Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Revolution of Hashtaging

It is without a doubt that that social media is an innovation of the Internet and a forefront of the World Wide Web. Social media has been an avenue for information sharing and a port for connectivity for individuals no … Continue reading

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Has Apple crossed the line?

When does national security trump privacy and personal security? Are Apple’s concerns for their customers or for their own proprietary marketing trade secrets? Apple has ridden an incredible wave of innovation and success largely doing the opposite of what Steven … Continue reading

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Why the 2016 Presidential Candidates Should Embrace Social Media

Social media at its simplest definition allows anyone to connect with each other through online communication. Because it can be accessed anywhere there is Internet, social media is often credited with giving a voice to those who feel unheard. This … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Making Us Less Social?

You used to walk to the streets of New York City and find people with their heads in the clouds- now you walk the streets of New York City and find people with their heads down and eye’s glued to … Continue reading

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Run to your local coffeeshop—and shout

Picture this: you’re tired of the four walls of your home, but have a huge deadline to conquer. Or, better yet, you wish you had a deadline to conquer and are on the job hunt. Where do you go when … Continue reading

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FERPA and the Use of Emerging Media in the Classroom

Slide Image Courtesy of Benjamin Howard I revamped my biotech course making it literature-based using Pointing From the Grave and Genentech. As I read these books, I kept recalling Where Good Ideas Come From, a book assigned by @elliotkingphd. Since … Continue reading

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National Friends Day …and what it means to create a movement on social media

We’ve all heard it from the naysayers around this time of year: Valentine’s Day is just a silly holiday Hallmark made to increase consumerism. True? I’m not so sure about that (neither is history.com). But today, I logged onto my … Continue reading

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