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Content Strategy

By: Ani Clifford, Taylin Minnaert, Rachel Hanks The class was very engaged in today’s Twitter feed, with over 80 tweets! Today we heard from Kateri Kosta and Jonathan Michael from Palo Alto Software. They spoke about the different aspects of content strategy. Jonathan Michael started off the presentation by asking the class, “What is the point of social media?” Kosta…read more
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#OscarsSo…

by Steve Karandy (@skarandy) Are you watching the Oscars® tonight? From the activity on social media, it sure seems like a lot of people are paying attention.  Just try keeping up with the twitter feed on a search for #oscars. While many view the Academy Awards ceremony each year as a vainglorious display of over-paid, self-obsessed celebrities patting themselves on…read more
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VR: The Ultimate Empathy Machine

  By Keeley O'Dougherty In his 2015 TedTalk, Chris Milk tells the story of his mission to create the ultimate empathy machine. As a well-established filmmaker, Milk was a master at telling stories through videos which all took place on a traditional rectangular screen. He began exploring different ways to tell stories after he began to wonder how he could…read more
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Second Life and how it Connects People

By: Alli Utti Virtual reality is much more than just gaming and entertainment; it brings people together. Similar to how all forms of social media are changing the way people communicate, Second Life is no different. Second Life is an online virtual world where users can create avatars and connect with others. People can represent themselves through their avatars in…read more
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New Life in Second Life

By: Milla Hansen, Josh Hoffman, Steve Karandy, Alli Utti  The guest speaker in today’s class was Dr. Donna Davis! She spoke about Virtual Reality and blew our minds. Dr. Davis showed us her Second Life avatar and the interactions that happen through it. For example, she brought us to a concert in a lounge. The mind-blowing part was that the singer was actually performing…read more
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Everything You Need to Become an Expert on Social Media Content Calendars

By: Emily Soury   First off, it seems pretty important to explain what exactly a social media content calendar is. In today’s media filled society, where the job title of “Instagram Influencer” actually exists, it is beneficial for companies, and above mentioned influencers, to plan out their content in advance. Regularly sharing new and exciting content is key for companies…read more