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Profile of a Twitter User

Twitter is fast becoming the source of peoples everyday “news” source. But there are many different breeds of your typical Tweeter. From the business-minded to the casual reader, the gossip gal, etc. Well here is a nifty graphic that showcases a few of the more popular. [click image to view full-size]

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How Social Media Affects College Admissions

Getting into your preferred college has always been nerve racking, but now-a-days with all the information about you posted online, some colleges are making the process even more frightening. Do you wonder if they’re looking at your Facebook or Twitter? Maybe posting those pictures from Halloween last year wasn’t such a good idea. Check out […]

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Terror Alert System Coming To Twitter & Facebook

The government will soon be implementing a new tool in it’s effort to inform the public of possible terrorist actions. The system that was designed after 9/11 will be shelved for a more modern one using the likes of Twitter and Facebook. The new system, which will roll out April 28th, will have only two […]

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The Speed & Accuracy Of Our News

With the popularity of Twitter and Facebook and with their constant stream of information, it’s only natural that a lot of use get our “breaking news” from such sites. A message can spread on Twitter faster than CNN can get the story, write it and post it. This happened recently with Wyclef Jean (of the […]

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#HappyBirthday #5 @Twitter

On the first official day of spring we have more to celebrate than wonderful weather. We can also celebrate the 5th birthday of our beloved Twitter. The first tweet was posted by co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006 with the message “inviting coworkers”. Now the ever growing and popular 140-character messaging service has well over […]

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Clever Girl

There has been a lot of debate about location awareness on social media sites. On one hand it’s nice to let your friends know where you are and when you’re out and about town. But on the other hand, it gives other people knowledge of that as well. It also informs people where you’re not, […]

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What To Do In An Emergency

I thought this was pretty funny. Not only because it’s amusing but because it’s pretty accurate. Seems like you can find things quicker on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter faster than the emergency patrol can respond. How do you feel, do you think this is true?    

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Revolution Tools 2011

This is a great sign that communicates the importance of social media in today’s time. Not only was Egypt able to overthrow their oppressive government without (much) violence…but with the aid of such sites like Twitter and Facebook they were able to get the word out about the revolution and coordinate their plans.

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The History of Social Networking

From the very first email all the way to current day, it’s interesting to see the evolution of social networks and their importance in our lives. Now more than ever the use of the internet affects how we go about our day. Is there ever a single day when you don’t use some form of […]

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Twitter140: They Drew a Cartoon of Me

My trip to New York City to speak at the Twitter140 Conference in June, 2009 was one of the most fun experiences I have had in my years of working in social media. I had recently started my job at Village Voice Media at the time, and was sent to represent the company in the […]

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