Author Archives: kimblewe

A Personal Reflection: Life, Knowledge, and Social Media

“I am going to work in sales next year for Oracle Corporation, where I will be doing inside sales for the first year and hopefully working my way up after that. I know my primary forms of contacting a potential Oracle customer will be by phone and email, but I want an edge. I want […]

Bruce Jenner Interview Sets Twitter Records

On Friday night, April 24, television station ABC aired Diane Sawyer’s exclusive interview with Bruce Jenner, 65, a gold medalist in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal. Bruce Jenner, born in 1949, became a household name in 1976 when he smashed the world record in the decathlon, and took home the […]

The Sandlot Theory

I would first like to start off by saying I am in no way, shape, or form a psychologist or sociologist, or even remotely close to being an expert in either field. I am a 22-year-old marketing major in Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. In fact I have only ever taken two psychology classes […]

Red e App: The Email Replacement Application That is taking Fortune 500 Companies By Storm

Yesterday I came across an article on forbes.com titled “Most Companies Don’t Email Their Employees. One App Fixes That.” (View Article Here) Here is a short summary of the article: The article explores the mobile phone application Red e App, created by former marketing executive Jonathan Erwin to “address the shift mobile devices are having […]

Prime Minister Netanyahu Expressing Thoughts on Twitter

It appears Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is using his twitter page to express his current feelings and frustrations about the United States’ administration and the current negotiations with the country of Iran. The prime minister and President Obama have two differing views on how to deal with those in Tehran. President Obama would like to […]

Successful Forms of Social Media Pay Quite Well

It seems that in the last half dozen years or so, the coolest way to get super rich is to create media platform (obviously this is easier said than done). If one looks at arguably the biggest, or most popular forms of social media at the moment, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pintrest, the amount […]

What I Hope to Gain From IS6621

Social media is continuing to become an ever-important way for individuals to express themselves and companies to attract and retain customers. So many people I know here at Boston College have a Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat account. Some have Pintrest accounts, and virtually everybody has at least one of the five. When one thinks […]