Rashin D'Angelo on May 12th, 2009

Over the last decade, with the growing popularity of social media platforms such as Myspace, Facebook, and Twitter, we have experienced a shift in human connection. The social need for real community, once fulfilled by tribes and villages, is now being partly replaced by online communities. Social networking sites have become the new institutions for […]

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Rashin D'Angelo on January 28th, 2009

Image by luc legay via Flickr As a newly converted Twitter junkie, I’ve recently found myself interested in the psychology of social media. What does the world of IM and 140 character tweets tell us about social behavior? Why do some people use Twitter and Facebook to market themselves professionally, while others spill details of […]

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Brenda Murrow on January 25th, 2009

Shifting into Web 2.0 technologies is indicative of our entrance into the Age of Aquarius.  With Web 2.0 technologies (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Blogs), we have shifted from a simple push of information, that being a static webpage, to an interactive environment. The major distinctions of the Age of Aquarius are these: the breakdown of structures, […]

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