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The Netflix Problem: Why the streaming service could change Oscar rules

The current mood of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is feisty due to industry changes with the rise of streaming services. Last week, the Academy held a members only meeting for the second time in its 90 year history to discuss what they deem: The Netflix Problem.

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Fashion Week is a social media phenomenon thanks to Instagram and Snapchat

Social media continues to pull back the curtain on Fashion Week. Thanks to Instagram and Snapchat, Fashion Week is a social media phenomenon that the general public is interested in.  Continue reading

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How mobile apps are helping students find their dream college

The traditional method of choosing college usually involved meeting with your designated college counselor, buying the “Fiske Guide to Colleges” book, or visiting a campus. However, today one third of students do most of their college research on mobile phones, and two thirds of high school juniors and seniors are using a college planning website to help them find their dream school.  Continue reading

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Rethinking Emergency Response: The Use of Social Media During Natural Disasters

Social Media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and newer social media startups are now arguably essential during natural disasters due to the fact that social media spreads information faster than older emergency response methods.

The U.S. has been hit hard over the past few weeks in terms of natural disasters. Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma were life threatening super storms that caused over $200 million in damages. Something of critical importance during this time was the use of social media as opposed to other emergency response methods. This showed the significance of social media’s importance in emergencies. Continue reading

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by | September 13, 2017 · 11:11 pm