Anne Marie Suchanek


Anne Marie Suchanek
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Hi! I'm Anne Marie, a second year Masters student at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. Feel free to chat with me on Twitter @AnneMarieNY


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| April 3, 2014

Songza’s Latest Update Suggests Music To Match Weather

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If you aren’t familiar with Songza, now is the time to get acquainted. The New York City based startup has grown increasingly popular over the last two years, and is starting to become more of a recognized brand within the tech scene. The service aims to provide music for every mood. Users arrive at the → Read More

| March 3, 2014

Advice for Spring Breakers: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

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March is upon us, which means one thing for college students: a week off in a (typically) tropical place. Homework is the last thing on your mind and your priorities have become debating how late to sleep in and when to have your boozy brunch. Remember that although you’re on vacation, not everyone is! Social media doesn’t → Read More

| February 11, 2014

Why It’s Time To Quit Snapchat

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I remember sitting in class over a year ago when Snapchat came out. I looked to the person next to me and thought “this app is for sending nude pictures! There’s no way I’m downloading it.” Yet here I am today, almost embarrassed to admit that I have Snapchat as one of the four icons fixed → Read More

| February 4, 2014

10 Years with Facebook: How We’ve Grown and Changed

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It’s unreal to think that social media powerhouse Facebook is turning 10 years old. 10 years ago, I was about to start high school back home. At that time, Facebook was solely meant for college students. It was in 2006 (in the early part of my high school years) that Facebook announced that it would soon → Read More

| January 21, 2014

How Buzzfeed Is Taking Over The Internet

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Like many of you, I watched the Golden Globes last Sunday night. I caught all of the awkward hugs between celebrities, stammering from award winners, and unforgiving camera angles. During one uncomfortable part of an acceptance speech, my friend said ” well that’s going to be all over the Internet in the morning.” And it → Read More

| January 7, 2014

5 Things To Consider Before Applying To Graduate School

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Upon completing my undergraduate studies, I was faced with a difficult decision: do I face the real world head on or do I spend more time learning in graduate school? Nervous about the real world, thirsty for more knowledge about information security, and unsure of the answer to the dreaded question “What do you want → Read More

| January 6, 2014

Snapchat’s Security Breach: It Could Have Been Avoided

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You’d probably be embarrassed if the ugly selfies you sent on Snapchat were revealed to the world. But what about your phone number? At the very end of 2013, Snapchat was forced to deal with a security breach that led to the release of millions of users information being released.  Rough End, Rough Beginning The → Read More

| January 3, 2014

Snapchat’s Update Brings New (and Ridiculous) Features To Users

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Editor’s Note:  This post was updated May 1, 2014 with the announcement of additional new features.  Please scroll down to read more about video chat and new text messaging features. Snapchat released yet another update recently. Snapchat, the popular social networking site that allows users to send ten seconds videos and pictures to each other → Read More

| December 18, 2013

Why I Want To Quit Facebook (But Haven’t Yet)

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Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Foursquare. Social media apps we all use everyday, right? But there’s one of these things I can’t stand, but check anyway. Can you guess which one? I am so sick of Facebook, yet I spend a disgusting amount of time scrolling through the same old new stories and advertisements on my Facebook feed. → Read More

| December 9, 2013

How To Survive Finals Week

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It’s our favorite time of year, right students? Winter Break is in sight, but it’s being blocked by the mountains of studying you have to do first.  I’m on both sides of the spectrum. I’m currently a full time grad student and a graduate assistant for a class with over 230 students. Trust me, finals is stressful no matter → Read More