#MeToo: An Analysis Of Social Advocacy Movements On Twitter

I can't believe this semester flew by so quickly! But here we are in the beginning of December submitting our final papers. Where does the time go? I've thoroughly enjoyed this course and getting to know each of you in class. Thanks for everything, Dr Royal! As you'll see in my video, I decided to …

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Augmented Reality In Business

Though I spend more time working on the internet than doing pretty much anything else, it's near impossible to keep up with all of the latest advances in technology. I never fail to be surprised by the capabilities of the newest device or platform. This week, I came across an article on Forbes that discussed …

The Future Has Arrived: Developing Trends And Issues In The Digital World

Throughout the semester, this course has introduced us not only the history of the internet and digital innovation, but also a variety of emerging digital trends and the ways in which they impact our society. One issue we discussed was the lack of diversity within the tech industry. The internet was founded by white males …

How The Web Continues To Change The Future Of Business

Coined in 2004 by Wired's Editor-in-Chief, Chris Anderson, the term "long tail" refers to the business concept that low-demand products have the potential to make up a market share that can surpass current best-sellers if they have a large enough distribution channel. So, what does this really mean? Essentially, Anderson believed that a significant profit could …

Product Management’s Seat In The Modern Newsroom

Like many aspects of the digital world, the role of product management is constantly evolving and broadening. As Dr. Royal mentioned in one of her videos, product management began in consumer marketing and focused primarily on sales, promotions, and distributions. It comes as no surprise though, that PM was forced to find its place among …

Women Who Code: A Step In The Right Direction

Last week, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication hosted its annual event Mass Comm Week, which allowed students to interact with professionals from various sectors in the communications industry. One of the panels I found most intriguing was the Women Who Code panel which featured five female tech industry professionals including; Kimberly Cook (Zenoss), …

Let’s Just Google It

Founded in 1998, the world's largest and most powerful search engine, Google, will turn 20 next year. It's hard to imagine what life would be like without this invaluable tool we take for granted every day. Can't remember the date of an important event? Google it! Want to know how tall the Eiffel Tower stands? …