Monthly Archives: January 2015

Medicine in a Social Media/web 2.0 World

The profession of Medicine has always been slow to innovate and to change. Dr. Ignaz Semmelweiss promoted hand washing as a way to prevent or decrease the spread of infections in 1847. Despite no evidence of any harm, beyond the … Continue reading

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Etiquette in the Age of Social Media

But first, let me take a selfie!! Sharing what you are doing, when you are doing it and who you are with is all the rage on social media these days. And not just for the millennials. Everyone is on … Continue reading

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Social Media and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted 2 Days Ago by julies08 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) took social media by storm… by accident.  I’m sure you all recall the social media frenzy that surrounded the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last summer.  You may not have known, … Continue reading

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And now we turn to our favorite global news station… Twitter

One of my closest friends is in public relations and has been for about ten years now. She  was the first one of us to start using Twitter (@BostonMarki) and she has found a small level of local Twitter fame … Continue reading

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and the Impact of Social Media

“The Ice Bucket Challenge.” For several weeks during the summer of 2014, it seemed as though you couldn’t go a few hours without hearing those four words. Facebook newsfeeds were filled with video clips, millions of videos were posted to … Continue reading

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Yik Yak: Harmless, Humorous, or Dangerous?

Working on a college campus has kept me in the loop with social media fads.  The students I work with have introduced me to a wide variety of apps, websites, and networks – from Snapchat and Reddit, both of which … Continue reading

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5 Best Ways to Use Social Media to Market Your Small Business

5 Best Ways to Use Social Media to Promote Your Small Business Now more than ever the business market is flooded with available options for consumers. Businesses must use new and inventive ways to stand out from competitors. One way to do … Continue reading

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