The U.S. Open is one of the most important events in tennis. It is one of four “grand slams” in a year-long competition of tournaments and it generates hype from even the most casual fans. Every major sports event draws attention on social media, especially on twitter where people are able to engage in a […]Read more "The Buzz Around The #USOpen Finals"
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Social media is, in part, a medium that enables people to connect with others. The word “connect” does not necessarily have a positive connotation. Rather, it means that people who did not previously have access to talk with each other have the ability to do so through social media. The nature of that conversation, whether […]Read more "Social media for better or for worse"
Older generations quickly jump to conclusions that we (as in millennials) are addicted to social media. when you hire a millennial spokesperson pic.twitter.com/0nc6oHtK2J — dan mentos (@DanMentos) April 26, 2016 #HowToConfuseAMillennial see us using "social media" and then tell us technology has made us out of touch with other people. — Elena Blumberg (@Jadestone717) […]Read more "The Magnetic Force That Is Social Media"
By Sarah Minkewicz Part 1 When I first started the semester I had a total of 132 followers. Now I have over 200, currently 208. I was really surprised by my Klout score. It reached the highest at 54.49 on April 17 and has stayed consistently a little over 50 points for the past two […]Read more "Taking a social media class upped my twitter game"
I’ve been a Twitter user for about seven years. Goodness, that’s a long time. I started using it to vent, literally vent about college life, boys and more boys. Originally my name was @newyork_6 or something like that;lame, I know. But my best friend came up with a better name that suited me, my voice and my […]Read more "Get a load of OpinionatedRay!"
Influence: At the beginning of our Social Media Theory & Practice course, I had 1,130 followers on Twitter. I thought this to be a decent amount, although I’d had the account and used it on and off since 2009, meaning I’d only gained a rough average of around 141 followers per year. In the three […]Read more "Influence & Social Media: A Semester’s Growth"
Twitter, up until recently, was more of any annoying tool utilized by my journalism professors to teach me about the ever changing media market. Now, it’s a platform where I express ideas, obtain information and promote my own personal brand. My semester has cumlinated into the blossoming of my social media presence. I now know […]Read more "Personal Growth & Influence: My Semester With Social Media"
I guess you can say that I have gained a following on Twitter. I started out with 197 followers and now I have about 268 followers, that’s a growth of 36%! Whoa! I wasn’t an avid user of Twitter so this growth shows that I have higher levels of engagement and an expansion in my […]Read more "Started From the Bottom Now My Klout Score is Up Here!"
We all know 2016 has been a tumultuous year, from the Apoca-Election to a string of deaths from heroes and celebrities alike. The one tragedy no one predicted to divide the country (not on the color of a dress) was the 2016 Election. The candidates, vastly different, issues, couldn’t have been more dire, and the constituents, […]Read more "How #MAGA Divided Twitter"