social media

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

Why Social Media Is Having Such an Impact Upon Today’s Journalism
The World Wide Web, the interactive brick in our hands and the social media platform have a profound impact on how we receive and share information. The alterations made to how journalism is perceived...
Social Networks
Facebook was one of the first social networking sites that I had heard about. I only recently made an account for myself. Everyone had it for so long but I found that type of stuff boring. They had so...
Lindsey Ha month ago
Instagram
Hi Everyone! I know the difficulty of building a following on Instagram and the amount of time that goes into it. It can be overwhelming, draining and frustrating but please don't give up. I have five...
Brian Tesslera month ago
Hiding in Plain Sight
As a young "millennial" who just entered the work force, a big trend I see is people my age changing their name on various social media platforms. The main purpose behind this is to make it more diffi...
Public Mistakea month ago
Out-Tweet the Void
The biggest step of my transition from awkward young human to confident person was to learn when to stop trying to say something. To remain silent. I'm the geeky kid that felt that he could say someth...
Holly Martin2 months ago
Social Media Circus
Life is funny, isn’t it? It’s an ecstatic, heartbreaking, worrisome, beautiful, chaotic adventure. This is our circus, and no matter what we like to tell ourselves, we ARE the monkeys. Each and every ...
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Leah Thomas2 months ago
Will Social Media be the End of Us?
I grew up in what adults refer to as “the privileged generation,” “the technology generation,” or more specificized as “Generation Z.” We are the generation that started social media. There is no deny...
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Luna 2 months ago
It's Them Or Us
Think of your idea of a perfect world. Does it involve world wide peace? A ban against firearms in all countries? The removal of Trump and his Hitler-like reign? Or even simpler: an endless amount of ...
Katy Christensen2 months ago
Is Social Media Dangerous?
Social media can be dangerous for many reasons as was pointed out by the documentary, Generation Like. They pointed out that many teenagers are finding their identities in social media and big busines...
Michael Thielmann2 months ago
"Smart" Phones
The title says it all folks, and yet this is an issue we can't stress enough in a culture of distract-ability. Phones and technology have the power to unite and enrich us, or be the harbinger of a zom...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
Facebook Deliberately Addictive? No Kidding
The number of apparent Facebook users is now the size of a few countries put together, and roughly almost a third of the global population. Former Facebook president Sean Parker's recent statement tha...
ThisIs Everything3 months ago
The State of YouTube
YouTube has gone from a small website where only a few videos were posted each day to a service which hosts as the worlds biggest video platform. However, with this growth has come restrictions agains...
Fabia Scali-Warner3 months ago
How Internet Killed the Mass Media
Humans are social creatures. We are naturally predisposed to interact and empathize one with the other, and the ways we communicate are sophisticated and made perfect by centuries of practice. Over ti...
Deena Zaidi3 months ago
Social Media Moods and Market Movements
In 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirmed that companies could announce "key information in compliance with Regulation Fair Disclosure (Regulation FD)" on social media platforms,...
Celeste Jackson4 months ago
[Censored]
When you think of power, what is it you're picturing? Armies? Politicians? Hordes of genetically modified scorpions intent on decimating the world's population so they can rule over the tasty, tasty a...
Allison K. Jones4 months ago
Social Media Is Bad for Your Soul
Pick your poison: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or any number of other things. Social media is a dangerous territory. You may be thinking “How is liking my Cousin Joe’s post about his cat dangerous?” ...
Deena Zaidi5 months ago
The Power Of 'Social Ratings'
The dystopian future showcases our desire to stay connected to technology which may eventually disconnect us from the ‘real’ world. TV shows have often attempted to capture the imaginary depictions of...
Caitlin McDonald5 months ago
Building Duologue
“There should be an app for that,” I said. “We should build it!” So we did. “It” is Duologue, a chatbot for Facebook Messenger that rescues you from uncomfortable silences. Visit the page, start chatt...