Tag Archive | "Social Media"

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It’s The Most Flaunted Time Of The Year

Posted on 08 December 2018 by

From a family photo to Facebook featured frenzies Concise cozy conferences, conform to contorted captions Meaningful moments, now molded into meager messages Endings altered to timestamped posts, not the printed kind You might want to divert your attention to Grandma before she gets run over by a reindeer one day. After all, ‘tis the season […] Continue Reading…

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I Want My TV In Color: How Social Media and Millennials are Shaping Our Regular TV Programming

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

If you found yourself noticing how many a television show in the last five years has someone who looks, talks, loves, and prays like you, it just may just be possible that Twitter fingers had a massive hand in that. This year, the roster of new comedies and dramas being released on network, cable television, […] Continue Reading…

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Too Much Social Media

Posted on 29 November 2016 by

Nowadays, when we are upset, need some ego boosting or just want a small distraction, a lot of people turn to social media. I was born in ‘89, and growing up our technology was not as advanced as it is now, well from what we know of it. When my friends wanted to get in […] Continue Reading…

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Stop Conforming Into Mindless Clones

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

There’s a famous quote by George Bernard Shaw that reads, “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” With that quote in mind consider the following Twitter post. “Did you know Halloween 2016 is the first time in 666 years that Halloween falls on Friday the Thirteenth?” It’s terrifying to think that some […] Continue Reading…

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Social Media Activists Won’t Change Anything: But We Can and We Will

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

Many people complain that social media is plaguing our society. It is blamed for having created a generation that lacks face-to-face social skills. What these naysayers fail to realize is that social media is a powerful tool. It has helped create and bring attention to multiple political and social movements. Social media has actually changed […] Continue Reading…

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The Creative Maven Who Reads Your Angry Facebook Rant

Posted on 12 October 2015 by

The ghost in the machine is not a ghost, but a real, live human. If you have posted on our Facebook page, tweeted at us, or commented on one of our Instagram photos, you were actually connecting with Megan Cacioppo, who oversees the college’s advertising, marketing, and graphic design. In an office decorated with typeface […] Continue Reading…

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Dance Company Shares “Privacy Settings” with HCC

Posted on 02 December 2014 by

On November 17, the Sonia Plumb Dance Company shared one of their new pieces, called  “Privacy Settings” with Housatonic. The dancers (Chris, Kayla, Emily, Spencer, Meghan, Danielle) danced with a Gopro Camera in their hands, and whatever they recorded appeared in the big screen in the back of the stage. The theme of this piece was how […] Continue Reading…

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Click Snap Chat Stolen

Posted on 04 November 2014 by

It’s a simple mistake that everyone makes. At some point or another, an unflattering picture of you is going to end up on the Internet. And despite what celebrities wish was true, once something is on the Internet it’s there forever. Even Snapchat with its ten second, let go and you lose it limits doesn’t […] Continue Reading…