Beware of Eco Flower, the company that will promise you paper products but instead just take all the paper out of your pocket.Read More Why Eco Flower might be the greatest ‘Shark Tank’ disaster of all time!
The # is the most abused symbol used on the internet. Users either don’t know what that symbol is (it’s pound, right? Like on the phone?) OR users use it constantly, driving their followers and friends absolutely mad! Recently, some girlfriends and I were laughing about how people on Facebook have been using hashtags despite […]Read More The Rise of #Hashtags (No Longer the Pound Button Online)
Dubbed one of the world’s greatest terrorist masterminds, Osama bin Laden was finally “taken out of the picture” in Pakistan on May 2nd, 2011 by U.S. Navy SEALs in a special operation approved by President Barack Obama. When I heard of the news in the late hours of May 1st, early morning of May 2nd, […]Read More Osama bin Laden dominates social media for (hopefully) one last time
In a recent article by the NASDAQ community, Facebook has released a feature on their website allowing users to access “Facebook Deals.” The feature has the potential to be a top contender with other online coupon sites like Groupon and LivingSocial. The feature allows local businesses to offer local coupons to members. While the idea […]Read More Facebook wants to be the new Groupon?
On Sunday night I was playing intramural soccer when I challenged the player with the ball and in doing so, I re-tore my right ACL that was replaced back in ’08. Totally sucks. While the action of tearing it again was deja-vu enough, these past few days I’ve felt like I’m in a deja-vu limbo. […]Read More Social networking deja-vu
This past week there were a few stories about how Facebook has helped Iowa police departments to capture various disturbances: • A few days ago a South Tama County school was shut down after police discovered a bomb threat message in a bathroom stall and used Facebook to help identify the 12-year-old culprit. • And […]Read More Facebook: The Crimestopper
A month or two ago, it was revealed in the University of Iowa’s student newspaper, the Daily Iowan, that Apartments Downtown, a business in Iowa City, IA, would be facing a massive lawsuit in regards to their unethical and illegal business practices. Now, not many people were surprised at this revelation—college students are known for complaining about things, […]Read More Social media in law—is it more trouble than it’s worth?