Geo-location in social media
For our team teaching projects, my team and I decided to focus on the topic of “geo-location”. Geo-location apps have became so popular in the recent years, and this is a topic that was not heavily touched upon in #NewhouseSM4. Geo-location apps work to pinpoint your exact location using either GPS, A-GPS, cellular, or wi-fi. These geo-location apps work in different ways to let your...
Trying out Pearltrees
Most of my friends hadn’t heard of the site Pearltrees when I asked them. I was introduced to this social media site in my COM 400 social media class with dr4ward. Pearltrees is a site that allows you to group your interests together in different “pearl trees”. Within a pearl you can also organize what you like to do on the web. I had some trouble in the beginning understanding...
My journey through social media
As I think back to my first social media experience, it’s funny how little things like logging onto Facebook or Twitter I take for granted. I think my journey really began when I created a “screen name” for my AOL account. I was probably about 10 years old and little did I know I was entering the vast world of social media. All my friends started to make funny screen names but my...