Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

How to Brand Yourself on Social Media in College

Social media is a prominent part of every college student’s life.  There really isn’t a good way to avoid it, and by not avoiding it, it is of course all too tempting to jump in and join the fun.  Using sites like Facebook and Twitter can be fun and beneficial to you professionally at the ...

How to Use Twitter with Purpose

Social media sites are becoming the focal point of our generation, each one highlighting a different way to connect with others in a unique manner. Whether you use Twitter to follow all of your favorite celebrities or to vent your feelings, there’s definitely a few things that you can do to clean up your act ...

America’s Happiest Cities and States Revealed by Tweets

To aid in a new study, a group of mathematicians at the University of Vermont, Burlington, created a tool that collects public messages from popular social networking site Twitter in order to gauge happiness based on location. The tool, called the “hedonometer,” collected 10 million tweets with user locations attached from 373 urban areas. From there, ...

Measuring Your Online Personal Brand With Klout

Everywhere you go, your online profile follows you. From what you post on Facebook to checking in on FourSquare and tweeting on Twitter, everything you do has an impact on yourself as “a brand”, and now that social impact can be rewarding.  That’s where Klout comes in. What Is Klout? Klout is an online social media analyzer ...

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

Bookmarking useful websites in college is on every student’s to do list. Unfortunately, shuffling through your pages and organizing your online tools can be a hassle for everyone. When organizing my own weekly bookmarks this morning, I lost track of time and ended up spending 2+ hours picking the right pages, organizing by categories and, ...

Five Types of Twitter Accounts College Students Should Follow

Twitter has been around since 2006, and it is still growing fast while easily becoming one of the most popular social networks on the web.  Unfortunately, a lot of people still think of twitter as just a place full of boring people telling the world about every single aspect of their life; however, Twitter is so much more ...

Job & Internship Opportunities

The pressure to find a job or internship in this market is overwhelming students across the nation. How are some of your friends finding such useful websites? Where are they getting the right resume help, and how are they finding these random applications? Some of your friends probably had their jobs handed to them from ...

Creative Uses for QR Codes

QR codes have been around since 1994. It was the Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave company that invented the two dimensional barcode in order to track vehicles during the manufacturing process. Here’s an image of one (in case you haven’t seen one before): Note: To scan the image above, download the free QR reader application on ...

5 Chrome Apps That Aren’t Just Bookmarks

One of Google Chrome’s unique features is the vast selection of installable web apps that you can add to your browser. Many of the “apps” in the Google Chrome Webstore get criticism for being nothing more than glorified bookmarks to a certain website, but these five actually provide useful features other than a pretty icon. ...

Watch, Read, Make: Camels are Just the Best

Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to look at and do during your weekend. Watch: So, I may be alone in this, but I find camels as a species just delightfully strange. From the weird bleaty noise they make to their freaky toes, they are just the weirdest domesticates I know. ...