Monthly Archives: January 2017

Social media and the political dialogue

There has been much focus on the way in which the Trump campaign utilized social media in the 2016 presidential election. It was quite evident that it had a tremendous role in the election of Donald Trump’s aka “Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading

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Lip Reading and Secret Audio Tape of Inaugural Shocks Nation

  In the war of words that preceded the election and now seeks to divide the nation after, a secret audio tape and lip reading expert have now confirmed what many who attended the Inauguration feared–the departing First Family and … Continue reading

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Are Your Social Media Accounts as Secure as @POTUS?

CNN recently reported that the President of the United States @POTUS Twitter account was vulnerable to hackers. The account hadn’t enabled security settings that require providing a phone number or email address to reset the account password. The POTUS account … Continue reading

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Did social media help Trump win the election?

Did social media help Trump win the election? Yes. Social media was used in previous elections however no presidential candidate has been able to master it as well as Trump.  While you may not agree with his policies, politics, etc. … Continue reading

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Anti-Trump Trumpism: Path to Change?

In Donald Trump’s first 10 days as President, his 22.9 million @realDonaldTrump followers have been served 65+ tweets (and still counting). It is the unadulterated, stream of consciousness voice of our President, alternatively boasting about his inauguration attendance and TV … Continue reading

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Want To Be More “Catchy”?

The extremely controversial presidential election in 2016 has finally come to an end. In spite of all unexpectedness, this election was indeed a triumph for not only Mr. Trump but also the social media. In some way, for example, Twitter may … Continue reading

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Trigger Fingers

I had to do a double-take earlier this month when I first came across former Mexican President Vincente Fox’s tweet: TRUMP, when will you understand that I am not paying for that fucken wall. Be clear with US tax payers. … Continue reading

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“Heil Twitler!”

“We need a leader, not a tweeter!” was a very popular chant at the latest protests this week.  Even I carried a sign stating, “Delete our Twitler in Chief!” It’s obvious that many of us in the opposition have a strong … Continue reading

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Trump’s “Twitter Bus” Emissions: How Sustainable Are They?

This past Friday, I was riding the bus from my internship back to University City. As it is normally a long ride, I opened my laptop and read some of the articles for this class. Not long after I got … Continue reading

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Presidential Cyberbullying

What do Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, YouTube, and Donald Trump have in common?  They have the most popular twitter profiles in all the tweetosphere.  They’ve got the most followers, active tweets, retweeted tweets and so on.  But what is … Continue reading

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