• Is Facebook Losing Its Cool Factor?

    Facebook is one of the chatty god’s of social media. There are billions of users and almost that many advertisers. Instead of keeping customers happy, Facebook is trying to keep advertisers happy. And that strategy is beginning to deteriorate. Princeton researchers think Facebook will come to a fast end...
  • Digital Literacy: Students, Professors, And Why They’re Intertwined

    Social media is no longer a small affair tended to by youthful users on the cutting edge of technology. Students and professors alike all exist in the same technological bubble in which a generation and education gap has been bridged like never before. While ensuring students maintain a proper...
  • Jobseekers Need to Scrub Social Media Pages

    Social media can be a huge asset to those looking to raise their profile. Free social media platforms allow people to get their names and skills out there into the public realm. Anyone who wishes to become known should find the free platform of a social media network to...
  • Bumble BFF and Whitney Wolfe

    Bumble BFF and Whitney Wolfe Want to Be Your Best Friend

    Dating can be a drag. Who has time to hit the club or bar, and are you going to find your type at those places anyway? Even if you do land a date, are you going to like them? Is it going to lead to a long-term commitment? How...
  • Chris Dailey Warns of Bad Behavior on Social Media

    Chris Dailey, the University of Connecticut women’s associate head basketball has made some poignant and sharp comments about social media. Dailey’s comments were a spin on the old saying “You only have one chance to make a first impression.” With social media posts, a person creates a personal impression...
  • The Need to Show a Little More Humanity on Social Media

    Some people can be just downright cruel from time to time. This obvious statement is all the more true when it comes to posting and commenting on things that might be found online, especially on social media. After all, cyberbullying has posed a serious problem for children and adolescents...
  • Twitter: From Courtroom To Mainstream Media

    “Using Twitter transformed my reporting as a member of the BBC team covering the Stephen Lawrence murder trial. It has its pitfalls. But I believe it has great potential,” Philippa Thomas wrote. The 140-character limit is a tough challenge for every journalist including Philippa Thomas. Nonetheless, she is now able to post news-related...
  • Do we listen to advice, or follow brands when we buy? [Infographic]

    This is the year of Social Commerce, as quoted by Zuckerberg “If I had to guess, social commerce is the next area to really blow up,”. Square.my and SocialShout! are the new startup companies from the region trying to jump into this market and both still in test period. Among...
  • Startup: Hearsay Social raised $18 million in funding

    San Francisco-based Hearsay Social, a corporate social media management platform has just raised $18 million in Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates. Hearsay Social is developed with the idea of creating and utilizing social media as brand engagement, as well as keeping corporations and employees out...