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Blog About It

This article drew my attention, partly, because I’m a young woman who is active on multiple social media platforms, but also because the title piques interest, “Young Women’s Blogs as Ethical Spaces.” It practically screams tell me more. 470 more words

Socialinformatics

Hide Yo Instagram

Ah Instagram, my favorite social media platform – perfect for hours of mindless scrolling through heavily edited snapshots of 292 people’s lives. I’ve personally posted 127 photos of everything from my fiancé to my horses. 554 more words

Socialinformatics

Online Service Agreements Lacking Symmetry for User Data Protection?

Have you wondered why terms of service agreements on social media websites and apps, or any service provider for that matter, always  appear to be a mile long with vague legal terminology? 1,306 more words

Communication

Technology, Guided

This article caught my eye because the title promises an account of how the Queens Library helped people out in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and that’s what the article is about…kind of. 545 more words

Socialinformatics

Employee Sentiment Analysis Good for the Workplace?

A few years ago, I was a Supervisor at a residential treatment facility, managing anywhere from 4 to 8 cottage staff members during the course of a workweek.   1,275 more words

Communication

The Period Talk

This article drew my attention because feminine hygiene products are generally unavailable to underprivileged women in any country (even America). There are efforts to combat this, but due to the taboo surrounding the topic, this is a conversation rarely had. 406 more words

Socialinformatics

Addressing the World

This article stood out to me primarily because I thought it would probably explain some new technology and answer the title question “what3words.” Oh boy was I wrong. 554 more words

Socialinformatics