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The Social Media Blame Game: Issuing An Apology

Originally posted on And So I Digress..:
The Blame Game Reflecting on the posts I’ve made thus far for #MI621, I realize that I have been incredibly negative. I’m not sure what exactly drew me to these dark topics, but for some reason, my recent blog posts have had a cynical and at times harshly…

Jesse Eisenberg ≠ Social Media

The Social Network essentially told us that the concept of a social network was singlehandedly invented, redefined and repackaged in the space of a year or so by Zuckerberg and a supporting cast of pretty people.

Google: Your Name

        If you don’t have a generic name such as John Smith, it may be fairly easy for anyone to Google your name. This is most important as many of us begin our search for a job or internship and diving straight into interview season. In an interview you always want to […]

Final Reflections (Redux!)

Where to begin? I think we can all agree that mi621 has opened our minds to the wonderful, complex world of social media. Our readings and videos have sparked great conversations both in class and on Twitter, and I want to spend my final post going over some takeaways that really resonated with me. We […]

How to Land Your Dream Girl.

The advent of Woman Crush Wednesdays (“#WCW”) has changed the way any man can pick up any woman. There was a time when you could only admire celebrity women from afar, and dream that you were in a position to date her. This is no longer the case as social media has made the impossible […]

Recycling A Brand: Social Media Breathes New Life Into Iconic Ball Brand

Hey guys! I know you are probably all pretty tired of listening to me talk about mason jars by now. However…I did want to share with you my final post that I wrote for Forbes’ website. I hope this doesn’t come off as shameless self-promotion; I put a lot of time into restructuring it, so […]

Social Media, Where Knowledge is Power

To be honest, I have struggled to coherently sum up my thoughts on social media after this semester. I have thoroughly enjoyed this class and feel like I’ve learned a lot through experiential learning, but it’s tough to articulate a reflection on something so nuanced. If I had to pick a team, team “for Social […]