me feel like we never had SMFM class for more than two weeks in a row. Nevertheless, I am ready for the summer, […]

The Internal Conflict I Have with Social Media

Wow. I can’t believe how quick this class and semester have passed. It feels like yesterday when I wrote my first blog post, listened to fellow classmates’ first presentations, and made my first (and forever classic) #IS6621 Z tweet. Throughout this semester, I have been amazed at how much I have learned. Without an actual […]

Final Reflection – Social Media in the Palm of My Hand

Final Reflection on Social Media It is unbelievable that the end of the semester is here. As I sit here and write this final blog reflection all I can honestly think about is my future and what is to come next. Personally, I have had one exhausting and rigorous semester … but no worries, you […]

Final Thoughts & Lessons of Social Media for Managers

When I first signed up for Social Media for Managers, I had no idea what to expect from the class. I thought it sounded like an interesting topic to take as an elective, so I went with it. When we started class on the first day and learned that the class would consist of Tweeting […]

Hate The Player, Love the Data

Throughout IS6621, we’ve learned a lot about social media. We learned a lot on the user side, but we also learned a lot on the back end of social media, meaning the data side of things. Whoever saw my presentation, or even has been following my blog posts, it is safe to say I really […]

Social Media: A Special Space For Everyone

If there’s one thing that I’ve taken away from our class, it’s that there is truly a place for everyone on social. Every app, website, and channel plays an important role in offering an online space for every single one of us no matter how unique their interests. There are subspaces within social media platforms where […]

Look Guys! I’m Yak Famous!

Coming into this semester I that I thought social media was a waste of time. I was convinced and thought no one would be able to tell me otherwise. But the reason I thought this about social media was because I was underutilizing social media. My issues with social media went deeper than that though; I never […]

Lost in the Internet: Binge Browsing and Other Forms of Procrastination

With finals impending I couldn’t think of a better topic than Internet Bingeing. During finals week you have two options: write that 15 page paper that’s been looming over your head for the past semester (and due tomorrow) or start and finish the entire first season of Lost on Netflix. I can speak from personal […]

Twitter: What a great surprise! Reflections on IS6621

When I started the Social Media for Managers’ class, despite being interested and seem to be a promising class, I really was not sure what lay ahead. I must confess that right away I came across something that initially I did not like … something called Twitter! Before the course, I did not have the […]

As We Go On, We Remember, All the Lectures, We Had Together

Well spring semester students of Social Media for Managers, we did it! We have come to the end of a semester with the wonderful Professor Kane and learned some really awesome lessons along the way. We heard from some brilliant guest speakers, stayed up to date with the latest social media trends, and can now call […]

Final Reflection on ISYS6621

What a journey. I feel like through the semester I have learnt a lot about the inner works of social media than I can digest! This class has been extremely enjoyable, learning about something that has fundamentally changed our world in the way we interact and communicate. Before the class began, I had a lot […]

Final thoughts about “Social Media for Management”

When I first heard about the course, I immediately thought it sounded interesting. I am also active on social media and often read and notice the impact it has on our lives. We are faced with social media almost every day, both with our own accounts and also on events, commercials etc. As social media […]

End of Semester Reflection

Going into Social Media for Management class, I felt like I had a good sense of what social media was all about. I had significant exposure to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. For the most part, I used each platform to engage with and check on school friends. I would follow my favorite sports blogs […]

A Whole New Lens

I truly enjoyed this semester with #IS6621 Z delving into the ever-evolving phenomenon that is social media. I learned that there is so much more to it than I had previously experienced and I am fascinated with the constantly changing nature of it. Without this class, I wonder if I’ll ever be kept as up […]

A Social Media Practicum

I was a little skeptical about the power of social media at the start. But after an experiment in the social media science lab, I’m a full convert. This stuff works.