Social media has changed life as we know it today. Social media opened up a whole new world of possibilities. People all over the world use it for countless reasons. Social media platforms help us connect with not only friends and family, but people all over the world. No matter how similar, or different two […]Read more "Why We Use Social Media"
While some use social media just for fun, I use social media as a tool to enhance my career. As an aspiring news broadcaster and political junkie, social media allows me to create an online portfolio of my reporting and news aggregation. This can be invaluable for when I apply for jobs in the near future, […]Read more "The Intersection of Social Media and Broadcast News Reporters"
When I was 16 my friend told me that Ronny her elitist friend has access to something new of students in the US that is called FaceBook. I understood that it’s a tool to communicate with your student’s friends from abroad, most of them from Ivy League universities and the common opinion was that- if […]Read more "Why do I use social Media?"
I tweet, post, like, retweet and comment for reasons I can’t fully explain. It began as just the thing to do so I did it. But now I’ve started to express myself and grow into an experienced social media user. I use social media to create my own brand, socialize, and learn from others. I’d […]Read more "My Big 3"
As a sports journalist, I have a strong desire to know the latest breaking news before anyone else. I have notifications turned on for just about every sporting news/social media app downloaded on my phone. If I’m not watching the TV when a story breaks, I usually find out within seconds once it pops up on my […]Read more "I Want to Know First"
When pondering the question “Why Do You Use Social Media?”, the first thing that comes to my mind is…”because I have to.” Society has made it almost impossible to go through life as a young professional without any social media profiles. I use social media for numerous reasons but the number one reason is to […]Read more "Constant Connection"
I have to start by saying that I am the kind of person that is tired all day, and when I finally get in my bed, suddenly I am not tired anymore. So, while I try to fall asleep, scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I see what my friends are up to, and I think […]Read more "The best kind of #FOMO"
There are an infinite amount of reasons why I use social media: to show my friends and family where I am, what I’m doing, and what I’m thinking about, to express my beliefs and opinions and stay in touch with the interesting things that my community has to say. Sure all of these things are great, but […]Read more "A New Form of Millennial Education"
I can’t remember the last time I picked up a newspaper to see what was going on in the world. Today, I get most of my news on social media, and statistics show I’m not alone. By following accounts that share news that is relevant and interesting to me, I feel informed and connected to […]Read more "Social Media: The New Newspapers"
When thinking about the endless amount of time I spend on social media each day, I realized that amongst all of the likes, comments, and tweets, there truly is a purpose why I’m there. I enjoy the wide spectrum of knowledge I gain when looking through social media. Everything from what broadway show my parents went to see without me last […]Read more "One Small Insta Pic for a Woman, One Large Tweet for Mankind"