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*Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame* You’re probably wondering how I got here. Well, let me explain…. While picking my classes for my last semester at Boston College I knew that I needed both a Marketing elective and an Info Systems elective. I scrolled endlessly through the ‘Course Information and Schedule’ tab on agora until I came […]

Came for the Pizza, Left with More Than Just a Slice

4 months filled with boxes of Pinos, cookies, donut cake, and assorted snacks from CityCo or CVS certainly sounds like a recipe for any senior looking to check off gaining the freshman 15. But, alas it wasn’t. Instead, it was part of the formula that equated to a successful two and a half hour class […]

A curious spin on media via Boomerang

Instagram was founded five years ago and has rapidly grown to 300+ million users. In late 2012 the company was purchased by Facebook for one billion dollars (yes, that’s ‘billion’ with a ‘b’). Although initially meant strictly for photographs, on 2013 the service began to offer a video recording and sharing capability. The length of […]

Getting Personal – Reaching the Peak of ‘TMI’ on Social Media

How much information is too much information? With the rise of digital media, privacy has lost meaning, while sharing has been taken to a whole new level. These days, it’s almost too easy for users to share every waking minute of their day-to-day lives. Did you brush your teeth this morning? Oh, you ate a […]

Every Industry Needs Crowdsourcing!

We are starting to see many startups emerge with a crowdsourcing model. Think about the graphic below: These companies grew rapidly in their respective domains. They didn’t need much infrastructure to get going, because the key ingredient that they all needed to become global powerhouses was in place all along. What is that key ingredient? PEOPLE! People that […]


Social media is arguably a channel used for branding. With every tweet or post there is a perfect little squared logo right beside it. If you see a logo enough times it may just prompt you to read further or, stop following. Boston College has two distinct logos; the official seal logo and the athletic […]

140 No More?

Picture this – You’re typing what you think will be 140 characters of comedic genius. You’re not paying attention to what you’re typing, because it is in fact, a work comedic genius so why would you need to pay attention, right. You look down to press the send button and your heart drops to your […]