Social Media

Centscere Turns Social Media Actions Into Donations

Meet the innovators behind Centscere

Just when you thought liking your friend’s video of a drunk baboon on Facebook was a total waste of time, a local Syracuse tech company steps in and makes it possible for every social action to have real, tangible, transcendent meaning.

Trending in Social Media

#trending in internet-land

In between blow-drying your hair, flossing your teeth, “tweezering” your nose hair, and taking out the trash, it’s important every morning to keep up on what’s going on in social media. Don’t worry, that’s why I’m here. I stayed up late last night to save you the hassle.

The Best Things Not to Say on Social Media (NSFW)

(NSFW) “Here’s a photo of my Starbucks drink.”

Everyone has that moment when they say something stupid online and then go to delete it and 5 “friends” have already liked, commented and shared it with 7,000 other people. I think it’s important to go over various things that are better off said in the privacy of our own homes, but not while we are late-night web-surfing.

Social Media and the New Faces of Journalism

SMBSyr meets monthly on diverse social topics and in different locations

Last Thursday, social media enthusiasts and professionals got to get up early to attend perhaps my favorite monthly event around town (don’t judge) – the Social Media Breakfast Syracuse (SMB).

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Social Media Galaxy

Social media: man’s new invention for making the world a smaller place. Let’s take a quick look at it, shall we?

According to a recent study by We Are Social, more than 26 percent of the world uses some type of social media, which accounts for about 1.8 billion people.  There are hundreds of social media sites but only a handful of well known, highly used networks.