The Innovation of Loneliness: “I share, therefore I am”

Innovation of Loneliness

“I share, therefore I am.” Watch the video, The Innovation of Loneliness, from Shimi Cohen, for an illuminating explanation of our growing social networks and their effect on our daily lives. Look around you. Families out for dinner sit together, texting or tweeting. “I share, therefore I am.” When we are in class, we go […]

Why Instagram’s Advertising Strategy Works

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Instagram, the photo and video sharing app owned by Facebook, recently announced plans of expanding its advertising strategy internationally. Later this year, Instagram will bring ads to Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. The social media company, which has over 200 million active users worldwide, cited positive results from ad campaigns in the U.S. as its reasoning […]

The Next Snapchat

the next snapchat

In the world of 1.2 million apps available on the App Store, it can be hard to tell which will be the next Snapchat. Snapchat is the one app developers have been trying to catch up to, as it’s fan base is primarily millennials. What is Snapchat and why you should care? In case you don’t […]

What’s Polarizing About Brazil’s Midia NINJAs During the World Cup?

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Donatello. Snake Eyes. Scorpion. Shredder. Storm Shadow. Chuck Norris. These are just a few examples of some kick-ass ninjas. There is a new breed of ninja raising a ruckus nowadays. Who are they? What do they do? Why are they so polarizing? Brazil’s Unrest Twitter recently focused on providing users with a “World Cup Starter […]

What’s Up With All This Bragging On Social Media?

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There is an apocalyptic wave of information washing over you every second you’re online. Some of it we skim over, some of it comes in the form of humblebrags, whinebrags, sorrybrags, photobrags and cats. Lots of cats. So, why does it appear that instances of bragging on social media are increasing? Let’s take a look […]