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Social Media #Sandy

After weathering the storm, I have two reactions to Hurricane Sandy’s coverage on social media platforms. While I could easily bring up the numerous fake photos flying around Facebook, or Con Edison’s Twitter campaign and proactive online reputation management, AirBnB’s public relations statement helping evacuees, or even Google’s dynamic crisis map, instead I will mention […]

The Speed of Social Media Communities

Perhaps my favorite social media community can be solely accessed via an app on my smartphone. It is a purely functional platform, and despite the fact that you can connect the service to other social media sites, it is essentially an anti-social social media. Unlike traditional social media outlets, personal information is never relayed from […]

AT&T’s Social Media Success

AT&T… Those of us with smartphones, especially anyone who’s had an iPhone for a while, is familiar with the telecommunications carrier. Are they the best service provider in the world? Probably not. Do they make up for it with their customer service department? Definitely. Over the last few years, AT&T has developed one of the […]

How to Ride the Viral Bus

So we hear about viral videos campaigns all the time. They pop up every time we log into our Facebook accounts, every time we fire up our Twitter stream, even when we check our email. But why do some videos end up sent to you, while others get lost in virtual space, disappearing into a […]

Blog No. One: How the rise of digital communications and social media has changed the way we communicate?

How the rise of digital communications and social media has changed the way we communicate? (http://www.shebytes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/information-overload-on-the-internet-5-23-121.jpg) I have the attention span of a squirrel. Or at least that’s what I seem to observe in myself the second my fingers hit a keyboard, touch-screen pad, whatever. Facebook friends informing me about their “best breakfst ev3r! ❤ […]

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