Social Media: A Fatal Distraction

Jun 30, 2012, 1:34 PM

​It’s normal for many of us to have numerous emails a day that we need to check constantly, especially if we work in an office or for a business that requires us to be glued to our Gmail or Yahoo accounts 40 hours or more a week. But, how many of us are…

Pictures Trump Words in Our Visual Society

Jun 28, 2012, 1:24 PM

​A picture is worth a thousand words and so much more. Our society has grown to be such a visual culture that photo sharing has become our way of communicating. Camera phones have made capturing unexpected memories easier over the years but now we have a…

New 3D Mapping Technology Comes at a Price: Your Privacy

Jun 26, 2012, 3:00 PM

​Imagine laying out in the privacy of your own backyard while airplanes are overhead, secretly filming you. Well, no need to imagine. Google and Apple have employed “hi-tech mapping airplanes” fashioned with military-grade cameras to produce aerial images…

Protecting Your Brand and Online Rep

Jun 26, 2012, 1:00 PM

​These days, anything can be searched and posted on the Internet, whether true or not. In order for your brand to survive in the digital world, you need to make sure you safeguard it from any untrue stories or even information that you don’t want leaked…

The NBA Revolutionizing Sports and Social Media

Jun 25, 2012, 1:00 PM

​As we all know social media sites have become extremely popular over the past few years and the impact from these sites is being felt in many different industries. Since the emergence of social media sites the world has really changed. Everywhere you go…

Social Media Saves a Friendship

Jun 23, 2012, 1:00 PM

​If someone had told me that when I met my best friend in 8th grade, we would one day have a friendship based on the internet, I would have believed them just as much as I didn’t want to believe her when she told me at the end of junior year that she would…

You’ll Never Have Another: Why I’ll Have Another is a Once in a Lifetime Occurrence

Jun 22, 2012, 1:00 PM

​With the close of the Belmont Stakes this past weekend, there are still many people buzzing about the future of the iconic I’ll Have Another. After being removed from the Belmont Stakes at the last minute, millions of people wonder if the celebrity horse…

ICANN and General Top Level Domains: A Primer

Jun 21, 2012, 1:20 PM

​ICANN and the grab for General Top Level Domains have been in the news for months now, but the lingo may be hard to follow for some. Here’s a quick overview for those of you who are have not been following the story closely.

Facebook Wins, Google Loses; Apple Always Wins

Jun 21, 2012, 1:00 PM

If you haven’t heard already, Apple has relieved Google of their duties as the primary map provider for IOS. It’s about time! The Google Map app was great for finding addresses and such and knowing your own location. However, there was no turn by turn…

Facebook has Taken Over the World

Jun 20, 2012, 1:20 PM

​We know that it’s rare to come across a person who doesn’t have some sort of social media account. A social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza has even said that if Facebook was a virus, nearly the whole world would have succumbed to it already. And he’s…