Tag Archives: Facebook

Initial Thoughts on Social Media

“I can’t wait for my high school reunion to see how everyone turned out…” I guess I wanted everyone to know I thought this Facebook page was funny when I liked it back in the 8th grade. In my defense, that was when the majority of my newsfeed was my friends liking random pages with funny tag lines […]

Initial Thoughts on Social Media

My views on Social Media vary drastically, depending on which lens I am looking through. Two of these lenses that immediately come to mind are that of myself, and a business. My View As an individual, I do not like what social media does to people. We’ve all seen the pictures: at sporting events… at concerts… at […]

Initial Thoughts

Social media is something that whether we would want to admit it or not has come to run our lives.  Whether you are a child of the “tech generation” brought up by each detail of emerging gadgets, or you are a “baby boomer” trying to understand the technology growth over the years, social media that […]

I Hate Social Media

(well not really.) I do; however, hate some of the consequences of social media. The one I hate the most? Phones at the dinner table. While social media is not the only reason there has been an uptick in the amount of phones at dinner table, it plays a huge part. I love my family, […]

#ByeIS6621 #IllMissYou #Z

I feel like just yesterday I was writing my first blog for this class about our initial thoughts on social media. I remember sending @piercematt121 a text asking him how to write a blog since he is a casual blogger in his spare time outside of school. I considered him an expert, yet his response […]

From Beginning to End: My Social Media Experience

Before taking this class my use of social media was dwindling. Besides Instagram, I rarely used any other form of SM regardless of the purpose. This class not only reinvigorated my use of social media, but it allowed me to look at SM from a totally different perspective. Reflecting back on my post regarding initial thoughts on […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (of Social Media)

My initial blog post about my expectations for ISYS6621 outlined my love/hate relationship with social media. Looking back on the past 14 weeks of studying social media and digital business from a variety of viewpoints, actively using and engaging on several social media platforms and hearing my colleagues’ opinions and experiences with social media, I […]

My Social Media Journey: Final Thoughts

On my first blog post I described my 2005 encounter with social media, the strong role it grew to have during my formative years and my questions for how it would affect business as we know it. In keeping with that line of thought, I have broken down the lessons I’ve learned throughout the semester […]

Growth

It has been an enriching and rewarding semester delving into the world of social media business. Is social media changing our society? Is social media bad or good? I can write at length about these two questions and I can accumulate research to support an argument but I wouldn’t be elaborating on what I’ve gleaned […]

The End

Throughout the class we’ve learned about social media’s seemingly limitless capabilities and reach. Social media has grown from a simple space where people play on their virtual farms to an inseparable part of our daily lives. This year alone, politicians are expected to spend upwards of $1 billion dollars online ads with social media sites […]

How To Make Change: Use & Delete Social Media

What I’ve Learned  Use Social Media to Make Change. Delete Social Media To Make Change (For Yourself). While those two points seem contradictory, I’ve found that social media has both enhanced and consumed my life in many instances. I’m sure most people can attest to this love-hate relationship. So what the heck am I talking […]

Until next time, #IS6621.

Three months ago, I was excited, nervous, and confused, as Professor Kane explained everything that had to be done in this class. He reassured us that we’d get into a rhythm and everything would fall into place. Before this class, I was active on Facebook and Instagram. I let my Twitter account sit there for […]

#gassongram

It’s fair to say that all universities across the globe are utilizing some form of electronic outreach namely, social media. Which institution is utilizing social in the most effective way? According to CollegeAtlas.org Boston College ranks 21 in ‘most influential colleges in social media’. The site aggregates data from 30 data points from 400 colleges […]

My Journey to Loving Twitter

1. Make Time and Look Beyond the Tools Professor Kane had warned us from the start that this class would be intense, with a steady flow of work throughout the semester. As he explained the weekly assignments I felt the urge to jot a quick to-do list for the first time in a few months. And […]

BC Senior Gift 2016

Alright, so I have to come clean and admit that joining Senior Class Gift Committee was more of a social ploy than anything else.  The fact that it was another thing to add to my resume under the very empty category of “activities” was also an added bonus.  Being in charge of planning senior events […]