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The tech industry makes the social media world go 'round; explore the technologies that keep us all connected.

Kate Korte2 months ago
Understanding Your Instagram Influence
The following is an excerpt from a talk I gave on social media at Amplifying Ideas. St. Albert's Amplify Festival celebrates student art and inspires creativity. It is entirely youth initiated. Thank ...
Ellie Hunter2 months ago
Beauty Is in the Eye of the Camera
In the age of technological advancement and social media, the views that young boys and girls have are becoming distorted at a rapid pace. According to market research firm "Influence Central," the av...
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Chloe Walton3 months ago
How to Create Better Paid Social Media Advertisements
Social media has become a crucial part of companies' marketing strategies with 2.80 billion users in 2017. Most social media sites allow you to produce paid adverts or sponsor your posts so that peopl...
Katie Edwards3 months ago
Dangerous Social Media Challenges Need to Stop!
At one time, the internet used to be a much more peaceful place than it is now. MSN Messenger was hugely popular, Facebook wasn't a thing and you were considered 'seriously cool' if you had the latest...
Eden Fukushima3 months ago
I Delete Instagram Pictures That Don't Receive at Least 100 Likes
Like many twenty-year-olds today, I have grown up with the rise in social media. I wasn't allowed to have a MySpace, but I had a Facebook at thirteen (the minimum age requirement for the site). Then c...
Red G3 months ago
Why You Should Never Join Google+
I started using Google+ roughly six years ago when it first launched. It was originally a service that required you to be invited by an already existing user. Even though I was using Facebook at the t...
Jaden Jackson4 months ago
Social Media Is Sure Addicting
Being bored is never fun, but is being on social media all day really that fun either? It is starting to dominate people’s lives and quite honestly can be a form of addiction. I see seven-year-olds wa...
Pierre Roustan4 months ago
Dealing With the #DeleteFacebook Movement and How Zuckerberg’s Handling the Backlash of the Cambridge Analytica Privacy Scandal
Or not. It's a toss-up really. We've seen bigger companies take massive hits and come back just fine. But you never know. This is, after all, the digital world. The Internet. And it's cutthroat out th...
Brendon McNerney4 months ago
Vero Profiles You Need to Follow
Oh fantastic, another social media platform. Relax, this one's different, I think. Vero, the mobile application founded by Ayman Hariri, the son of the former Lebanese Prime Minister, launched quietly...
Gabbie Ramirez4 months ago
What Google & Facebook Know About Me Reflection
I always knew that the internet knows me. Once you type in anything, even your own name, there is something about you. It’s funny because sometimes people are so surprised that this virtual world know...
Denilia Blue4 months ago
Killer Likes
Social media is a great way to connect with people from around the world. It can be a great platform for people to start businesses and earn money. But it has a dark side. A side that takes us away fr...
Christina Hall4 months ago
3 Steps to Improve Your Social Media Presence
Social Media. It almost rules our world now, right? People connect on social media, learn to cook on social media, shop on social media, and can find out that cute barista whose name tag you only saw ...
Sherry Campbell4 months ago
Ways to Create an Engaging Social Media Presence
An engaging social media presence is something that many strive to have, whether they are aspiring stars or businesses looking to master the social media world, a great social media presence has a hug...
Kelsey Lange4 months ago
Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2018
For the sake of this article, we have left out the most popular social media apps such as Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat, and instead focused on the up and coming platforms that have the potential to...
Why I Gave up Social Media
Technology. It is a blessing and a curse. It is used to connect us or divide us. It permeates almost every area of our lives and most of us check our phones more than we drink water. It is a habit, ho...
Anomie Fatale5 months ago
Social Media BS vs. Isolation
Many agree that social media is poison. There are better things a person can be doing than wasting hours on Facebook absorbing the idiocy, drama, and pseudo-social justice wars. There’s harassment, st...
Carol Wilson5 months ago
Social Media Sites That Died by 2017
Generation Z would find it hard to believe that a phonograph device, and a gramophone were used to play music by previous generations. Today, they can use smartphones, tap an application, or give voic...
Kelsey Lange5 months ago
What Makes Something Go Viral?
To first understand what makes something go viral, you must ask yourself what makes something shareable? The concept is not terribly complex, but one that takes time to incorporate into your content, ...