Making Isolation Less Isolating

Categories: Uncategorized
Published March 23, 2020

Written by Elizabeth Eschler

Humans are social creatures. We are told this our whole lives. However, building positive social relationships with others — whether romantic or platonic — can be hard, especially in stressful situations like a global pandemic. The CDC has started calling for people to self-quarantine if they can and practice social…

Echo Chambers & the Internet

Categories: Social Media
Published March 18, 2020

Written by Lauren Mark

Search online for any major news topic, from the coronavirus to the upcoming presidential election, and you are bound to encounter polarization. Nowadays, it is much more common to see groups that hold strong, contrasting beliefs than people whose beliefs fall “in the middle” on different topics. While there are…

Facebook: Gift or Curse?

Categories: Social Media
Published March 14, 2020

Written by Sonja Henrikssen

Facebook has been going strong since 2004, and whether you actively use it or not, chances are good that you too have an account. In the beginning, it was a place where friends would congregate, families would stay in touch, and teen drama would unfurl. Like MySpace before it, Facebook…

Mastering The Ancient Art of LinkedIn

Categories: Marketing
Published March 6, 2020

Written by Lauren Mark

If you are not incorporating LinkedIn into your marketing strategy, you are missing out on a great opportunity to boost your profitability and expand your reach. With over 303 million active users, 40% of which visiting the site daily, LinkedIn has the potential to work wonders for your business. While LinkedIn…

The Great Emoji Unveiling

Categories: Social Media
Published February 5, 2020

Written by Jackie Logsdon

Holy hot tamales, Batman! Get ready for rollerskating mammoths! Over a hundred new emojis are debuting this year including new food options (like tamales), several animals (welcome at last, wooly mammoth), and the perplexingly long-absent roller skate emoji. 🤔 From idea to emoji 🤔 The process of creating and approving new emojis…