Author Archives: stantonfields

Alone Together

For my last blog post, I thought I would be great to reflect on Sherry Turkle’s TED Talk video and the overall impact of social media on today’s society. For those who did not get the chance to watch the video, she explains how social media and web 2.0 technologies are changing who we are […]

Love Your Body Week

Again and again, we hear about how social media makes individuals feel more self-conscious about themselves. These channels allow people to pick and choose what qualities of themselves they would like to show off to the rest of the world. Like it was mentioned in a previous class presentation, this feeling of self-consciousness could lead […]

REVOLT TV: #IAMREVOLT

Last week, Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy, or Puff (yes this man has 6 alter-egos) launched a television channel called Revolt TV. P. Diddy decided to partner with Comcast to introduce this new music-oriented television channel. The REVOLT will be a platform where people of all ages can come […]

How Can I Get My Followers Up?

Unless your Justin Bieber or Barack Obama, you will never see the amount of followers on your account reach a million. You ever wonder how the “Average Joe” person has 500 followers? Who doesn’t want to be known as the kid how has the most followers out of their friend group. There is some type of […]

Shop Til You Drop: E-commerce

Over the past couple of years, online shopping has grown a tremendous amount. If you think of any of your favorite retailers they mostly likely have an app for iOS and Android phones. One major reason I believe online retailing has become so popular is because of the convenience factor in terms of travel. If […]

I Am Not A Role Model!

After yesterday’s class, I thought it would be interesting to continue the discussion about the impact social media has had on professional and collegiate athletes. Twenty years ago, the question in the sports world would have of been, ” Do athletes have a responsibility to be role models to young individuals?”  Depending on the individual, you […]

Social Media For Dummies

Coming into this class, I was confident I knew plenty of relevant information about Web 2.0 since I practically grew up with it. Constantly checking my Facebook and Twitter feeds or refreshing my Instagram profile made me think I was knowledgeable about social media, but in actuality there is so much more out there. After […]

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