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Don’t Forget to Stop and Listen

By: Kristle Saneewong Just like it’s important to pay attention in class, it’s also important that you (and brands) are listening on social media. Social media platforms are the hub of ideas, users, and conversations. This means that all sorts of brands—from airlines to toilet paper—can gain insight that will increase their following and boost their reputation among audiences. While…read more
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Twitter Firestorms: Bullying or Not?

By: Morgan Wilkes We see it all the time on Twitter. The "Show This Thread" option that unveils hundreds, sometimes thousands of replies filled with commentary based on the original tweet. Sometimes these threads are funny. But other times, they unveil a firestorm attacking like a mob. Recently, a New Jersey woman attending University of Alabama was the star of…read more
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How “Fake News” Is Influenced by Social Media

Written by Mollie Markey Social media is used by many as a tool to receive updates on the world and stay in touch with the latest news stories. People follow, reply, share, and retweet different news articles on personal social media accounts, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter. Using social media to engage with others and spark discussion about…read more
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In retrospect, it was too good to be true. 

By: Victoria Schmidt  The first chartered jet began its decent on the island of Great Exuma’s aquamarine water on April 27, 2017. Elite millennials, eagerly anticipating the ultra-luxurious “Coachella in the Bahamas,” arrived at the white sandy beaches only to find complete chaos. They had fallen for perhaps the biggest scam of the year. Promised rock bands, private villas, celebrity…read more
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Super Fans

"Holy crap, you are creepy as shit. Sneaking up on me wearing that collar with that freaky ass smile." - Negan My name is Anyssa Guzman and I'll be honest. I'm a super fan of the television show, "The Walking Dead". I've seen every season, read the comics, quoted it like no other and this past weekend I attended Walker…read more
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#SOJCssm Class Dismissed

By: Cydney Chelberg (@cydneycay)   Congratulations #SOJCssm, we survived another winter term! I would like to give a big thank you to professor Kelli Matthews (@kmatthews) and to all of my fellow students for making the cold, rainy Monday mornings less painful with engaging strategic social media talk and a highly entertaining, GIF-filled Twitter feed. For reference, in case you…read more
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How to Manage a Crisis

Dominic Black, @dominic_black7 There are very few things that are certain in life. One of which is the fact that unexpected things happen all the time. Whether it is a fender bender, sickness or even death, it is impossible to know exactly what your next day on Earth will look like. In the PR world we call these unexpected events…read more