5 Predictions for Social Media in 2014

With the decreased level of online interest span, the rise of social media platforms and applications that emphasise quicker circulation, images, videos, and news centric contents will see a boost in 2014. 1. An era of news centric contents: Social media will experience a newer face of news centric content distribution over the regular memes […]

How Social Media Helps Political Reform

Crowds celebrate the release of Wael Ghuneim in Egypt. [Photo] Social Media can be an extremely powerful tool to help a cause, including political reform.   University of Illinois at Urbana professor Dennis Baron, in his article, Reforming Egypt in 140 Characters, gives credit to Twitter for helping to depose Hosni Mubarak and for helping to […]

Is Black Friday About the Best Things?

Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, more turkey, and succulent pumpkin pie, it truly is that time of year. At the end of each November, Americans gather and celebrate various holidays. Thanksgiving is among them. The main purpose of this holiday is to be grateful for what we have. Unfortunately, I feel that we are becoming too […]