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Tag Archives: Social Media

Social Content and the Internet’s Demise

June 13, 2014 | by Accepted Protege | Digital Trends, Uncategorized

Social news sites like Buzzfeed have become a staple of the contemporary Facebook feed. With tricky algorithms that perpetuate these websites’ success by labeling them as “quality publishers,” it’s impossible to escape their reach. Social media culture has evolved such that “clickbaiting” or creating headlines and imagery designed to enhance clickthrough to a website is…

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5 Reasons Why Google+ Sparks Interest

October 3, 2011 | by Civilian | Digital Trends

At the end of last month, Google revealed their Google+ Project. Although Google’s social media endeavor was initially lacking in users (it was only accessible to those with exclusive invites), there is no shortage of buzz about the fastest-growing social network in history. It is said to rival Facebook, though, ironically, the most followed user…

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Six Twitter Tips for Beginners

June 29, 2011 | by Civilian | How To’s

Twitter has emerged as one of the leading global social media platforms. The site boasts over 200 million users, with more accounts added daily. Twitter handles represent brands, businesses, individuals, and more.  New Twitter users should keep these basic tips in mind. 1. Keep your profile open Twitter is a means to connect with others,…

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Digital Media during a Disaster- Technology during the Japan Tragedy

March 24, 2011 | by Civilian | Advertising News, Digital Trends

The devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters in Japan highlight the emerging importance of social media, mobile, and other new disaster response tools in a changing world.  These tools warned citizens of impending danger, updated them as it happened, and continue to help the world stay abreast to updates and unite in support for the…

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5 Steps for Social Media Reputation Success

September 21, 2010 | by Civilian | Digital Trends

Ah, the consumer voice; powerful, resonant, relentlessly present. Regardless of any move that you make as a company, whether it’s a new product release, a decision to partner with another brand, or a simple public event that you’ve attended; you never know what the consumer will have to say about it. The only thing you…

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