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Tell it First and Tell it Fast.

By: Justin Hanes // justinchanes.com Tell it first. Tell it fast. Tell them what you’re going to do about it. Alaska Airlines did almost just that. On Nov. 30, 2017, Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley executive, announced that a male passenger aboard an Alaska Airlines flight sexually harassed her. To make matters even worse,…read more
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The Ethical Dilemmas of Social Media

Posted by Gabe Ovetz Have you ever encountered the phrase, “I saw it on the internet, so it must be true”? Modern social media ethics aims to create a precedence for online content that promotes accurate information.  The term “clickbait” often gets tossed around, but the process in which social media content gains the tag can be ethically challenging in…read more
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The Influencers Shadow

Kurtis Cooper- Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today. That's right, woodchuck-chuckers it's... GROUNDHOG DAY! It's Punxsutawney Phil’s big day, the day we wait for all year to hear if the little marmot has seen his shadow. A shadow, something we definitely take for granted day after day. We forget that…read more
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Traveling & Influencers

Stacia Betley, MBA student in Sustainability I have a passion for traveling. Not traveling to escape or relax, but to challenge myself. I travel to learn from other cultures, meet new people, and gain a global perspective. I spent the past 12 months working, volunteering, and traveling in Asia (Mongolia, China, Japan, Nepal, India, and SE Asia). I loved taking…read more
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Full Interview with Influencer, Rachel Pohl

Stacia Betley, MBA in Sustainability Rachel Pohl is an artist, adventurer, humanitarian, and environmentalist. With almost 70k followers, the stories and photos she shares impact the community if she likes it or not. Not only does she share her art on Instagram, but she also uses Instagram as a platform to discuss being to herself whether that be knowing her…read more
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Social Media Influence in 2018

Posted by: Sarah Ballard. It's now 2018 and you can basically make a career from being an online influencer and internet sensation. People of all ages are getting creative and expressing themselves through social media, and if you're lucky, you can catch on. Companies are willing to give away free product, cash, or online exposure in exchange for popular accounts…read more
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The Ethical Influencer: Transparency and Information in Today’s Social World

Influencers are the future of social media marketing. According to a Business Insider article, influencer marketing is set to become a $2 billion industry by 2019. This represents massive growth for influencers. With this, comes more power and sway over respective industry trends and purchases. Having this influence (no pun intended) means more responsibility and expectations that they need to…read more
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Anonymity and Cyberbullying

By: Mikayla Edwards In class on Wednesday we discussed the topics of anonymity and the roles it plays in society today, specifically on social media. One of the consensus' was that being able to write or leave comments anonymously allows people to feel more confident in their responses so they are more likely to be harsh or crude. Being anonymous online…read more