This hashtag is important to me, most obviously, because I am a woman. #YesAllWomen is a hashtag that stands against misogyny and violence against women. It gives women a voice to share their own experiences of feeling discriminated and harassed by men. #YesAllWomen more directly acknowledges that although not all men commit this harassment, all women […]Read more "#YesAllWomen"
Twitter has become a forum for people to voice their opinions and find communities of people who have similar beliefs. It is unlikely that a single tweet has much effect or that merely tweeting can change anything, but when hundreds of people rally around a single hashtag and share their experiences Twitter becomes a powerful […]Read more "#YesAllWomen."
It’s that time of year again where national budget cuts propose to limit the amount of funding giving to the Corporation for National and Community Service which overseas the AmeriCorps programs as well as the SeniorCorps programs. The proposed cuts would mean a loss of 20,000 AmeriCorps positions across the nation. There are a handful […]Read more "#Stand4Service: The Fight for Funding"
So what’s the Fuss? #BoycottStarWarsVII was a hashtag that was created by a small group social media ‘trolls’ to try and possibly stir-up some fuss on social media. Let’s check out some thoughts. The #BoycottStarWarsVII tag — you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy, plus people making fun of them. — Popehat […]Read more "Social Media: A Box Full Of Hashtags"
When it comes to Black Friday, you either love it or you hate it. As someone who dislikes shopping to begin with, the idea of bracing frenzied hoards of shoppers (especially the day after stuffing my face on Thanksgiving) is an obvious “pass” for me. I have heard first-hand accounts from those who survived experienced the madness […]Read more "#OptOutside Instead Of Black Friday"
Millions of calendars across the world marked November 29, 2015 as the day of Climate March. Across the globe, people marched in solidarity to raise awareness and hope to make change on the issue of climate change and control on our beautiful planet. Cities like Seattle, Berlin, and Sydney were just a few places involved […]Read more "#ClimateMarch"
Our journal article discussion examines social network structures and some of their characteristics. We look at the merits of brokerage versus closure as a chosen structure, and whether these structures reveal patterns in the accumulation of social capital and overall network performance. Within these structures, betweenness and constraint tendencies also give us a look at […]Read more "Social Network Structures in Online Communities"
[pin_widget url=”https://www.pinterest.com/pin/79305643416048666/”] Introducing Mr. Elvinem #elvis #eminem For my viral post, I wanted to create something original that would connect with as many people as possible. I also wanted them to be so engaged with the post that they felt compelled to like and share it. With this logic in mind, my first thought went […]Read more "the new king of rap&roll"
#MeasureMyHeart, defy the numbers. [pin_widget url=”https://www.pinterest.com/pin/494903446530763844/”] Objective: The purpose of this campaign is to change the way people value themselves and each other. It is a movement to create consciousness about how there is more than just measurements that define a person. Strategy: My audience is 15 to 30 year olds of all genders and […]Read more "#MeasureMyHeart"
Think back to the last thing your friend showed you on Vine, Facebook, or Twitter. Was it a funny video, a photo with a clever caption, or a prank gone wrong? Humor is a commonality among so much viral content because people love a quick laugh. Funny content provides a moment of relief from […]Read more "Sorry Shonda"