Connecting the world

How Social Media Changed the Way we Travel

December 22nd, 2012

Social media has made the world a smaller placeTravelling has always been about experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. In today’s increasingly socially interactive world, however, travelling has become even more accessible and it is getting easier to connect with locals and have authentic experiences. One of the newest phenomena is the addition of numerous flat sharing networks. (more…)

Social Media and Arts

August 20th, 2012

On first glance, social media and arts are exclusive of one another. Art, in a traditional sense, is defined as an object, be it a painting or a sculpture, primarily created for aesthetic reasons and seen by a limited number of enthusiasts. Social media on the other hand are easily accessible by an unlimited number of people via online networks Read More...

Social Media & Business

May 25th, 2012

Social media has invaded the work space as well. Social media does not only consist of Facebook and Twitter; it reaches through all social interaction means, leading to communication, collaboration and advertisement advantages in business. Blogs allow engaging articles and feedback to be renewed every day to large audiences Read More...

Social Media Offline: How to Generate Attention Without the Web

May 21st, 2012

Social media platforms such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter have become an almost essential part of advertising a business, offering businesses the chance to create a client base and reach potential customers. The advantages are great: access to a huge audience, inexpensiveness, ease of use, communication and convenience Read More...

Social Media & Teens

May 5th, 2012

Teenagers are one of the main targets of social media and social networking. Today's teens have the advantage of growing up with the development of social media unfolding right before their eyes. Networking sites have allowed teens moving schools to keep up with old friends and make new ones in a heartbeat through similar interests on profiles Read More...

Social Media & Communications

May 4th, 2012

Social media has definitely taken a toll on how the world communicates. It's blasted the barriers of localization; people from all countries are now able to communicate through social media. Companies have been able to market farther and people are making friendships across continents. The internet has made communication fast and easy for social media users, and the effects have been both positive and negative Read More...

Social Media & Modern Politics

April 29th, 2012

Twitter has actually become one of the main social media sites affecting politics. YouTube accompanies it, showing videos and commentaries over debates; other sites include poles over bills and elections. Political candidates have learned that social networking sites are modes of exposure that must be used in today's world of technology to have the most ample affect on voters Read More...

Social Media Effects

March 13th, 2012

There is no doubt, social media has become a huge part of our daily lives. Social media is not a normal form of media simply comprised of news, information and ideas. It's filled with constant contact with the world through social networking on sites like Facebook and Twitter. (more…)