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On Instagram Straight Flexing?

Symone Sparrow: In the US, Facebook is still king in terms of social media platforms, but coming in at a close second is Instagram. Although owned by Facebook, Instagram functions very differently. Options to engage with content are limited to a couple of internal app functions (without assistance from other apps), likes and comments. It was announced last week that one…read more
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B2B Influencer Marketing: Is it worth it?

By Ariana Donaville Over the past few years, business-to-consumer (B2C) companies have relied on influencers to market their products to their targeted publics. While many B2C companies have seen great success from influencer marketing campaigns, business-to-business (B2B) companies have struggled to see the value in implementing influencer marketing strategies. They find themselves asking, “how useful is an influencer to a…read more
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Have You Analyzed Your Social Networks, Lately?

By Shelley Smith Network Literacy is becoming an increasingly needed skill in our highly connected age. NetSciEd released an infographic-type brochure that “provides and initial step toward facilitating the development of network literacy.”  This got me thinking about my own social network use, information silos and critical thinking. As a self-proclaimed “Social Justice Warrior” I have curated my social media…read more
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Strategic Social Media: How to Engage in Unexpected Ways

By Eva Pozarycki We wrapped up the term featuring Fatemeh Fakhraie (@digitalfatemeh) to give us insight into her social media work as a Digital Content Strategist at Northwest Community Credit Union. Many companies have found its own unique voice on social media, whether it's sassy like @Wendys or outlandish like @MoonPie, but it can be difficult to keep a professional…read more
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Boost Your Twitter

By: Kirbi Campbell, Matt McGonegal, Kacie Van Stiphout, and Holly Walden Twitter Management Team: March 7, 2019. Michelle Locke Deciphering Analytics, Setting Goals and Designing Content. Thursday in class we had a guest speaker, the wonderful Michelle Locke. Michelle talked about how analytics are everything for social media. Through her fake dried mango company, she described what her strategy for…read more
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Twitter Management Team: February 28, 2018. Smart Content Strategies

By: Sophia Ferrer, Amador Nazarov In class on Thursday, we discussed the different puzzle pieces needed to make up a smart content strategy. Putting together a detailed, strategy focused social media plan requires substantial planning to drive success. Kelli dove into the lecture by stressing how a company should devise their end goals before choosing social media platforms that they…read more
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What is Reality?

By: Holly Walden Virtual reality has moved from gaming niche to a technology that is applicable to many different fields. From education to the medical field, virtual reality is making strides in changing how we live our lives. First off, I am incredibly skeptical of virtual reality. I do not game and I do not like spending too much time…read more
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Is Instagram changing our lives for the better or for the worse?

By: Siena Di Roma In modern day society, social media plays a huge role in our lives. It determines where we shop for our clothes, where we take our next vacation, what we cook for dinner, and even what workouts we are going to do at the gym. Influencers on Instagram post countless images of trending products in order to…read more
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Twitter Summary for February 12, 2019

Samuel Cochran, Brian Gaudette, Jared Myers, and Colton Schang We started class by discussing descriptive statistics, which are summary statistics (summary of a set of observations) that quantitatively describes/summarizes a collection of data. Professor Markowitz informed us that descriptive statistics need variables and that different types of variables convey different types of information. He then broke down descriptive statistics into…read more