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Interdisciplinary Research in Social Media Analysis

by Rudy Omri Twitter | LinkedIn | Website | Department Page Carmen Hill’s lecture last week gave me a few valuable takeaways: it is important to look for collaboration opportunities, to always learn from other disciplines and to not stay within your comfort zone. As research becomes more integrative and global, collaboration is becoming more important, and social media analysis…read more
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3 Simple Strategies to Build your Brand on Social Media

By: Lucia Estrada In December, Ad Week named top-ten brands that claimed either boomed or busted via social media during the 2014 year. (http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/which-brands-boomed-and-which-ones-busted-social-media-year-161893) As recent as five-years-ago, every brand that wished to appeal and stay relevant to younger audiences wanted a slice of the social media pie. While Facebook lead the frontier for brand representation in social media, Twitter is easily…read more
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Social Media Analytics: What Story Do They Tell?

By: Michael Eiden Social media analytics have become an important tactic for businesses to analyze its social media practices. This is an excellent way for businesses to see if its current social media strategy is doing well, and what they made need to improve on in the future. The question is: what story does social media analytics tell? Using analytics can…read more
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Audits in the social media sphere

By: Jaira Chaffee Social Media Audits are essential in determining the success of a social media network or presence. The reason for this is because an audit conducts an examination into the intentions and management of social media. What does it mean to have a successful social media account?  Whether you are a business or an individual, an optimized social…read more
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Find Your Customers Online

Online games and communities have long been the realm of loners, losers and nerds. Today, they have evolved into large groups of people doing good for themselves and the world around them. So often, people see only the bad side of the online world, the places when people are hurt, things are stolen and lives are ruined. But, so many good…read more
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Real Life > Second Life

Second life is lame as hell — Carhenlo///HENNEC (@TrillMittRomney) May 15, 2015 When I tweeted this in class, I expected it to be rhetorical- just another opinion of mine for my 202 strong followers to ignore. However, today I found myself in the corner of the campus Starbucks, engaging in a half-hour twitter banter with an avid Second-Lifer. Shockingly, when…read more