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Celebrity Gossip and Social Media

By: Carly Grossman Social media fuels the fire when it comes rumors or celebrity gossip. For example, all of my social media platforms have been blowing up with the Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson scandal. This incident has escalated through the power of social media.  For those of you who do not know, Jordyn Woods, Kylie Jenner’s best friend, was said…read more
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Social Media in the Workplace: Encouraging Employees to be Active on Platforms.

By: Emily Gibson Social media is evolving from being a platform for sharing thoughts and experiences with peers to being a strategic platform to connect with a large audience. Businesses are using social media platforms for promoting their brand and communicating with their consumers and clients. Platforms like Twitter and Facebook are the easiest and quickest way to respond to…read more
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Twitter Management Team: February 5, 2019

By: Hannah Blair, Casi Jackson, TJ McCourt, and Daymon Standridge Our group had a twitter discussion on the lecture of ethics in social media. Tuesday’s class discussion went over the importance of ethics when interacting on social media. We looked at a few different ways that people can be “sleazy” and we looked at various examples and case studies to…read more
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Posting Ethically

By Isabelle Shattuck In today’s society it has become a social norm to post on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat about our day to day lifestyle. Just by watching your friends Snapchat or Instagram story you can see where they are, what they are doing, and who they are with. So often these are the apps that we mindlessly scroll through…read more
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The Power of Influencers

By: Elliana Meinert Influencers. We’ve all heard of them, and many of us follow them on multiple social media accounts. Everyone has seen or responded to influencer marketing whether they know it or not. From celebrities to everyday people, influencers have taken over all social media platforms with their vast followings. They are people who have spent time building their…read more
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Influencers: Authenticity Is Key

By Hannah Blair | February 2, 2019 Social media is filled with influencers for just about anything. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about, especially when there are advertisements between almost every post you see as you’re scrolling down your feed. I did not realize the effect influencers had on me until we were discussing them in my Strategic…read more
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Knowing Your Network

By: Kirbi Campbell Networking: "the action or process of interacting with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts." In other words...the most stressed piece of advice given to Journalism majors. Networking in the society we live in today seems almost too easy with the tools we are provided with to connect with one another such as Instagram,…read more
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Taking a DeeperLook

By Laura Groshans | January 26, 2019 | Student Post Last Thursday, information guru and SOJC assistant professor, Dave Markowitz spoke to our class about just how much information exists about us online. Let's just say it was enough to make me want to roll up my sleeves and do some serious social media scrubbing. Dave had us get in…read more