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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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You Can’t be an NBA Fan in 2019 Without Twitter

By: Amador Nazarov Woj. Shams. To most, those two words do not hold much meaning, but to NBA fans they are two names that are important and vital parts of a large and growing community called “NBA Twitter.” Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania are arguably two of the most popular NBA Reporters and work for ESPN and The Athletic, respectively. Wojnarowski is…read more
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Twitter v. Hart

By: Rylee Marron The internet will never be erased. The content that we all create whether it’s published or saved anywhere can always be found. Our old embarrassing MySpace profiles can come back to haunt us. Our selfies can show up with a fast search. But what about our public thoughts? Comedian Kevin Hart, 39, recently experienced the troubles that…read more
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What Came First… Kylie Jenner or “The Egg?”: Twitter Summary for January 15, 2019

By: Jillian Niedermeyer and Jessica Murray Tuesday’s class focused on the principles of uses and gratifications and other theories surrounding social media. Professor Kelli Matthews (@kmatthews) led a discussion about “diffusion of innovation,” important dynamics in modern social media, and properties of networked publics, among other key topics. The class discussed a wide array of examples to explain these theoretical…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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Ethics in Social Media-Application: Donald Trump

By: Samantha Nadel Feature image: Courtesy of Gage Skidmore In my opinion, there is no other individual who more clearly exemplifies the topics covered during our class discussion of ethics in social media than our president, Donald Trump. At a time where sexual misconduct is one of the most prevalent social issues facing our culture today, it is no wonder…read more
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Staying on Your (Twitter) Toes

By Kenden Blake Earlier this week in class, we talked about the importance of businesses and brands finding a consistent frequency for posting content, but it can be just as important for these players to stay close to the conversation and react when necessary. During sporting events that garner a global audience like the Super Bowl, the Olympics, or the…read more
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The Influencers Shadow

Kurtis Cooper- Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today. That's right, woodchuck-chuckers it's... GROUNDHOG DAY! It's Punxsutawney Phil’s big day, the day we wait for all year to hear if the little marmot has seen his shadow. A shadow, something we definitely take for granted day after day. We forget that…read more
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Influencers Impact

On Monday, January 29th our Strategic Social Media class began discussing the importance of influencers. Kelli Matthews began with asking our class to name some influencers that we personally follow. A few favorites mentioned on Twitter include DJ Khaled (@djkhaled), Rafael Casal (@RafaelCasal), and peers. Bailey Athan (@baileyathan) raised an interesting question with her Twitter poll “Which platform do you…read more