Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tools of Social Media: Final Post

Coming into this class, I really thought that I had it all figured out when it came to social media. I’m in the generation that basically allows its existence, and have grown up with it for the greater portion of my life. However, I don’t think I ever really stopped to realize just how much […]

The Final Frontier of Social Media: Connecing the World

For the first time in my life, enrolling in ISYS6621 has pushed me to think outside the box regarding something that although is a huge part of my life (and my friends’) has generally been associated by me with leisure and wasting time: social media. For instance, I’ve been using Instagram since the time it […]

Final Thoughts on Social Media

Going into the semester, I considered myself to be pretty well-versed on social media. I’m on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. I tweet, I blog, I’ve mastered the art of snapchatting and Facebook stalking, and so on. However, what I found is that through the course of the semester, this class and the discussions we had […]

A Spell Check For Your Speech

How do you promote free speech on the web? According to executive chairman of Google, you develop technologies that give it limits.

6 Things #IS6621 Has Taught Me

  At the beginning of the semester, I began my blog with 6 things social media has taught me, or at least my initial conceptions of social media. However through the course of the semester I’ve realized how social media plays an even larger role in our every day interactions. It’s difficult to lay out […]

Keep Calm And Snack On

Yes, I took this class because I heard that there was snack time.  Yes, I took this class because I heard there was no book required.  Yes, I took this class because I heard there were no papers or exams.  Yes, I took this class because I heard Professor Kane was the bomb.  Yes, I […]

Is it the end or the beginning?

And just like that, this semester is coming to close. While there were many highlights during last fall on the heights, #IS6621 was easily the best academic class of the semester. I never truly understood the extent of Social Media until Professor Kane opened my eyes. Social media has so much power that many people do not […]