Ed Cabellon and I are excited to be offering up a new collaborative session at the 2015 ACPA Convention. We're both bringing our own unique spins on the topic of how institutions of higher education can ramp up and enhance their social media presences to engage students. Come for a very practical approach to the topic that... Continue Reading →
SPOTLIGHT: Western Illinois University’s #UnSelfie Campaign
Some graduate students at Western Illinois University decided to turn the concept of the selfie on its head. They created the UN-selfie campaign to highlight people doing good deeds in the university community. Faculty, staff and students got involved by tagging tweets and photos of people and social good with the hashtag #WIUnselfie. Check out their... Continue Reading →
The History of the Selfie: And it All Began 1839…
Once a month I re-blog a post that I find interesting and want to highlight. This post comes from one of the students in Dr. Jerry Kane’s ISYS 6621 course, Social Media for Managers. It’s a fun look at the selfie phenomenon and what some may consider precursors to it.
3 Insights on College Student Self Esteem from “Let me Take a #Selfie”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdemFfbS5H0 In the three months since it’s release, the video "#Selfie (Let Me Take a Selfie)" has been viewed nearly 100 million times on YouTube and has gone into heavy rotation. Although tongue-in-cheek, the video reveals some surprising nuggets of wisdom regarding social media engagement, particularly around Instagram. It also provides interesting insights into the underlying... Continue Reading →