Lindsey Silverman


Lindsey Silverman
ltsilver@syr.edu
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Lindsey is currently a student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. She loves all things social media, so connect with her on Twitter: @Lindzsilver


Posts by Lindsey


| April 9, 2014

Twitter’s Profile Redesign, Vine Direct Messaging, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Twitter just launched a major profile redesign that will roll out to users over the next few weeks. This layout looks oddly similar to other social sites such as Facebook and Google+. Designer David Bellona shares that the new Web profiles will feature a → Read More

| April 2, 2014

Pinterest Gets Hacked, Instagram Features #BabySuiting, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Has something been a little off about on your Pinterest account? Some users have reported experiencing a recent hack that will fill up boards with several weight loss ads that are almost exclusively images of women’s butts. A Pinterest representative spoke out about the comical, → Read More

| March 11, 2014

Twitter Pays Off IBM, Instagram Joins Omnicom Group, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Whenever Facebook feels like its users are finally getting accustomed to a site update, the company likes to  pull the rug out from underneath everyone and change things again. A lot of users have sporadically been forced to change over to a mobile-inspired look. But last week, → Read More

| March 5, 2014

The Selfie that Won the Oscars, Facebook Costs User $80k, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Who knew a selfie could win an Oscar? Well, technically said selfie did not walk on stage and accept an award, but during the Oscars Ellen DeGeneres was responsible for the most retweeted tweet of all time. She tweeted a selfie during the event that → Read More

| February 25, 2014

Facebook Pays $19 Billion for WhatsApp, LinkedIn Introduces Blocking, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Facebook made big tech news recently when they purchased WhatsApp. They paid $19 billion for the international texting application, and many are wondering if this investment was worth the big bucks. It is reported to be the second-largest acquisition in recent tech history. Facebook CEO → Read More

| February 17, 2014

Facebook Adds Custom Gender, MTV’s Social Matchmaker, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Last Thursday, Facebook announced that they are now allowing users to select a custom gender to display on their Facebook profile. The new initiative was announced by the Facebook Diversity program. Previously, users were confined to choose between male and female, but now a menu will appear → Read More

| February 11, 2014

Facebook Turns 10, @SochiProblems, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. We always hear everything is going digital, but even more than that everything is going mobile. Pinterest is at the forefront of this trend, as more than 75% of Pinterest usage takes places on phones and tablets. Because of this popularity, Pinterest recently updated their mobile → Read More

| February 5, 2014

Facebook Paper, Pinterest’s Interests, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. On February 3rd, Facebook launched Paper, a new Flipboard like smartphone app that will present your Facebook stories is a newspaper-like manner. In a blog post Facebook writes, “Paper makes storytelling more beautiful with an immersive design and fullscreen, distraction-free layouts. We’ve also made → Read More

| January 27, 2014

Facebook’s Mortality, Vine Turns One, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Princeton recently released a study that used Google search trends to predict that Facebook would lose 80 percent of its users by 2017. Our own Anne Marie Suchanek even recently wrote about how Facebook is already losing popularity and how she is so sick of the dated social networking site. Some → Read More

| January 20, 2014

Trending on Facebook, Politicians on Snapchat, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Last Thursday, Facebook started to roll out a “Trending” feature that looks and functions oddly similar to Twitter’s trending topics. Facebook describes this feature as a new product that’s designed to surface interesting and relevant conversations in order to help you discover the best content from → Read More