Category Archives: Social Change

Connecting the Unconnected

Michael Saylor’s interview with Charlie Rose during class shared with us that billions of people are now using mobile phones, and in fact, 80% of the world’s global, literate population have them. However, according to the World Economic Forum, more … Continue reading

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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards: Your Age is Showing

The Grammy Awards is currently experiencing a big existential crisis with their consistent decline in viewership over the past few years, especially, among viewers aged 18-49. Although, the awards show did manage to at least maintain the same average rating as last year’s show … Continue reading

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And the Real Winner is…

T-Mobile.   Airbnb.   According to Merkle’s 2017 Digital Bowl Report, T-Mobile grabbed top spot for most effective Super Bowl ad campaigns across digital channels including social media, paid search, SEO, and digital media/display. Merkle, a global performance marketing agency, … 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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How China Changes Internet

I guess I was wrong to jump into the conclusion that China killed Chinese Facebook(Ren ren) , and is messing up with the social network apps adapted from the western world. After watching this short video in New York Times, … Continue reading

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Will BOTs Change Customer Service?

Last week Facebook made a major announcement.  They informed the world that they are getting into the bot business by unveiling a bot platform into Messenger.  This is just a few weeks after Microsoft unveiled bots into Skype.  Up until … Continue reading

Posted in algorithms, Apps, bots, communication, Customer Service, Education, Facebook, machine learning, Microsoft, Social Change, Social Media, Strategy, technology, Twitter | Leave a comment

#BlackLivesMatter

Oscar Grant, 22, Oakland, CA, January 2009 Trayvon Martin, 17, Sanford FL, February 2012 Eric Garner, 43, Staten Island, NY, July 2014 Mike Brown, 18, Ferguson, MO, August 2014 John Crawford, 22, Beavercreek, OH, August 2014 Freddie Gray, 25, Baltimore, … Continue reading

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