We all have what I call maturity boxes. They are fictional boxes that are categorized based on our interests and things we find educational, insightful, inspirational, or just worth keeping. The bigger the box, the more knowledgeable and objective our opinions become. The smaller the box, the more narrow and naïve we appear to be. Advertisements
As the new Social Media Manager of the Rhatigan Student Center here at WSU, I embrace the fact that social media is more and more becoming an integral part of not just society in general, but specifically of young colleges students. The Millenials have grown up with online forms of communication and enjoy online communication as much as they do in person. Connecting through virtual platforms such as Facebook is almost second nature.
If you consider yourself part of the crowd that doubts the power of social media, as I did just a week ago, you haven’t seen Tom White Junior’s capabilities with social media. As general manager of Suzuki of Wichita, Tom’s integration of social networking into the company has turned the business around entirely. Just years ago, the company was not incredibly well known and by 2009, they were ranked the #1 best Suzuki dealership in the country. It seems like Suzuki of […]
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The process of defining social media presents conflicting roles. On one hand, carving out a definition as this phenomenon is happening carries somewhat of an ephemeral value because no one can be sure that their definition will preside for the next few years. Technology is ever-changing these days and what means something today may mean something entirely different tomorrow.