Want your content to go viral? Start by being famous
February 21, 2017
Everyone wants their content to go viral. Marketers, advertisers, companies, the media, and everyone on social media want to have their own Ice Bucket Challenge moment. We are all looking for that tweet or video that receives millions of shares and takes on a life of its own making the post, and in turn the creator, instantly recognized and their words important. (more…)
Teaching Aid for Educators on “Fake News” and Alternative Facts
January 29, 2017
One of the big stories to come out of the 2016 Presidential Election was the much discussed issue of “fake news.” Since the election, the discussion has grown to include the difference between facts and alternative facts.
But what is fake news? And how can we help students recognize it when they see it? (more…)
Social Media and Terror
July 15, 2016
The July 14th, 2015 terrorist attack in Nice, France on Bastille Day was yet another sad reminder of the dangerous world in which we live. Terrorism has become all too common in too many places around the world. Terrorism is a global scourge that our politicians, world leaders, militaries and law enforcement struggle to combat. (more…)
Britney Spears has her own video game?
May 23, 2016
You didn’t read that headline wrong: Britney Spears has her own video game. According to Billboard, on May 18, 2016, Britney Spears released her first mobile video game with Britney Spears: American Dream. According to the Billboard story, in the game, players create their very own pop stars and “bring them up from performing local gigs to climbing the ladder of success with all the business’ glitz and glamour.” The article continues that game challenges include recording hit singles, designing album art, and performing. (more…)
Social Media made me a Game of Thrones Fan
May 2, 2016
Games of Thrones, or #GOT, is the best show on television, and I am not the only one who believes it. (more…)