Category Social Media

#TBT: Stop reminding me

With the popularity of Instagram and Twitter and Facebook came a new app a few years ago: Timehop. Timehop SWEPT through my social circle with intense popularity. The premise? Remember all of the fun, cool things you posted on the internet one year ago today! Or all the years ago today! HOW FUN! Okay, I’m […]

Twitch – It’s a Good Day to be a Gamer, and It’s Only Getting Better

Imagine a huge football stadium, a stadium just like this, packed with people; and everyone has his or her attention only, only on you —- PLAYING VIDEO GAMES. Just let that thought sink in a little. IT’S PRETTY DARN COOL RIGHT?! Then it gets a little creepy, and that’s when you stop thinking about it. […]

First Blog Ever

Check one two… Believe it or not, this is my first blog post ever. Guess it might be a move out of my comfort zone, haha! Although I have read quite a few blog posts including posts for this class, sitting down and actually writing one takes me to another level. It is not like […]

Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

I am fired up about this class to say the least. As a New York sports fan it is definitely one of the more exciting things going on in my life right now. I have been active on social media since high school, so I am familiar with several different platforms. But this class is […]

Initial Thoughts: Curious and Overwhelmed

As we start off the year in ISYS6621: Social Media and Digital Business I think my feelings are somewhat constricted when I tried to create a title for this post. As a Senior, I like to think that I’ve gotten the whole BC class formula down: Read the syllabus, note the exam days, and read […]

How will Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality change the Retail Environment

Augmented Reality (AR), according to the dictionary is “a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.”, while virtual reality (VR) is “a computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by […]

Millennials and CSR

Fortune 500 firms currently spend more than $15 billion per year on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities – a number  that researchers say is rapidly rising. Whereas companies generally used to have very small CSR divisions, these teams are growing and taking on more responsibility within their corporations. While the core tenet of increasing value for […]