Tag Archives: #ISYS6621

The Power of the Finsta

Finsta: For those of you unfamiliar with the term, a Finsta is a fake Instagram. The first time I made a Finsta was as a joke with my friend. We didn’t follow the conventional method of posting outwardly embarrassing photos, but we did post a collection of photos we didn’t want to purposely show others. We […]

Politics v. Social Media

Facebook is not the place for politics.  That is exactly how my political views on Facebook read.  People that know me very well find this funny, as I am very opinionated when it comes to Politics and can always hold my own in political debates.  But to me, Social Media is different.  I tell myself […]

Don’t be Blockbuster.

THE BACKGROUND Earlier this week, an e-mail went out to my department with an offer for free tickets to the FutureM2016 conference in Boston. I immediately signed up, seeing this not only as on opportunity to learn about marketing technology, but also as a great source of material for tweets and blogs! There was a […]

The Facade of Happiness on Social Media

Sitting through the first Kane Social Media class my thought process went something like this: (1) Professor Kane is animated, cool! (2) How do I manage all of this on canvas? (3) Where are we on canvas now? (4) This is a lot of information (5) Professor Kane is crazy! (6) That girl looks like […]

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 […]

SLACK: An (Almost) Email Killer

The abundance of messaging applications in today’s mobile world is staggering. The following immediately come to mind: Email: Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL Mail, etc.  |   Outlook, Airmail, Entourage, etc. (all mail platforms) Standalone: GroupMe | Facebook Messenger | Viber | WeChat | WhatsApp | Twitter ..then, there is SLACK.   When it comes to the use of messaging applications within a professional […]

#FreeGuwop

#FreeGuwop is something that constantly shows up on my timeline. Weirdly, the twitter account that uses the hashtag the most belongs to the same person that the hashtag begs to have released from prison, Gucci Mane (also known as “Guwop”). Despite the fact that Gucci is currently sitting in a prison cell, all of his […]