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Risk > Regret

By Polly Irungu on 4/16/15 Find me on LinkedIn | Tweet me @pollyirungu | Portfolio  If you're reading this...it's too late. We should all know by now that when it comes to privacy, we don't have any. We should also know by now that anything that is posted online does not go away. Many individuals, brands, organizations etc., still do not understand the…read more
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Spotlight on the Pros of Social Networking

Kalie Browne | @kbfrommt | kaliebrowne.com   We often read articles and hear news stories about how social media is negatively effecting society. We are bombarded with stories about cyber bullying, shorter attention spans, less personal interactions etc. And while many of those negative aspects have made an impact on the lives of the modern people, there are many positive…read more
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The Perfect Marriage Between Science and Social Media

Natalie Mangan (@NatalieMangan) When most people think of social media, science is not usually a subject that comes to mind. However, one man is trying to change this perception with his science based social media site, ResearchGate. Ijad Madisch is the creator of ResearchGate. ResearchGate is a platform where scientists can collaborate and discuss important issues with other scientists globally. The…read more
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Looking Back to Where Social Media Started

Kayla Gordon, Abbie Mulligan, Hallie White On Tuesday, April 7, we had an exciting jam-packed class session. We started off with an engaging Skype conversation with David Weinberger, the co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto. Later on, we dived into a history lesson. Taking a step back, social media platforms couldn’t exist without the internet in the first place. We reviewed…read more