Monthly Archives: November 2013

How Google made Youtube safe from an important part of the hateful comments

Last class, Professor Mochon highlighted 2 things among others: the fact that Google don’t really now where they want to go with Google +, and that a Google+ identification was now required to comment on Youtube videos, causing discontent of … Continue reading

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The Story of Thanksgivukkah

There’s a lot of hype on social media about the phenomena of “Thanksgivukkah,” or rather Thanksgiving and Hanukkah falling on the same day. It hasn’t happened since 1888 and won’t occur for another 79,000 years because of the difference in … Continue reading

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The First Ever #selfie

In honor of the word “selfie” being the Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2013, here is a short article about the first ever #selfie on Instagram. http://mashable.com/2013/11/19/first-selfie-hashtag-instagram/ Apparently the Oxford Dictionary was deciding between “selfie” and “twerk”… I … Continue reading

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10 Biggest Social Media Fails of 2013 Here is what you should not do on social media! 

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Black Friday Meets Social Media As Sellers Seek An Edge

This article talks about how retailers are taking to social media to promote black friday specials. People will be talking about the best deals, store time openings and new products available. It talked about paid advertisements that are targeted to … Continue reading

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How to Lower Bounce Rate

Bounce rate is something we discussed a great amount in the past two weeks. It’s a key metric in measuring how successful a website really is. It’s not enough to just get someone to visit your page, you need them … Continue reading

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I think this is an amusing article discussing celebrities making viral videos. I think this is a trend that we will see continue to grow. Viral videos is an easy way for celebrities to promote themselves and their agenda. Enjoy … Continue reading

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