Author Archives: jnruss

Final Thoughts on Social Media

Crazy that the second semester of my junior year is ending and I will soon be a senior on my way into the professional world. I’m dreading leaving the safe environment of campus, but excited at the same time. I wasn’t always excited to head on over to an almost three hour night class, but […]

Future Perspective of Social Media and the Olympics

For this week, I am going to make a blog that is somewhat of a follow up to my presentation last week. I didn’t have enough time to discuss the social media presence in the future Olympic games and will attempt to do that now. In case you don’t know, the 2016 Summer Olympics are […]

Eurovision and Social Media

As a fan of The Eurovision Song Contest and the 2015 edition’s quickly approaching show, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about Eurovision’s social media presence and how they have popularized the contest outside of Europe with their use of social media. What is it? Before delving into the actual social media presence […]

Are You Annoying on Social Media?

Ever since I have gotten involved with social media (specifically Facebook), I have become annoyed with the daily happenings that people find the need to post everywhere. Yes, social media is fun to use and is interesting to see what your friends and colleagues are up to, but some people are just way too into […]

Is Online Dating Getting Out of Control?

I have a big problem at people who criticize online dating or just any type of dating that does not require meeting in person first. Now, this is coming from someone who has never partook in any type of online dating, but I would have no problem doing so. My issue is that people criticize […]

Social Media in Developing Countries

When deciding what to write for my second blog post, I thought it would be best to just go with my interests. I have a huge interest in geography and all things international, so it made sense to write about social media usage around the world, specifically in developing countries. I know Boston College has […]

Social Media Journey: Humble Beginnings and Initial Thoughts

This blog entry has been on my mind for quite some time. Being someone who spends a lot of time on the computer, it was interesting to look back and figure out my journey through social media. Thinking about the first instance that I used social media was daunting, but after some thought, I immediately […]