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RAA 4: Twitter Adoption and Use in Mass Convergence and Emergency Events (TECH 621)

This study examines how Twitter is used to distribute information at mass convergence and emergency events...

RAA 3: How people are using Twitter during Conferences (TECH 621)

This study shows evidence on how Twitter can enhance the knowledge of a given group or community by micro-connecting a diverse online audience. So basically, it aims to determine how individuals are using Twitter at conferences and if it is an effective networking tool...

RAA 2: Beyond Microblogging: Conversation and Collaboration (TECH 621)

This study aims to determine how well Twitter supports user-to-user exchanges, what people are using Twitter for, and what usage or design modifications would make it (more) usable as a tool for collaboration....

RAA 1: Why we twitter: understanding microblogging usage and communities

This research was conducted to find out why people use twitter. It explores the usage of Twitter as well as the communities formed in Twitter....

7 Reasons Why I Won't Follow You Back

I recently read Elaine Fogel’s article detailing the reasons why she will not “follow” you back on Twitter. This gave me the idea to write about the reasons why I may not follow you back on Twitter. Some may build off of Elaine’s article, yet they are still the reasons...

TECH 621 - Reading Reflection - Week 7

The Strength of Weak Ties: A Network Theory Revisited. The relationships you have can be classified based on your interaction. People we know very well, our close friends or family, are said to be strong ties. Conversely, acquaintances of ours are said to be...

TECH 621: Final Project Ideas

For our final project in my TECH 621 class (social media in the workplace) we have to carry out research about social media. I just wanted to cover what topics I might be considering or what maybe some ideas people can help me out with...

Twittering While Presenting about Internet Culture

This past week my class had to, yet again, give a presentation to the class as a class. We were again limited to using social networks and social media to collaborate on this project. This time, we weren’t only limited to Twitter...

My First Google+ Hangout

Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in my first Google hangout. For my social media class this semester, we were again tasked with delivering a presentation to the class as a class...

How to Find New and Interesting People on the Web

As we enter the new ear a Web 2.0, social media is blatantly thrown in our face. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s built on Web 2.0. Right? Well yes depending on who you are...

Utilizing Social Media in the Classroom: A Reflection

For my social media/social internet class this semester we were tasked with delivering a presentation, as a class to the class. The only stipulation was communication needed to be done solely through Twitter. What an experience to say the least...

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