Twitter Growth

At the beginning of the semester, my Twitter presence was simply non existent. I had 336 followers from when I actively used my Twitter throughout high school but I had not posted anything in a couple of years. Since taking COM 427, not only has been Twitter presence resurfaced, but I’ve learned how to use the […]

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Reviewing my work

After a semester of working toward improving my engagement on Twitter, I didn’t see much growth. Many of my Tweets lacked compelling elements to grip people in and get followers to stop scrolling when my name popped up on their timeline. I found that generally my most successful Tweets were ones that included certain types of […]

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In the beginning of April, REI launched #ForceOfNature, a new campaign aimed at female-empowerment, equal treatment, equal pay, and turning the outdoors into “the world’s larget level playing field.” What followed was a series of charged social media posts aimed at spreading the word. One of their most powerfull was the 30 second video they released […]

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Baby of #AprilTheGiraffe Is Here!

After much anticipation, April, a giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y., has given birth to its fourth calf. The (slightly gross) birth of #AprilTheGiraffe — Gary Grumbach (@GaryGrumbach) April 15, 2017 Social media has gone wild, with users sharing live streams of the birth and congratulating April. Much jubilation can be inferred […]

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SOS, I’ve Been Meme’d

-Chazz Inniss I always wanted to go viral.  In some way shape or form I wanted to achieve mass popularity. I never thought it would become an assignment. When creating the meme I naturally gravitated to my face. Why? I think I have a pretty meme-able face. I mean, its expressive, sort of symmetrical, and […]

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