Author Archives: Eva Coke

About Eva Coke

I am a current senior at Southern Methodist University pursuing a public relations major and advertising minor.

Delta Air Lines Introduces Free In-flight Mobile Messaging

We expect the ability to communicate with anyone, anywhere and at any time. Thanks to Delta Air Lines, we now have the ability to update friends and family on flight status and arrival plans from 30,000 ft. in the air.  Continue reading

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Why Twitter Might Ditch 140 Character Limit for Some Users

For the past 10 years, Twitter’s most iconic feature has been the 140 character limit. However, as of Sept. 26, a small group of users is now capable of posting tweets double that length. Twitter is allowing certain accounts to use 280 characters on a trial basis, and it might surprise you why.  Continue reading

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How to Get Verified on Twitter and Why It Matters

Since 2009, wannabe actors, models, and musicians have aspired to display Twitter’s coveted blue checkmark on their profiles. That’s when you know you’ve made it, right? Not necessarily. It is becoming more and more common for accounts with comparatively small numbers of followers to earn verification. Continue reading

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How Social Media is Saving Lives Amid Natural Disaster

Side-by-side images of Houston before and after Hurricane Harvey to emphasize the importance that social media is saving lives.

There was once a time when the extent of Twitter’s functionality was telling friends what you ate for breakfast. Those days are long since over. Social media is saving lives of hurricane victims by providing a means of communication in areas where phone lines have been severed. Continue reading

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