• Social media education should be a priority for schools

    Schools should be at the forefront of preparing children to interact with social media. Schools have a mandate to prepare children for the emotional burden social media imposes on them. Ann Longfield has been worried that pupils at the tender age of 12 usually seek out affirmations through comments...
  • Iran Shuts Down Social Media Within The Country As Crisis Deepens

    There are protestors all throughout the landscape in the country of Iran. They are making their voices heard on a variety of issues, not the least of which is their belief that it is not right that they have an authoritarian religious dictator leading the country. There have already...
  • Avanca Reviews Crowdfunding Campaign with NewsWatch TV

    This review is about our experience with NewsWatch TV and working with them during two crowdfunding campaigns.   We launched our crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to help receive funding for our Sirius B pocket PC. The goal was set at $10,000 over a 30 day period, and as we wanted...
  • Proving the Authenticity in Social Media

    Only three companies in this world can be able to keep their stories straight. They are Google, Facebook, and Twitter. These are American tech companies that thrive by mining information from their customers with most of this information being private. In fact, a good number of these users are...
  • How Social Media Can Lead to Fatigue

    While talking to USA Today technology, Marie Sullivan said that when she visited the doctor five years ago, she knew that something was not okay. Despite annual physical results been fine, a New Jersey resident known as Paramus says that she suspected that she was anemic. She even asked...
  • “The End of AIM-Instant Messaging Program”

    AIM’s instant messaging program will cease its operation in December 2017. The messaging program commenced its operations in 1997 by AOL. The vice president of communication in the company, Michel Albers, stated the main reason for the move to be the change in how people communicate currently. The current...
  • Twitter shuts down Russian accounts

    The social media site Twitter confirmed that Russian operatives used its platform to spread fake news. According to the Washington Post, Twitter shut down 201 accounts connected with the same operatives who purchased misleading ads on Facebook. The company also confirmed news site RT spent $274,100 on ads during...
  • A Lesson in How NOT to Use Social Media

    In the Digital Age, a social media mistake can haunt you for a long time. Just ask Jabari Dean, who, in 2015, targeted a mass-shooting threat at the University of Chicago in the comment section of a popular website. The then-21-year-old quickly realized he had made a big mistake...
  • New App Called Gripps Promises to Change Social Media

    The world of social media sees new apps enter the market all of the time. A recent social media startup that was built by students has just been released. This app is called Gripp and promises to offer an entirely new social app experience. Sudbury.com reports that Gripp was...