All posts tagged "social media"

  • Facebook Politics: How social media affect constituencies and the upcoming election

    By Michelle Eigenheer– The Internet filled up with gifs and memes of presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Oct. 16, 2012 after the former Massachusetts governor told viewers that he’d made an effort as governor to hire more...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • New jury rules ban Twitter and Facebook

    By Ryan Considine– The use of social media devices, such as Facebook and Twitter, has proven to be problematic to the justice system. On August 21, a new set of jury instructions was issued in a Federal...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • Facebook launches program to bring campus into social networking

    By Michelle Eigenheer– In a throwback to its roots, Facebook is creating an exclusive program that will bring college campuses into the virtual world. This application, Groups for Schools, allows current university students and professors with .edu...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • Employers ask job seekers for login information, evokes backlash

    By Michelle Eigenheer– With the rise of social media has come a warning to the working public – be wary of what you put online. Numerous companies have begun to judge their prospective employees by what they...

    • Posted April 10, 2012
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  • Site piques student Pinterest

    By Josephine Lee– Go up to any girl on campus, ask her what Pinterest is and nine times out of ten, she’ll know what you’re talking about. Pinterest.com, which has grown exponentially in popularity in recent months,...

    • Posted January 31, 2012
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  • For like or money? Social media outweighs salary for some job-seeking college grads

    By Caitlyn Crenshaw– An international study published by Cisco states that some recent college graduates are influenced more by the use of social media in the workplace over salary when considering their future job choice. The 2011...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • Stop Online Piracy Act could stop online expression

    By Kassie Roberts– Tumblr users got a big shock when they logged on to their profiles and saw that every single post was censored. The only indication of what was going on was a line across the...

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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