GaGa For Sales

Twitter: Smart marketing or skewed sales attempt? Lady GaGa is known for being outrageous. If she isn’t walking around in a dress covered with Kermit the Frog’s happy mug, she’s wearing meat or being delivered to awards shows in giant eggs. After ... Continue Reading →
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Executives turn to Twitter for reviews

It seems that Hollywood has been playing fast and loose with the term “credible” lately. So for the record, I wanted to pull the definition from Merriam-Webster online: Credible (cred-i-ble) adjective. \’kre-de-bel\ 1 : offering reasonable grounds ... Continue Reading →

Social media spikes student reading habits

Reading is an activity many college students are expected to partake in; however, technology’s advances are causing some students to look to social media rather than books for reading material. A study presented April 30 at the American Educational ... Continue Reading →

Twitterviews are the new résumé

One tech company is asking for potential employees to apply in 140 characters or less. The tech firm Enterasys started to ask for tweets instead of resumes from potential employees under the belief that the résumé is dead and social media skills override ... Continue Reading →

Western civilization – is this progress?

Guest Column The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will come out in 2013. It is the go-to manual for those working with individuals who have mental disorders. The committee in charge of the manual has eliminated ... Continue Reading →

Americans undermine the power of social media

Video of Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony goes viral, but what does it accomplish? The following is a staff column and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Daily Egyptian: Americans are insincere. One minute, we’re tweeting about who should ... Continue Reading →
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