Have You Prepared Your “Social Media Will”?

By: Malina Andre

Does social media control your life? Are you so obsessed with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media that you wish you could take it with you to the grave? Well now with a Social Media Will you can indirectly do just that. Yup, that’s right a “social media will” actually exists.

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1 year ago
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Social TV Gets Serious With @GetGlue

By: Jenn Inzetta

Every night social media users sit down to watch television. But they are not watching it passively. They are watching it actively, commenting on their favorite parts, tweeting their thoughts, and discussing the details with friends and followers.

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2 years ago
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"Pin it to Win it": The Benefits of Pinterest Contests

By: Lindsey Mills


Two things that everyone loves: Pinterest and Contests! It’s only best that the two be combined for what many companies promote as “Pin it to Win it”.  Not only are pinterest contests fun, but they are also beneficial for pinners, and companies.  Pinners are able to express their interests while entering for a chance to win great prizes.  Also, companies are able to drive traffic and create buzz around their products while keeping fans and costumers happy. 

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2 years ago
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Thanks for Nothing, NRA

by: Michael Fleizach                                                                                                                   

10 days after the horrific events in Aurora, Colorado…                                                 

  • There is a thorough account of the attack on Wikipedia.
  • Hans Zimmer, composer for The Dark Knight Rises, has recorded an original piece entitled “Aurora” and released it on iTunes.  100% of the proceeds will benefit the victims.
  • The director and cast of The Dark Knight Rises have released heartfelt statements.  Christian Bale even paid a visit to Aurora and the memorial site.
  • The perpetrator has been psychoanalyzed and formally charged.
  • The NRA hasn’t said anything.

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2 years ago
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Social Media and the LGBT Rights Movement

By: Christina Sirabella

The struggle for LGBT rights is the Civil Rights Movement of our era—at least in some ways. Obviously, race and sexual orientation are traits that present themselves in different ways and on different levels, but the movements and their goals are undeniably similar. They both aim to gain rights, privileges, and protections that are not available to a certain group of people and essentially seek to eradicate discrimination that is centered on hate, bias, and intolerance.

Long gone are the days when the American Psychiatric Association classified homosexuality as a mental disorder, but subjugation and oppression—not to mention the lack of legal support and protection for members of the LGBT community in a vast majority of the states—still stand strong. Fortunately, though, a few things have changed in the 60 or so years since the Civil Rights Movement. Technological advancements make today’s movement for LGBT rights futuristic in comparison to those before it, and society’s rapidly evolving views have allowed the effort to move faster than a girl untagging herself from a bad picture. There are still a number of battles to be fought, but the movement has made unbelievable strides in the past decade and social media has exponentially sped up the process. Here’s how:

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2 years ago
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Instagram, It’s More Than Just Sharing Images of Food

By: Ronald King

If you’re not familiar with Instagram, shame on you. To inform the unaware, here’s a tidbit of background—-Instagram is a photo sharing mobile application that allows users to digitally filter photos and share with other social networking sites like FacebookTwitter and Tumblr

Instagram allows users to dabble with the right, creative side of the brain and produce the art he or she may not have thought was possible.

One can simply take a subpar photo of a soda can on an office desk, play with a couple of filters and voilà, your followers go gaga over it.

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Since the introduction of Instagram in October 2010, this application has evolved to become a personal brand building agent. On that note, there is so much potential for brands with creating an account on Instagram, one mainly being that it provides an in-depth understanding of the brand image (no pun intended). After all, a picture is worth a thousand words

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2 years ago
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Post Grad Social Media Tips

By: Emma Pressman

In the two months since I graduated college, I have spent countless hours on social media sites. Sure, the majority of that is due to my being a Buzz Builder at Likeable, however, after-work hours are also spent on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, during which I am keeping in touch with my friends from school. Here are a few tips that are useful for post-grads using social media.

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2 years ago
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#LikeableLocal
From New York: Jen, Rachel, Ron, Taylor, Todd, and Lindsay

#LikeableLocal

From New York: Jen, Rachel, Ron, Taylor, Todd, and Lindsay

2 years ago
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The #DreamTeam!
From New York: Anna, Laura and Marcela

The #DreamTeam!

From New York: Anna, Laura and Marcela

2 years ago
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Logiteam aka Team #Sass!
From Boston: Sofia, Gabrielle, Jonathan, Ben, and Karina

Logiteam aka Team #Sass!

From Boston: Sofia, Gabrielle, Jonathan, Ben, and Karina

2 years ago
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