Student Posts

Social Media in the Workplace

By Talia Smith, @talmarie123, https://www.linkedin.com/in/talmarie123 Last Monday, Professor Damien Radcliffe spoke to the class about social media trends. One trend we can look out for is the integration of social media as a communication tool in work settings. Last year, Facebook launched Workplace, a professional version of the social media platform. Within a company’s account, users can create a Workplace profile,…read more
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How didn’t they think that through?

By Emily Hamann  @emhamann93 and Julia Hofmann @Juliahofmann9   Class on Wednesday February 1st was an exciting and engaging class about ethics, responsibility, and major fails. We began by discussing the basics of ethics and discovered how our values and beliefs affect our decision-making, and then explored real life ethical dilemmas. These dilemmas brought up topics of disclosure, or revealing…read more
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Ethics and how to deal

By Emily Hamann @emhamann93 This week, we took a long look at the ethics and responsibilities that businesses and brands need to think about when creating and distributing content. The words and actions of a brand are seen by millions, and with todays ever-increasing sensitivity, it is more important now than ever to be an ethical brand.   Although a…read more
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Just. Shut. Up.

By: Jenny Kinsman @jennykinsman Do you ever scroll through your Facebook feed and think... oh my god, what are these people thinking? On my Facebook feed, I see a range of posts containing political outrage to mouth-watering Tasty videos. But, I'm trying this new thing out where I don't unfriend/mute people because they opposing beliefs. (Trust me, it's been a…read more
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Show your Social Media Muscle

Show your Social Media Muscle Abby Bramble @A_bramble, Mark Kellman @MarkKellman and Jenny Kinsman @JennyKinsman A Recap of the #SOJCssm Twitter Conversation 1/29-1/30 It’s true, possessing a British accent instantly makes you about 20 percent smarter than the average person. Damian Radcliffe (@damianradcliffe) has a British accent, but most people would consider him smarter and more engaging than most, even…read more
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Into the Dark or into the Light?

Post by Lauren Sokol. @lsokol15. LinkedIn. On Monday, we spoke in #SOJCssm about alternate realities and dystopic worlds. On Wednesday, we spoke about social media firestorms and what it is about human nature that makes us feel like it’s okay to destroy someone’s life in 140 characters or less if you are one of thousands expressing the same sentiment. I…read more