Author Archives: mikeward7

The Future of the internet

I’m sure most of you have heard plenty about Elon Musk. He is the famous creator and CEO of Tesla and is widely considered to be the most innovative entrepreneur of our generation. Besides creating the futuristic electric car company in Tesla, he was also one of the founders of PayPal and currently owns SpaceX […]

Your social media posts will follow you a lot longer than your followers will

So many of us have posted things on a social media platform that we may regret immediately after posting it, the morning after posting it, or maybe years down the line when we didn’t realize how poor of a decision it was to do that in the moment. To be honest, I’ve done it several […]

The Evolution of Job Searching

Some of you may be lucky enough to already know what you’re going to be doing next year. Whether you’ve already landed that oh so coveted full time job offer, or you’ll be returning to BC to finish your undergrad or MBA program, you fortunate ones don’t have to have your parents on your back […]

Facebook’s the new Snapchat?

Facebook is undeniably the king of social media. What started out as a social networking site for college students now has nearly 2 billion monthly active users. They have changed their platform is so many different ways since it was initially launched, and one of their biggest strengths is taking aspects of other networks and […]

There IS Such Thing As Bad Publicity

In the age of social media, the old saying that “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” no longer applies. There IS such thing as bad publicity and plenty of high profile celebrities and athletes have experienced this first hand. In the 20th century, when all publicity consisted of what writers published about the rich […]

The Twitter Super Bowl

Why is it that during major events such as the Super Bowl, social media sites like Twitter and Facebook are just absolutely popping off? During yesterday’s big game, there was 27.6 million tweets using #SB51, while 64 million people posted on facebook about the Super Bowl. The twitter numbers are up from last year’s Super […]

My Social Media Game Peaked in High School

I have no memory of what my initial thoughts on social media were when I first joined facebook in 7th grade. I had a very distant relationship with social media at this point because I didn’t have a smart phone or my own computer, so I rarely used facebook. I really didn’t see the point […]