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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
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How a Mrs. DoubtFirestorm Showed us the Dark Side of Social Media

By Brooke Halvorsen @bhalvz, Nick Hudson @aussie_duck, Jeff Lockie @Yuddaman A Recap of the #SOJCssm Twitter Conversation 1/24/17 - 1/25/17 A Final Thought on Online Firestorms Social media requires a heightened level of social responsibility and awareness. Unfortunately, for too many Twitter users, this lesson has been learned all too late as they find themselves  in an “online firestorm”. Think…read more
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Managing a Crisis in the new Social Media Age

    Written By: Kylie Elliot Twitter: @kylieelliot143 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kylie-elliot-3a407b100 In this day and age, social media is used on an everyday basis for most people. People go online to get all of their information whether it be world news, information from companies they follow or just updates from friends. So how can a company or brand use social media to…read more
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Networks, Invisible Audiences, and the ‘Spiral of Silence’

By: Chandler Baker @bakechan21 All of our online networks connect to us as the hub. Some connected to each other, others are not. These networks have a significant impact on what content we see, do not see, and are able to interact. The network I am most interested in discussing today is the invisible audience —the people who are watching…read more