The Importance of Hello

By: Rachel Schultz “A potential friend (connection), is only a hello away” – Paul Liebau, Canadian Best-Selling Author I remember when I was a sophomore in college, there was this tall, dark-haired man who visited my track practices. Drew was a 32-year-old man who had an attention-getting smile. After many random appearances, I began to …

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Facebook and Apple Offer Paid Procedure Intending to Empower Women

by Jordan Rafferty Facebook and Apple are two leading competitors in their industries, always staying one step ahead of the game. Apple recently released a new iPhone and iPad, while Facebook has surpassed 1.35 billion active users. Both share a competitive nature, so it’s no surprise when they both make the same announcement, creating quite … Continue reading Facebook and Apple Offer Paid Procedure Intending to Empower Women

Plunge for Landon

by Katie Johnson Who would you challenge to jump into a freezing body of water in order to donate money to help a child with a rare form of cancer? Not many people find this a challenging question due to the alarming amount of videos posted on Facebook. The campaign “Plunge for Landon” is spreading … Continue reading Plunge for Landon

Coca-Cola debuts ‘social media guard’ through viral video

By Elissa Huck The problem: Social media addiction In our technology-driven world, we are connected through Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and more on a daily basis. Sharing photos and updates with people at the touch of a button seems convenient, but what happens when we’re more engaged with our cyber connections than our real relationships? … Continue reading Coca-Cola debuts ‘social media guard’ through viral video

Does Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp make sense?

by Jonathan Haile  Have you ever heard of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp? I hadn’t until last week. The app, which sounds like a Budweiser commercial from 1999, made headlines when Facebook purchased it for $19 billion. I’m no corporate appraiser, but that seems like a lot of money to spend, considering Facebook also purchased … Continue reading Does Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp make sense?