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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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Hi. My name is Nick and I have a Twitter problem.

It’s my final blog post so I figured instead of reporting on outside social media, I would do a bit of self-reflection on social media and how my relationship with it has developed over the course of this class… Before … Continue reading

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Slacking on the Job

This weekend kicked off the 2019 NBA Playoffs and it was a not a good start for the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers lost game 1 to the Brooklyn Nets 111-102. Besides the upsetting loss, most of the chatter on social … Continue reading

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AOC Logs Off

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has become a household name in this country at the ripe age of 29. Largely due to her un-apologetically progressive platform, willingness to take a public stance on any issue, impassioned congressional speeches, and … Continue reading

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A personal experience: 40 days without social media

As you all may or may not have know, I decided to give up social media for Lent this year. This was mildly challenging since I am taking a course in social media (great planning, Jul!). But that was just … Continue reading

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Instagram makes online shopping that much easier.

A large part of today’s social media users have seen the upward trend of advertising, buying and selling clothes on different sites. I have friends who tag the companies they are wearing in their posts, and I also see tons … Continue reading

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Get your news on Facebook! No really, the actual news.

Earlier this semester, we all learned where Americans get their daily news. Sites like Twitter and Facebook are the “go-tos” for tons of people to get their news everyday. We also know how dangerous that can be. Recent news says … Continue reading

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