According to Statista, Social media is now a major influence in the production of journalism. This year, more than 80 percent of journalists have used social media sites such as Facebook to help with the promotion and publication of their content. Two examples of this statistic are Vice and the Washington Post. In this article, I… Continue reading Journalism: Traditional vs Cutting-Edge
According to an article on Entrepreneur, ninety percent of executive recruiters confess to doing online research of potential applicants. In modern times, your reputation now carries over to an abstract world of data called the internet. Self-branding has now become much easier for everybody, given that they have access to the internet. Successful self-branding on the internet… Continue reading Self-Branding in the World of Computer Science
An article titled, “By the Numbers: 33 Amazing Twitch Stats,” claims that there are approximately 2.1 million broadcasters on Twitch. This large figure doesn’t even reflect the amount of users as it doesn’t count the amount of viewers. Within 5 years of its creation, Twitch has become one of the biggest media outlets… Continue reading Everybody’s a Star on Twitch
According to ID Analytics, a fraud-fighting firm, the top 10-20% of people who shared the most about themselves on social media were four times more likely to experience fraud than those who shared the least information about themselves. TIME magazine’s article, “Social Media Is Making You More Vulnerable to Fraud,” explains the potential danger of experiencing fraud… Continue reading New Media and Fraud
According to the recent survey, “Threats to belonging on Facebook: lurking and ostracism,” the participants who were unable to share information across Facebook were exhibiting much lower levels of belonging and existentialism. In order to fully understand the effects of Facebook on culture, it is important that we understand Facebook itself. In this blog, I will be… Continue reading Facebook: A mean of connection or isolation?