This, Not That – Part 10

April 24, 2018

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Online Bullying – Don’t Do It I thought we were finally at a place in society where we wouldn’t have to be told how utterly ridiculous being an online bully is…but obviously I was wrong.  Rule 1) Don’t be a jerk.  Seriously, it’s that simple. There is no catch, just be a good person. If […]

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This, Not That – Part 9

April 17, 2018

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Activism in a Digital Age Social activism is no new concept. From the sit-ins of the Civil Rights Era, to the Million Man March many years ago, activism has been a consistent part of the American way of life for quite some time.  But the advent of social media, while sometimes crass and vulgar, as been […]

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This, Not That – Part 8

March 29, 2018

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Mistakes: We All Make Them… But that doesn’t mean they can’t be fixed and/or forgiven. The digital world that most of us inhabit is one where it is so very easy to post comments in the heat of the moment and say things that may not always be an accurate representation of who we are […]

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This, Not That – Part 7

March 23, 2018

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Developing Your Network  Online vs. Offline The interactions we are a part of, both online and offline, are not only integral to established relationships we are currently in, but they are so very imporant to those relationships we are trying to build and foster.  As much as I loathe idea of networking, (I’m very much an introvert […]

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This, Not That – Part 6

March 2, 2018

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Building an audience with… Creating content may be the life-blood of one’s social media presence, but the soul of it all is ENGAGING IN ONLINE CONVERSATIONS. Twitter has become one of the most popular social media platforms to ever exist, and with it, one of the most engaging forms of online activity:  (That picture is supposed […]

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This, Not That – Part 5

February 23, 2018

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The Importance of Privacy Protect Yourself. We have all heard the cautionary tales regarding online privacy. Plain and simple, it all comes down to one main idea, which is stated best by Erik Qualman, in his book, What Happens on Campus Stays on YouTube: Do not assume that someone else is looking out for your digital privacy. […]

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This, Not That – Part 4

February 16, 2018

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Content, Content, Content…. Creating content is something that is equal parts creativity, technical know-how, luck and spontaneous inspiration.  Whether you are typing just a few lines to update your Facebook status, or are a veteran of the often times frustrating Adobe Suite (I’m looking at you Photoshop!), you are creating content!  It may not be pretty and it […]

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