After working on this blog, I’ve become much more interested in social media and digital technology. And while I wrote this blog for a class project, I’m planning to continue writing on the topic. However, to broaden my scope a little bit, I’ve decided to write a more general blog on social media and technology, which you can find here.
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"I think I'll need to tweet about that..."
I thought today would be a fitting time to discuss political campaigns. When you think of social media and politics, there is one campaign that floats to the top. Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign was one that changed political campaigns by being the first to really embrace the web. Continue reading
Wonder if the e*trade baby is IMing fellow traders?
We all know instant messaging and Twitter are fun…but did you know that they’re helping some people turn a profit? Continue reading
With more than 500 million users on Facebook and 175 million users on Twitter, there are bound to be multiple uses for the platforms. Here’s one you probably haven’t thought of – using it as a “study buddy.” Continue reading
After my recent post on giving up Facebook or social media for Lent, I got a firsthand look at the reach of social media. Continue reading
Have you ever thought about how digital technology and social media are changing people’s jobs? Then you are in the right place. Welcome to Workplace Evolution, where we will explore “Workplace 2.0.”
Examples of workplace 2.0 are all around us. A recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy featured a resident tweeting a surgery, as it happened, to residents around the country. In Up in the Air, George Clooney’s constant travels are threatened when Anna Kendrick introduces a webconference alternative to his company (as if hiring someone else to fire your employees wasn’t impersonal enough). The iPad is changing (or trying to change) the face of many occupations, as evident in their new ad. Being a celebrity these days even has a whole new meaning as celebrity Twitter accounts allow fans to follow every movement.
On Workplace Evolution, we will look at these and other changes happening to today’s jobs. We hope you enjoy reading!