Tag Archives: Twitter
To sign off on what has been a continuous stream of unique and unusual experiences for me this semester, I have put together a song in the tune of the Fresh Prince of Bell-Air. If you are not familiar with the sitcom that launched the career of Will Smith, you can click here to get […]
Modern digital technology allows anyone with an internet connection and an opinion to weight in on decisions made by a sports official. Using an example from an NFL game this past weekend, this post examines the typical social media response to dubious calls.
Many small businesses make the same mistake when it comes to social media – they tend to bombard followers with an endless stream of advertising messages, which followers fail to engage with. Here are a few companies near BC that are using Facebook, Instagram, and Yelp effectively.
The first Twitter President is testing the rules of Social Media Diplomacy, but the world is shrinking and there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about how countries, Governments, and their citizens will interact online in the future.
I am fascinated by brands who get Social Media right. I might not be a customer or a frequent customer yet, but I still follow them – they make my insta feed look pretty and their funny (punny?) tweets make me smile – and I am sure I am not alone in this. What fascinates […]
The podcast industry is changing and someday we will look back in disbelief at the decade where endless amounts of high quality content was accessible at virtually no cost to the consumer.
Where do all the president’s tweets and facebook posts go?
I was born and raised by media junkies. Even before social media became a main source for breaking news, my parents were constantly consuming information on the radio, the television, and the newspaper and from sources from Bloomberg and CNN to ESPN and Yahoo Finance. I was raised to always be in the know and […]
As of September 19th, Twitter has ~sort of~ loosened its reins on the 140 character limit. You can now add photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and quote tweets without it counting towards the contested character count. Although your favorite David Foster Wallace quote probably still won’t fit within the constraints, this development is important in light of Twitter’s potential acquisition […]
Twitter has been in the news a lot lately for its possible takeover, live streaming, changing character limits, etc. Seeing so many things changing with Twitter, I started to wonder what it is about this platform that keeps me coming back to it. I think the reason Twitter is my social media platform of choice is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]