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World Figures on Social Media: Pope Francis

Social Media capturing world figures and world events for the general public – instantly. This weekend, Pope Francis knelt down to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders in effort to encourage peace in the country. The video went … Continue reading

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The Rise of Enterprise Social Media

Social media in the workplace – connecting people in the new technological age. I recently transitioned my team of 4 onto Slack. It was not an easy decision and I weighed the pros and cons of introducing this system to … Continue reading

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WOW! Collapse leaves passengers stranded

The budget airline WOW has announced on March 27, 2019 that it has ceased operations. What WOW failed to do was have a transition plan. They were quite serious when they ended their operation abruptly. This meant that all WOW … Continue reading

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The World of Online Shopping: Social Media Taps Market

Online Shopping is the new ‘norm’. Apple recently announced their Apple Credit Card to the world. It has been designed to be all electronic – meaning that it will work with Apply Pay and be stored in your Apple Wallet … Continue reading

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Viral Trends: The Pineapple Peeling Method

Pineapples. This past week on social media, videos on how to peel a pineapple went viral. I was at a family party and we watched a friend attempt to “peel” a pineapple. Debates on peeling vs. cutting and methods erupted … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: Highlighting Equality in the Workplace

What is International Women’s Day? I spent the last week in Israel leading a group of 15 MBA/MA students around the country learning about Israeli culture and water innovation. I discovered that it was International Women’s Day from our local … Continue reading

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The Mashup: Oscars without a host

What happens when the Oscars forego a host? No, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey did not host the 2019 Oscars. They did, however, open the 2019 Oscars with a light and funny run-through of all of the nominees for the … Continue reading

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Solidarity on Social Media: Giving voice to those otherwise voiceless

“If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.” – Malcolm X A Walk to Remember was an iconic movie for Mandy Moore. It was the first time many saw her act and sing onscreen. … Continue reading

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The Age of On-Demand: The Grammy’s Live Updates taking over Traditional TV

Do you subscribe to Netflix or Amazon Prime? Have you opt out of cable in favor of Hulu? Do you watch ABC or NBC through an app? If you have found yourself on your laptop following updates of the Grammy … Continue reading

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Topless at the Super Bowl: Controversy to Conversation

Social Media makes it hard to forget. It’s bad enough that Janet Jackson’s infamous “nip-slip” was recorded and aired on national television. It’s even worse when 15 years later, memes and images are blasting through social media. During and after … Continue reading

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