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Dangers of Disinformation: Social Media and Youth

By Sarah Lovely This past Wednesday, Professor Damian Radcliffe came and presented his research into how the Middle East uses social media. His presentation explained many misconceptions and realities of social media’s role in the Middle East. One point he made was that social media has become the dominant source for news for young people in the Middle East. This…read more
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Ethics in Advertising: How Far is Too Far?

By: Molly Kavanaugh The Super Bowl is the advertising industry's biggest stage of the year and with that, brands must put forward their best marketing strategies. As a staple of American culture, Super Bowl commercials attract audiences from all over the nation, and the world. Some brands disregard all ethical issues simply to make a statement with their commercial. There…read more
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Is Social Media Dying?

Tess Jennings: Recently, I read a fascinating article from Metro UK that looked at whether social media sites were slowly dying. Initially, I found this a rather absurd thought. Social media has revolutionized the way we communicate--how could these channels be dying? However, the more I read, the more I wondered if this claim actually had merit. For instance, the…read more
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Strategic Social Media: How to Engage in Unexpected Ways

By Eva Pozarycki We wrapped up the term featuring Fatemeh Fakhraie (@digitalfatemeh) to give us insight into her social media work as a Digital Content Strategist at Northwest Community Credit Union. Many companies have found its own unique voice on social media, whether it's sassy like @Wendys or outlandish like @MoonPie, but it can be difficult to keep a professional…read more
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How To: Making your tweets stand out

By Mary Osborne Everyone wants to have a Twitter account that features original content, engages followers, and gives their brand a distinct voice. But how do you actually achieve all that?  After hours spent on Twitter (strictly for research purposes, of course) I’ve identified three elements that contribute to having a dynamic Twitter presence and creating engaging content. Below are…read more
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Winning Strategy: How NBA Teams Can Successfully Leverage “NBA Twitter”

By: Tom Bridger If you're like me, you use social media to keep up with your favorite athletes, teams, and the nightly gold mine that is "NBA Twitter". The Washington Post recently summarized NBA Twitter in an incredibly apt description: "A sports bar that doesn't close, where the stars pull up a seat next to you". The phenomena that is…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