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New Stuff Tuesday — August 29, 2017

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest By Zeynep Tufekci HM742 .T84 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Zeynep Tufekci, a information scientist and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about 21st-century protests and social media technology in … Continue reading

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Using social media for social good

Luvvie Ajayi will talk about “Using social media for social good” at 7pm on Mon., Feb. 27, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series! Ajayi is a writer, speaker and digital strategist, which, according to … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 29, 2014

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by danah boyd HQ799.2.I5 B68 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Chill out. That is the message danah boyd wants to give to parents, teachers and other adults concerning teens’ use of social … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 17, 2014

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of a Creative Mind HM743.T95 S76 2013 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, recently released a book that outlines his business philosophy and the path that he took to … Continue reading

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T3: Social Media and Your Digital Life

One of the ways most people end up sharing aspects of their life online is through the use of social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. This post assumes that you already know the basics of using your … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 6

Social Media is Bullshit: by BJ Mendelson HM742 .M4596 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I found myself watching TV this weekend, a rare occurrence for someone that doesn’t have cable. Since it was late, Saturday Night Live was on, and … Continue reading

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Digital Age Data

Interested in data about how many people in the U.S. are online and what they are doing there? Are they using broadband? Are they using mobile technology? Wondering about how smartphone users are using their phones? Who is using social … Continue reading

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Media Arts and Game Development Expo April 16

The Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) Expo will take place on Mon., Apr. 16, in the University Center. April 16th is also Foursquare Day (4sqDay), a social media holiday, so everyone is encouraged to check in at as many … Continue reading

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Pinterest

Are you using Pinterest? I recently saw something about it in a job candidate’s application, and then I had a brief discussion about it with some students and faculty. And now I see that the Warhawk Social Media group will … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 11

Social Media ROI Managing and Measuring Social Media Efforts in Your Organization Olivier Blanchard HM742 .B53 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Social media has been embraced by pretty much everyone in some form or another [whether they actively participate is … Continue reading

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