Category Archives: Fun

Warning: This social media story will tug on your heartstrings

A 10 year old girl from Minnesota asked her mother for a “big girl” party this year…meaning she wanted friends to come. Her mom sent invitations to her classmates, and did not receive a single “yes”. 10 year old Mackenzie … Continue reading

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Mentor or Bully — Who’s Your Coach?

Is this your image of a coach? Be honest, with March Madness in full swing, while billions of dollars are poured through our economy through a series of college basketball games, there are many that see problems with this infatuation. … Continue reading

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IFTTT

If This Then That! Recipes to make the internet work for you! Continue reading

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How “Real” are your Facebook Friends?

Have you ever stopped to think about how real your Facebook friendships are? An article in “The Atlantic” sets out to answer that question. Real life friendships are considered a monumental and transitive event, but Facebook has recreated the experience of … Continue reading

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Give Snapchat a Second Chance

I know that Snapchat has the reputation of serving as a means for teenagers to send inappropriate pictures without consequences. It was no surprise to me that during our first class, many people rolled their eyes when it was mentioned. … Continue reading

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I Heart Emoji

As a parent of a tween with her first 📱, I was 😟 that too much texting would become problematic. I was also 😰 that cyber bullies or worse, 👦👦👦 might invade my little 👧’s life. So naturally, the only … Continue reading

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Google Glass Improving Live Event Experience

During tonight’s highly anticipated NBA matchup between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, Pacers Sports & Entertainment introduced Google Glass as a new element of the in-game experience. The wearable technology enables fans at Bankers … Continue reading

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Don’t You Forget About Me, Social Media Has Not.

My day started just like any ordinary 29 year olds, shower, breakfast, coffee and my daily Facebook fix.   During my scroll through the home page loaded with baby pictures, Buzzfeed Lists, and the endless post from the drama kings and … Continue reading

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Frito-Lay Company says “Do us a Flavor”

Relating to what we spoke about in class last week and the social media efforts of Coco- Cola Journey, I found another interesting campaign from the Frito Lay Corporation named “Do us a Flavor.”   Frito Lay partnered up with Facebook … Continue reading

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All-Star Worthy Interactive Experience

All-Star Weekend, the NBA’s 63rd annual mid-season fiesta, took place this past Friday to Sunday in New Orleans. The 2014 All Star Game happened to be the first one in 30 years for which the game ball did not bear … Continue reading

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