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Twitter Hits The Woah on TikTok

Twitter Hits The Woah on TikTok

February 12, 2020

So while users are carelessly scrolling through Twitter in the Starbucks line, they can also accidently participate in our democracy, learning what candidates believe and adjust their support accordingly.

Fordham Doctoral Candidate Creates Online Historical Archive

Fordham Doctoral Candidate Creates Online Historical Archive

January 24, 2018

By Ashley Katusa Digital Paxton, an online archive of the Pamphlet War of 1764, catalogs works that are likened to pre-revolutionary Twitter battles according to creator Will Fenton, GSAS. Fenton’s archive contains 1,700 pages of material from the 1764 Paxto...

The Power of Twitter

March 29, 2017

By Kathryn Wolper On Sunday, a series of tweets from Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts on Twitter) detailed what appeared to be an employee of United Airlines denying girls from getting on a flight due t...

Executive from DraftKings Speaks to Students

Executive from DraftKings Speaks to Students

February 15, 2017

By Ashley Katusa The Gabelli School of Business introduced their Speaker Series last Wednesday and featured Mark Nerenberg, Vice President of Game Operations and Development of DraftKings and the founder of Draftstreet, acquired by DraftKings i...

Executive from DraftKings Speaks to Students

Executive from DraftKings Speaks to Students

February 15, 2017

By Ashley Katusa The Gabelli School of Business introduced their Speaker Series last Wednesday and featured Mark Nerenberg, Vice President of Game Operations and Development of DraftKings and the founder of Draftstreet, acquired by DraftKings in ...

Professor Succeeds at Storytelling on Twitter

Professor Succeeds at Storytelling on Twitter

January 25, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Robert K. Blechman teaches introductory and social media courses in the department of communications and media studies at Fordham University. However, he has taken his understanding of one on...

Culture and Creativity Dies with Vine

Culture and Creativity Dies with Vine

November 2, 2016

By Kristen Santer  Last week, Twitter announced it will shut down Vine’s mobile app in the next few months. Vine is a social media site purely dedicated to user videos of six seconds or less launched in 2012. Existing...

Who is Responsible for Twitter Trolls?

Who is Responsible for Twitter Trolls?

February 11, 2015

By Kathryn Wolper Most Twitter users are aware of the prevalence of “trolls.” Twitter abuse ranges from incessant tweets by users begging celebrities to notice them to harmful sexist messages and dea...

Trending on Twitter: Ferguson?

Trending on Twitter: Ferguson?

September 10, 2014

By Devon Sheridan Writing a column for a fresh semester is a stint that immediately prompts me to write about the summer. And to that I say, “Darnit,” because hot holy heck, was this summer a hot hol...

Friendsy, a social network for college students, to launch at Fordham

Friendsy, a social network for college students, to launch at Fordham

August 13, 2014

By Joe Vitale Social networks — with their abundance of members and absence of privacy — often result in users opting to share selectively. Tinder profiles are kept from being "swiped" by f...

Out with Posters, and In with Posts and Tweets

Out with Posters, and In with Posts and Tweets

August 2, 2014

By Joe Vitale While college students often use social media as a means of sharing everyday activities in search of “likes” and “retweets,” the medium of the millennial generation is also emergin...

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