Author Archives: JaimieBCMBA

Once Upon a #Selfie…A Social Media Tale

Once upon a time, a recent law school graduate and full-time MBA candidate elected to take the #IS6621 Social Media and Digital Business course with Professor Jerry Kane at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. She was earnest in her pursuit of a deeper knowledge and understanding of the business implications of social media, and […]

#GRONKonomics101

When most people think of New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski, they think of a fun-loving, goofy party boy, who likes to cause a little mischief from time to time…not many people think “financially savvy.” In June 2012, the New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski (hereinafter, “Gronk”) agreed to a six-year, $54 million contract, […]

Colorado #Sexting Scandal: Keeping Secrets Through “Ghost Apps”

Controversy around a high school “sexting” incident in Canon City, Colorado has been proliferating the news as a police investigation has not only caused the cancellation of the high school’s football game (some of the players may be/are culpable in this on-going case) but also could result in potential felony charges. It has recently been revealed that […]

Airlines & #EmotionalBaggage on Twitter

After a long weekend in Las Vegas with barely any sleep, I embarked on my long journey home at 2pm Sunday afternoon (west coast time). I was flying first from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, prepared to enjoy a long dinner and a celebratory glass of wine at LAX during my layover (I had just […]

IN #VINO VERITAS

After my class presentation and follow up blog post about social media and the legal industry, I decided to give my #IS6621 readers a break from the ethical dilemmas and legal issues that fascinate this recent law school graduate (me). While sitting in my apartment trying to think about potential blog topics, I kept pacing […]

Social Media & Ethics

In law school, professors ingrain into the minds of all students that lawyers are held to a higher standard of ethical behavior. Every student must take a course on professional responsibility and learn the ABA Model Rules on ethics, and most states require students to take a professional responsibility exam prior to sitting for their […]

BUT FIRST – LET ME TAKE A #SELFIE

In a world of selfies, Snapchats, Instagram posts and Facebook status updates, its hard not to notice and partake in social media in every day life. My initial thoughts on social media are, “I’m getting old” and “what are the kids doing these days?” – did I mention I’m only 26 years old? From high […]