Monthly Archives: March 2016

Leading in the Age of Super- Transparency

Group C Article The article that we read talked about the current age of super transparency and how to manage the virility of things that are generated by this super transparency. The article opens up by talking about a girl named Martha Payne who is a 9 year old girl who starts blogging about her […]

Xbox One: a way of life

My brother once made the bold claim “video games are the modern equivalent of reading a novel for fun.” While Big Mike may be far from the truth, I think he was on to something. Today, hundreds of people are involved in the making of a video game and crafting the story line is a […]

A Media Intelligence Platform

It is a Tuesday afternoon and I decide to check EagleLink to see what upcoming events the Career Center will be hosting. I begin to venture on the site and stumble upon a job posting from a company titled, Meltwater. It does not take me more than two minutes to recall using this company’s software during my internship […]

Snapchat 2.0: What You Need to Know

In case you haven’t heard or noticed, Snapchat released a major update to its app this past Tuesday. In what is being called “Chat 2.0” in a blog post posted by the company, Snapchat has unveiled several new features to its app and essentially shifted its strategic focus as a company. I’m going to provide […]

Snapchat 2.0: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

As many of you know, Snapchat went through a pretty substantial update earlier this week.  Many of these alterations have been warmly welcomed by most, but one major change has been making the platform’s users cringe.  Because, in my opinion, the positives outweigh the negatives, I’m going to start with the bad news first and […]

Is filtering making you depressed?

I’m writing this blog post after a very, very long and stressful day in the office and out. I’ve been sick, so I haven’t been sleeping well. I have a presentation at 9 AM tomorrow morning to my Senior Vice President (that will eventually go to our new Chief Marketing Officer) and so I was […]

What Your Nose (or Lack Thereof) Says About You

Did I get you with that headline? Here’s what you came for: Tyler Schnoebelen, a Stanford-trained linguist at the forefront of research in today’s use of emojis discovered through his analysis of emoticon use on Twitter that a divide exists between people who include a hyphen to represent a nose in smiley faces— :-)  and […]