Rebecca Black’s Viral Takeover Through Humility

Dec 11, 2013, 9:02 PM

Does anyone remember “Friday?” It’s likely that it will become all the more familiar once you hear the few opening notes of the song that went viral two years ago. Since that time, Rebecca Black, who performed the song, seemed to stay relatively under the…

The Video-Sharing War: Microsoft Battles Google for Equal YouTube Rights

Jun 18, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Since January, Google and Microsoft have been clawing each other’s eyes out over YouTube. The trouble started way back in 2010 when “Google blocked Microsoft’s new Windows Phones from operating properly with YouTube,” according an article on WP Central.

YouTube's 8-year Anniversary: The Evolution Into A Major Media Giant

Jun 5, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Since 2005, YouTube has transformed itself from a small website where the average person could share home videos to the MTV of the 21st century.

2nd Annual NBA Social Media Awards Ceremony to be Held June 12 on NBA TV

May 22, 2013, 6:34 PM

​On Wednesday June 12, Chris Webber will be hosting the 2nd Annual NBA Social Media Awards, which will be televised live on NBA TV at 8 P.M. Players and celebrities will be making appearances at the awards show as well. The awards will recognize players,…

Social Media – The Ultimate Experience in Customer Service

Apr 26, 2013, 6:21 PM

​What do your “Likes” mean to you? When we “like” our favorite product on Facebook, we’re not simply telling everyone in digital land what our interests include. No: what we expect from those “Likes” is the interpersonal relationships we experience every…

Does Your Social Media Accurately Represent You?

Apr 25, 2013, 5:59 PM

Social media can be considered a reflection of the individual who created the account. The information and images shared all speak about the person from their point of view. However, what would it be like if somebody else was responsible for setting up or…

Experience 8-Bit Horror In The Last Door Indie PC Game

Apr 22, 2013, 6:19 PM

A couple of weeks ago, the developers of The Last Door contacted me on YouTube and asked if I would be interested in trying out their game. Despite its 8-bit graphics style, this indie PC game has all the ambiance and scares of a $60 big budget horror…

Coach Mike Rice Fired For Abusing Players... 4 Months Too Late

Apr 4, 2013, 8:18 PM

​Rutgers University has announced that they have fired Men’s Basketball coach Mike Rice, according to USA Today. The axe came down a day after ESPN showed footage of Rice grabbing, shoving, and kicking his players as well as nailing them with basketballs,…

Propaganda Goes Viral: Should Government Have Access to Social Media?

Mar 29, 2013, 6:16 PM

​Propaganda is a persuasive technique that has been utilized by governments and people in power through the ages. In order to gain support for a cause or ideology, leaders have, throughout history, have littered their countries with motivational and…

Will Pinterest Analytics Make Pinning Worthwhile?

Mar 14, 2013, 7:22 PM

​Images seem to be all the rage these days with Instagram growing like wild fire and YouTube serving as the second largest search engine to date. Pinterest however always seems to lack in any type of social media — street cred’ being labeled as a — girl’s…