Tory on Trending is a blog about social media and its relationship to journalists today. While most working journalists by now have realized the importance of social media as a distribution model and traffic driver, most are only beginning to see glimpses of its potential as a useful tool in the newsroom. 249 more words
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Social media and awareness activism are BFFs.
Whether we’re writing love on our arms, “bringing back our girls” with a hashtag, changing our profile pictures to a black X to end sex trafficking, taking a #nomakeupselfie for cancer, or dumping buckets of ice water over our heads, these trends catch on like wildfire. 1,016 more words
Another Internet trend is slowly starting to come to an end. You all know what I’m talking about. Yes, the viral ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge.
People all over the world in every continent has been tagged by their friends to do this challenge in order to raise awareness and donate for ALS research. 417 more words
There is a story we have all grown up with, in one form or another. It is that of the dirty street child clothed in rags, shoeless. 572 more words