Browsing All posts tagged under »Twitter«

Google+ Growing

July 12, 2011


Mashable just reported that Google+ will be reaching 10 million users shortly and in the past 32 to 34 hours there have been 2.2 million people who have joined. No other social network has seen that growth. It’s important to note that these numbers are coming in from a third party source, Google has not […]

The Twitterverse is Infinite.

July 6, 2011


Twitter is a microblogging site that I have been engaging with for the past year. And, I’ve constantly received flack from my husband (and some friends). They haven’t directly called me out for being egotistical but that’s their constant reasoning about Twitter, only celebrities Tweet and therefore why would an every day Joe Schmo Tweet, […]

Social Media to the Rescue! So long @WhiteyBulger.

June 23, 2011


Having lived in Boston (& currently living in Somerville) and having family that has long been from the area, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to mention that emerging media helped to bring down James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger. He was the notorious leader of the Winter Hill Gang (a group of criminals located in Somerville). […]

Wiener & the Workplace

June 16, 2011


Today’s resignation from Anthony Weiner has me wondering and worried about the relationship of social media and the work place.  With so much of our lives online these days (LinkedIn, Four Square, Facebook, Twitter Etc.) it’s hard to hide.  Or maybe I shouldn’t say hide, because that would assume you are guilty of something. Let […]

The Uprising of New Media

May 17, 2011


Welcome to my blog on emerging media. I am a graduate student in the Integrated Marketing Communication program at West Virginia University. My professional background is in resource development in higher education and hospitality marketing. The purpose of this blog is to provide insight around emerging media trends and how it influences our decisions and […]