Tag Archives: Facebook

Finding a Sense of Community and Belonging Through Facebook Groups

At Super Bowl LIV last weekend, Facebook aired its first ever commercial, thrusting the spotlight on community and connection in social media through a feature known as Facebook groups. In a press release days before, representatives shared that the ad … Continue reading

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Is Facebook’s “Clear History” button history?

Last May, shortly after testifying to Congress in regards to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made an announcement on Facebook detailing the creation of a “Clear History” button. This feature was advertised to remove the association between … Continue reading

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‘No Civil Discourse, No Cooperation; Misinformation, Mistruth’

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive, spoke recently to an audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business and this was his main message.  Palihapitiya worries that social media is ripping apart society. Palihapitiya joined the Facebook team in 2007 as … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Becoming the New LinkedIn?

Maybe not quite.  But they’re certainly heading in the right direction. Just last year, Facebook provided users in the U.S. and Canada the ability to search for, and apply to jobs on their site.  Now, they’re expanding to make this … Continue reading

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Facebook’s recent ch-ch-ch-changes and what it means

With the recently announced changes to how Facebook’s algorithms will surface items on your news feed – with less posts from brands, publishers and media outlets to “prioritize posts that spark conversations and meaningful interactions between people” – the conversation … Continue reading

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With The Upcoming IPO of Snapchat, This Is Why I Will Not Be Investing.

As you may have read in my previous post The Latest Victim of Social Media Darwinism, how I talk about Vine’s lack of attention to detail that lead to an unfavorable pivot in application execution. Instagram played a huge role … Continue reading

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How Irresponsible Social Media Use Can Harm Young Adults

It has certainly been interesting growing up with the internet and social media and progressing with it. I remember a time when not having regular access to the internet was normal, and I can remember much more vividly what life … Continue reading

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Internet for All: Global Internet Solutions and their Future Impact

Around 40% of the global population has internet access (Internet Live Stats). There are obvious benefits to increasing access that extend from increasing a buying market, to providing access to micro-loans to poor populations, to providing education to the world, and … Continue reading

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Facebook vs. Snapchat: The fight for follower loyalty

Tech Insider recently posted an article about the fight between Facebook and Snapchat in order to control the social messaging market. Masquerade, an app similar to Snapchat was recently purchased by Facebook in an effort to inch their way in … Continue reading

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Examining Acts of Support through Social Media Research

With the recent terrorist acts worldwide, social media users have been taking to their accounts in order to show support for those affected, let family and friends know they are safe, and to help others locate important safety resources. Platforms … Continue reading

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