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Blog Post on Readings from Week 2

The readings for week two focused were an introduction to the world of social media—its definition, history, platforms, and problems. The article by Boyd and Ellison struggled to define social networking, and, in my opinion, got bogged down in semantics when it came to the use of the work ‘networking.’ As I mentioned in last [...]

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Egypt unrest and developing applicable thoughts

This is a little risky, but I want to break from the week’s discussion and focus my initial blog post on the unfolding protests in Egypt, which have captured most of my attention today, Jan. 28. The most obvious point in regard to our class is the government shutdown of Internet services. That act makes [...]

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