Author Archives: johntaylorbc2

A Semester Reflection: My Top 5 Social Media Takeaways

It’s pretty crazy to see another semester of college go by—especially because this one marks my last. In two weeks, I will be up and running in the real world. For many reasons, I am happy I decided to take a social media class as an elective in my last college semester. It was awesome […]

How Social Media Has Led to FOMO

I’m sure somebody has mentioned the implications of FOMO at some point in our class, but I felt it was worth mentioning after I missed out on the last football game last weekend. These days, most Millenials have heard of the phrase, a.k.a. “fear of missing out”. The word has certainly spread rapidly due to […]

Periscope: Next Big Thing for Business?

All sorts of new social media platforms seem to pop up every day. Many of them do not work out simply because the idea is not strong enough to warrant enough attention. It’s difficult to come up with the next great idea when we already have the social media giants like Facebook and Twitter that […]

The Chase Utley Suspension: Did Social Media Drive It?

For those of you who have been keeping up with the MLB postseason, you probably saw the Chase Utley slide a few weeks ago against the New York Mets. I am a Red Sox fan, so the games unfortunately don’t mean too much to me. But as a sports fan, I still casually follow along and flip […]

The Emoji Battle for DeAndre Jordan

In any professional sport, the best part of the off-season is following where the top free agent players end up signing. As a sports fan, it is always fun to follow along with how teams are attempting to improve their respective rosters, especially when there are big name players on the market. As social media […]

#ALSIceBucketChallenge: The Power of Social Media

By now, just about everyone has heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As a refresher, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was designed to raise awareness to support the association’s fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain […]

Looking Towards the Future: My Initial Thoughts on Social Media

Social media has completely transformed the way we live our every day life. It is crazy to think that my parents grew up in a world where they were not checking Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. multiple times throughout the day. Social media has become so instrumental that these platforms are the first things I […]

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