Super Bowl 50 on Twitter #SB50

The Broncos and Panthers squared up in Super Bowl 50 on February 7 in San Francisco. The Broncos won the game 24-10 in Peyton Manning’s last game of his career. The Super Bowl has been one of the most widely viewed program in television history since its debut in 1967. This year’s game had the […]

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English monarch Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 today, and Twitter is celebrating with her. Using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayYourMajesty, people around the world published their birthday wishes to the queen. Major brands and media entities also weighed in, sharing photo and video content they created in celebration of the monarch’s big day. What do you get […]

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Pinterest and Education

Pinterest provides a visual way to save your bookmarks, which makes it an excellent tool for educational purposes. This presentation explores how educators can use Pinterest through curating content, organizing ideas, collaborating with others, and allowing students to use the site. It also provides real examples of how teachers and professors are using Pinterest in […]

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@HamiltonMusical: Broadway in the social media age

This presentation will analyze the affect of Twitter on the success of “Hamilton,” a hip-hop musical depicting the life of Alexander Hamilton. The presentation will argue that Twitter is one of the main reasons that “Hamilton” is not only sold-out but also permeating into mainstream culture. Using Klout, I will analyze the Twitter handles @HamiltonMusical, @Lin_Manuel and @hamiltonssquad. I will […]

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Top Ten Tweets

Having only recently set up my Twitter account, I began this semester with a mere 19 followers. Beginning with what was clearly a limited knowledge of the platform, I knew that I had a lot to learn and was eager to do so. Below is a collection of some of my most successful Tweets, posted […]

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Becoming an Influencer

When I came to Newhouse this summer, one of the biggest changes in my life was my sudden acquisition of multiple social media accounts. Aside from creating a Flickr for graphic design, a google account for the free drive and finally creating an overdue Linkedin profile, I also created a Twitter. Although I had once […]

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