Tag Archives: News

#DebateWithBernie – A successful example of Social “Newsjacking”

At SXSW in 2012, David Meerman Scott gave a talk titled “Newsjacking: How to Inject Your Ideas into a Breaking News Story and Generate Tons of Media Coverage.” Meerman Scott’s talk and book of the same name encourages companies to produce content such as blog posts or videos that coincide with a big media event […]

The Pope Speaks Through a Burning Bush Called Twitter

While growing up, going to CCD on Sundays, I remember hearing stories of God speaking through a burning bush…. In 2015 that burning bush happens to have a twitter handle and its @Pontifex.

RYOT Igniting Social Change

This past weekend I attended the 5th Annual Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship at Harvard. For those unfamiliar, this summit is the largest student-run conference on social innovation in the country and features keynote speeches and panel discussions from leaders across all fields. The year’s conference attracted a wide array of notable individuals including […]

Facebook: Changing the Way We Get News

Thursday! The day almost ever senior looks forward to since it starts most of their weekends, and I am no exception. I wake up, roll over, grab my phone to see what updates happened overnight, and I notice a particularly shocking picture (posted below). My friend I met on exchange got engaged, and I had […]

My Initial Thoughts on Social Media (a.k.a. An Ode to Twitter)

Social media appears to me as still an untapped resource, if you can believe it or not. I had a friend ask me last night, “But what’s the point of Twitter? It’s just so boring!” I believe my response to her was, “Are you serious? There’s so much we don’t know yet!” How could she […]

A Look at Social Media From a Whole New Light

A lot has happened on social media this semester, some good and some not so good.  Between the Harlem Shake, Superbowl, equal marriage rights movement, April fools, and the marathon Monday bombings, there was always something to talk about.  From each event we were able to analyze what was being done right on social media, […]

Twitter: the New News?

I think it is safe to say that I have never watch more news in my life than I did this past week.  It’s sad, I feel like I need to be watching the news more…or do I? I was talking to a friend the other day about Friday’s events and what she did during […]