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The Virtual Reality Refuge

  • November 12, 2016
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Photo credit: Mashable. The fascinating world of Virtual Reality has all of us in awe. As it is understood, virtual reality is a seemingly real environment for the user, it is a computer generated simulation experienced by the use of a helmet, glasses, or other device that let’s the person see and feel a situation

Google And The News: Reinventing Journalism In The Digital Age

  • October 23, 2016
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To say that Google has changed journalism is no breaking news. Nonetheless, the way journalist use Google applications never cease to amaze us. In the digital age, digital tools are paramount instruments that save valuable time researching topics and events and can reach a vast audience in matter on seconds. How precisely has Google, single

Epcot Food & Wine Fest: A hungry affair.

  • October 16, 2016
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On this follow up article, I went back to Epcot Center, Disney, to check on the fest and their food (and wine, of course. This article is for educational purposes, as it is part of an assignment for MMC6725, UF).  I just got home. I came from the world famous Epcot Food & Wine Festival–

K’s Club.

  • October 14, 2016
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On the metrics I cooked last week, hoping and assuming they are correct, I decided to start this analysis with a “bird’s eyes view” of the Kate’s Club situation. We have six months of data and now we can compare and contrast. The “Total Public Engagement” graphic, which measures how fans reacted totaling likes, comments,

The Future Of Facebook Could Not Be Better.

  • October 11, 2016
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Photo credit: Fortune.com/Getty Images. For this week’s assignment (or I should say “for last week” #HurricaneMatthewsFault) we were asked to reflect on the following: What contribution do you think Facebook will make to news in the next 5 years? Are traditional news publishers losing control? Does Mark Zuckerberg have too much power? Or, is Facebook

SnapJournalism in the Social Media era

  • September 22, 2016
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How Snapchat is enhancing the news @HallieJackson is an NBC News Correspondent. She is part of the group of journalists that are following the presidential candidates everywhere they go. As MSNBC calls them, they are “road warriors”. When she’s on the road, we mostly uses Snapchat and Twitter to report the whereabouts of the candidates.

Epcot Food and Wine Fest: On a budget, you leave hungry and drunk.

  • September 18, 2016
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Don’t go to the Fest hoping you’ll get satisfied… For hungry souls and quantity-over-quality (and broke) foodies, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival is a monumentally delicious event that teases you in all cruel ways. “I love the desserts in here, they remind me of home”, told me an attendant in the Ireland kiosk. Where’s home for

Mashable’s click bait techniques do not escalate hilariously.

  • September 16, 2016
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Spoiler alert on the future of Social Media: You won’t like it.

  • September 8, 2016
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That’s it. I said it. What’s coming next on social media you won’t like one bit. At least for now, until you get used to it. For my Social Media and the News course in the University of Florida, I have to come up with predictions on what the future holds for Social Media (and

It’s the engagement, stupid.

  • September 8, 2016
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Building and engaging an audience is becoming increasingly difficult. I say this because the key to build and engage audiences is content. And good content isn’t good enough. Excellent content is a must. And competition is tough, since great content is everywhere. Social media is not about posting or tweeting like nobody is following. It’s