Student Posts

Uber and the Breach of Personal Data

By: Desiree Dahlson @desireedahlson Big Brother is always watching. But this time, Big Brother isn’t the government. Big Brother is social media and the internet. When anything is put on the internet, it is nearly impossible to fully erase it, according to the Washington Post. While many know this, 91% of adults believe the way personal information is collected online…read more
Student Posts

Final Projects, Week 7, and Mondays, Oh My!

By: Sarah Borchardt (@sarahborchardt7), Brittany Melo (@MeloBrittany), and Cyrus Heffernan (@czheff) Class on Monday, February 20th was full of discussion of our final projects, best practices for our client's social media, and lots and lots of GIFs. Class was short but spirits were high as we discussed the possibilities of all we can accomplish with our clients on their finals…read more
Student Posts

Becoming CEO of SEO

by Katie Birrenkott - Twitter LinkedIn Portfolio Search engine optimization (SEO) has become the epitome of what comes to mind when thinking about social media marketing. As the common social media user knows, it's all about the hashtags. We've all seen the Instagram posts with a thick layer of hashtags, including the ever popular #throwbackthursday aka #tbt. Aside from the fact that my awesome photo…read more
Student Posts

Every Degree Counts

By Shannon Elliott @shan_an_anon Before Facebook and other social media platforms began to integrate themselves into our everyday lives, communities were based off of physical communities in the "real world." However, in today’s highly interactive and online world, communities are beginning to take shape and evolve along with society. As the idea of communities expand, so does the interconnectivity of the world.…read more
Student Posts

The Growing Power of Visual Content

By Kristin Peixotto Twitter LinkedIn If you have skimmed any social media channels lately, you might have noticed the increase in visual content. It is everywhere, including video, infographics, pictures, and more. There is a good reason for this, as from 2015 to 2016 marketers use of visual content increased a whopping 130%! Why the sudden move to visual? With so much content…read more
Student Posts

Social Media & Technology Take Over: A Blessing Or A Curse?

Brianna Martin: j480 Today's various social media platforms allow for connection and interaction beyond belief. In many instances, technology provides us accessibility, opportunity, and imagination that reality simply cannot. On the contrary, we see the overconsumption and overuse of technology and social media poisoning multiple aspects of individuals' real lives. This brings upon the question: Is the prominence of social…read more
Student Posts

Are You Listening?

By: Jon Fisher  @jonnfisher I can count the number of good listeners I know on one hand. I know a lot of great talkers and conversationalists. But people who will listen and ask questions without their own agenda are truly hard to find. Sadly, it's a trait that is no longer valued. Just look at college for example. Constantly, students are being told…read more