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Generation Like
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
Thanks to social media, today's teens are able to directly interact with their culture--artists, celebrities, movies, brands, and even one another--in ways never before possible. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper hand? In Generation…
Can We Take a Joke?
In the age of social media, nearly every day brings a new eruption of outrage. While people have always found something to be offended by, their ability to organize a groundswell of opposition to - and public censure of -…
Social Media Addiction
With the rising phenomenon of social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter, constant interconnectivity with friends and family is now part of a teens daily life. However as opposed to enriching their lives, is social media just another avenue…
Facebook Follies
With nearly a billion people all over the world having signed on, Facebook has fundamentally changed the way millions of people connect and communicate - but not without consequences. Facebook Follies looks at some of the unexpected results and impact,…
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Social Media - What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
As postings on social media have routinely replaced conversations over lunch or around the water cooler, workers have filed almost 100 social media-related complaints against employers with the National Labor Relations Board. Mich'l Schmidt, a partner at Cozen O'Connor P.C.,…
Journalism Secrets to Social Media Storytelling & News Reporting
Social media tools are being used across all media sources including traditional news outlets and online-based resources. This program focuses on the variety of ways social media is essential to storytelling and news distribution. Each chapter highlights an element of…
2004—The Rise of Social Media
Episode 24 of Turning Points in Modern History Series
Are the Web and social media making us more globally connected or locking us into niche societies and creating an epidemic of loneliness? Probe both the power and the perils of the Internet--from aiding popular uprisings to rewiring our brains.
The Promise and Perils of Social Media
Episode 59 of Critical Business Skills for Success Series
Dig into the unique opportunities--and challenges--of social media and word-of-mouth communications. From Facebook pages to viral videos, you'll learn how to navigate today's marketing innovations and tap into their power, reach, and low cost. You'll also learn how to dodge…
Social Media Manners - Polite Behavior in the Social Media World
Social media is a whole new universe when it comes to manners and etiquette. Manners used to be something that happened in person, but today we conduct many of our relationships online and the rules and courtesies can be a…
Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi - How a University Student Became a Wrongful Suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombing
While in the throes of depression, Brown University student Sunil Tripathi walked out of his Providence apartment and disappeared into the cold Rhode Island night. In a desparate search to find him, his family launched a social media movement that…
Captivated - Finding Freedom in a Media Captive Culture
Captivated features insights from media experts as well as personal stories from individuals and families who have escaped media addiction and learned to make discerning and God-honoring choices about their use of media technology.
Social Media for Business: What You Need to Know
Public and private sector organizations must tread carefully with social networks or risk the possibility of legal entanglements, loss of business, and perhaps worst of all, unhappy customers. In this report, expert and attorney Peter Vogel, discusses the key areas…
Creating Winning Social Media Strategies - With Charlene Li
A fundamental power shift is underway in relationships between organizations and customers. Traditional one-way, seller-to-buyer communication is evolving into a two-way dialog, as social media technologies give buyers a voice. With examples from Oracle, Southwest Airlines, Walmart, Comcast, and Starbucks,…
Social Media in the Workplace: Advice and Best Practices
In this report, James Boyan, an attorney with the New Jersey-based law firm of Pashman Stein, explores current issues with the "social at work" scene. We'll learn about government regulation and oversight, as well as the current thinking on employer…
Websex - What's the Harm?
BBC
Candid on camera Would you show yourself naked, on video camera, to a complete stranger or someone you know? Or, in the latest development, live on your mobile phone? Thousands of teenagers and young adults do this regularly, and for…
Media Moguls
Part of the Series: Advocates of Change
They have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we…