The Allure of Snapchat & The Trouble It Can Cause

The Allure of Snapchat & The Trouble It Can Cause

Snapchat's Allure: Managed Risk

There is barely a teen or Millenial that isn't on Snapchat. 

It's where young people spend their time, meet and share images and videos of themselves with friends.   Not only is everybody using it, but there is a feeling among many users that it's "safer" to use than other social media networks since Snaps "disappear" after a user views it and then closes the Snap and Stories "disappear" after 24 hours. 

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Detroit Startup Grades Social Media for Job-Seekers

Detroit Startup Grades Social Media for Job-Seekers

Detroit startup grades social media for job-seekers

By Samantha Lewakowski

March 26, 2017 10:22 pm

In a social media-dominated world, new tools are being created to help combat how future employers perceive you based off of your posts. The Social U targets students looking at colleges and jobs and helps them identify potential problematic photos and text.

Julie Fisher founded the Detroit-based startup after she spent a majority of her time in education. She began to notice that parents were afraid of the internet and what their children were posting because they didn’t grow up in the same technological environment.

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4 Ways to Save The Greek System in an Age of Social Media

4 Ways to Save The Greek System in an Age of Social Media

Social Media & The Greek System

This past week another sorority lost their national charter and was shut down, at least in part due to some very inappropriate social media sharing. This is only one in a string of fraternities and sororities who have been disciplined for their behavior, raising significant questions about the future of the Greek system on college campuses.

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Sorority Girl Says She Was Forced Out Because of a Photo on Tinder

Sorority Girl Says She Was Forced Out Because of a Photo on Tinder

Tinder Trouble

A junior at the University of Nebraska, Omaha says she was forced out of her sorority because of a photo she posted on Tinder, a social media app commonly used to meet people &/or "hook up".  The photo she posted on the site eight months ago (in August) was of her and two sorority sisters wearing their sorority's letters.  She got called into a meeting last week to discuss the photo which was referred to in the meeting as provocative and risque and was told that it violated the sorority's "Policy on Human Dignity" .

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Using Social Media to Your Advantage When Seeking an Internship

Using Social Media to Your Advantage When Seeking an Internship

Social Media Can Help You Get An Internship

I spend most of my time talking to kids about how to fix mistakes on their social media pages and how to avoid making the same mistakes in the future. What sometimes gets lost during this discussion is how social media can actually HELP teens get into college or get an internship or job so, I wanted to take the opportunity to focus on the positive side of social media in the process. How can you use social media to help you achieve your goals?

Think of social media as a way to build your personal brand

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