This semester in COM 427 Social Media for Communicators, I learned a myriad of skills that have helped me grow my personal following on various social media platforms, primarily Twitter. I began my journey in this class with only 183 Twitter followers, and over the course of the semester I have grown that following to […]Read more "My Personal Growth and Top 10 Tweets"
Twitter: Start # of Followers: 322 End # of Followers: 351 In the beginning of the semester I had 322 followers. Although I frequently used Twitter as a source for news and entertainment, I very rarely tweeted. The reason I hardly tweeted was because I was simply not interested in writing my own tweets, […]Read more "Only God can judge me (but i’ll give it a try)"
At the beginning of this class I had 38 followers. Throughout the course of the semester I doubled my followers for a grand total of 76. My Klout score increased from 16 to 29. Tweet #1 This tweet was vey successful because of the hashtags that I used. Another meme account retweeted my meme which helped […]Read more "Top Ten Tweets: I CAN ACTUALLY USE TWITTER NOW!"
Part 1: Influence: Followers: January 20th: 1 follower April 20th: 71 followers Percentage of growth: 7000% increase Klout Score Change: January 27th: 13.78, April 27th: 41.84 KLOUT ANALYSIS: I began this semester without engaging with my Twitter at all, so my klout score increased from 13.78 to 15.99 within those first 6 days just because […]Read more "Personal Influence Growth and Analysis/Top 10 Tweets (But Mostly “Bates Motel”)"
Recently, I saw that #ReasonsToVoteForDemocrats was showing up on Twitter. The trend comes from a tweet written by Donald Trump in which he mentions a book with the name “Reasons To Vote For Democrats” by Michael J. Knowles. In the tweet, Trump describes the work as “A great book for your reading enjoyment:”. According to […]Read more "Hashtag Reasons To Vote For Democrats Shows Up On Twitter"
One of my main uses for Twitter is to find a range of views on international events. As an International Relations major who intends to work for the UN or global media outlets, I utilize the real-time nature of my Twitter feed to serve as a launching pad to learn what people are talking about. In recent days, […]Read more "#DPRK: International Relations on Social"
The designated hitter rule is extremely controversial in baseball. In the American League, pitchers don’t hit. A designated hitter hits for them. In the National League, pitchers do hit. Some people, like this individual, think the DH is fine the way it is now. They think the AL can keep it, but the NL should […]Read more "Designated Hitter: What do people think?"
In recent news, there was a gathering of Trump supporters in Berkeley, California for a ‘Patriot Day.’ Counter protesters showed up shortly after word of the gathering and police were stationed and ready for whatever could happen. Before turning violent, counter protesters were sending encouraging messages and spreading positivity. Just another #mondaymotivation in #berkeleyprotests #homesnotdrones […]Read more "Twitter Conversation: #BerkeleyProtests"
“You need to do some meme research,” was not the first thing I would expect to come out of the mouth of one of my professors at the Newhouse School. But then again, this is 2017, this is public communication, and especially in the context of COM 427 – anything goes. Sometimes you need to push […]Read more "Conti’s Viral Content"
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