Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Forced Fine Line Between Facebook & LinkedIn

(Click Picture for more general information to understand this post) I strongly believe an emphasis needs to be made on the difference between Facebook and LinkedIn because both of them are different social networks meant for different purposes. The reason

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New Media Effect on Professional Athletes Character and Profession

Today’s new media have truly affected how athletes are perceived and it allows fans to figure out what type of people they are in life outside of their sport. Not many people could really guess how Michael Jeffrey Jordan’s character

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Small Instances of Social Network Profiles in New Media

Social network profiling is defined as the assumption of certain interests that somebody has based on their online history and intersts expressed on social networks online like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc. Hugo Liu talks about social network profiling in his

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Sports Media, Twitter and Blogging

Much of today’s sports media has been covered by many online sources and Twitter is definitely one of them. The sport I follow the most is NBA basketball in addition to some college basketball and some NFL. YouTube can also be helpful if

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Friendster and Facebook Concepts on Friendship

Based on the essay Friends, Friendsters and MySpace, from Danah Boyd, the online social network known as Friendster is very similar to a popular social network used today known as Facebook.  Facebook and Friendster are very similar with the concepts

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Crowdsourcing in the Making and Finish

In the essay Un(der)paid Innovators: The Commercial Utiliza-tion of Consumer Work through Crowdsourcing from Kleeman looks into the topic of crowdsourcing. Kleeman talks about a variety of different types of crowdsourcing in his essay, but I would like to focus

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An Interpretation and Breakdown of Human Computation

Alexander J. Quinn article Human Computation: Charting The Growth Of A Burgeoning Field tells its readers many interesting things about the field of computer science. Computer science has been an interest of mine for quite a long time and I

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