Monthly Archives: February 2017

#fitfam

It may be crazy to believe, but there is a direct correlation between a person’s social media attitude and their weight loss goals. According to Georgia Tech’s Communications Manager, Ben Snedeker, researchers have proven that dieting success or failure can be predicted … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Prize–What Your Fovea Say About Your Engagement

Software that tracks a viewer’s habits through a monitor attached to the TV offered by TVision Insights. Gladwell traced eye focus back to Sesame Street’s use of the Distractor that measured “stickiness” to the pre-schoolers watching the show in his book, … Continue reading

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IBM Watson Tone Analyzer

We have all known a little bit about the answering machine–IBM Watson, through the game show Jeopardy! several years ago. As we were amazed, IBM Watson has been providing help in various areas, including medical research. As a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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Top Social Media Moments of Oscars ’17

E News Taraji P. Henson is all of us when free food appears out of nowhere RETWEETS 2,200 LIKES 3,900 Jay Holz I really just can’t breathe RETWEETS 466 LIKES 761 Jaime Woodham GOSLING: I saved Jazz music RETWEETS 5,968 … Continue reading

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Here Comes Everybody (Who Hates You)–Boycotts in the Trump Era

            Nicole Morgenthau was lucky. She thwarted a Trump backer who                           threatened to boycott her small knitting studio in Leesburg, VA. Clay Shirky … Continue reading

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Facebook Live for the Virtual Organization

Remember Chewbacca Mom? In May of 2016 Candace Payne took to Facebook from the driver’s seat of her car to live broadcast her excitement about a mask of Star War’s Chewbacca she had just bought. Between uncontrollable bursts of laughter … Continue reading

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Emotions Are So, Like, Whatever 🙃

While I was reading some of Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point this morning, I continuously tried to connect what I was reading to how it relates to “social” media.  Gladwell talks about the specialized human trait some people posses that … Continue reading

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