Tag Archives: social media

Oh My God, I Think I Like Twitter

There was a time, lets call it September, when I thought Twitter was stupid. Signing up for Twitter seemed like opting into a spam email service. Why would I ask for people to send me all of that junk? But … Continue reading

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dot.Rory: Morality and the web

This is article raises questions on what the responsibilities of web companies should be regarding the content they provide to users. As everyone in our Social Media Marketing class at Rady has learned, a lot of work goes into determining … Continue reading

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Weak Links and Social Activism on Social Networks

Last Wednesday in my Social Media Marketing class we talked about social structure and the concept of weak vs strong ties between people. The general consensus is that social networking sites are in the vast majority weak ties between people. … Continue reading

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BBC News On Corporate Use Of Social Media

BBC News wrote an article yesterday about how a few companies are using and watching social media. The article uses the classic example of “United Breaks Guitars” to show the dangers of mistreating your customers in the age of YouTube … Continue reading

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Socializing and Marketing in Second Life

This quarter, in business school, I’m taking a class in social media marketing and the topic of virtual worlds and Second Life in particular was brought up. A lot of people were understandably perplexed by the appeal of the game … Continue reading

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