Lindsey Silverman

Lindsey Silverman
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

| December 1, 2014

Snapcash for Peer-to-Peer Payment: The Evolution of Snapchat


Things you want to disappear: embarrassing pictures of yourself with four chins. Things you don’t want to disappear: your money. In the midst of the mobile payment craze, Venmo and Google Wallet have a new competitor. Last week, the popular mobile photo-messaging app Snapchat introduced “Snapcash.” The launch of this new feature allows users to send → Read More

| November 13, 2014

Twitter Trying New Reporting Tool to Reduce Online Harassment


If you’ve been on the Syracuse University campus anytime recently, you’ve see an outpouring of support for campaigns against sexual harassment and sexual assault. The Girl Code Movement was started by three SU students, and is a college-focused, anti-sexual assault organization. As well, “Yes Means Yes” is a campus-wide campaign advocating against sexual assault and providing helpful resources for those → Read More

| November 3, 2014

Facebook Rooms: A Revival of Chat Rooms?


Let’s take a trip down memory lane and remember AOL chat rooms. I was probably only in middle school when this anonymous form of communication was at it’s peak; but somehow I was still a part of this online social space. This prime example of Web 1.0 was used to connect people with similar interests, and overall → Read More

| October 23, 2014

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)


Everyone has an opinion about data: some people support the aggregation of data for research, some people are so scared about the collection of personal data that they have sworn off the internet, and some people just like to talk about data. In 2013, Facebook acquired Atlas from Microsoft for nearly $100 million and nobody really → Read More

| October 10, 2014

Slack: A Collaboration Tool You Should Know About


Take a look at your email inbox. Does it make your head hurt? How would you feel if you could cut that clutter in half? Well, Stewart Butterfield definitely had a headache from his mail app, so he created Slack. (He also created photo-sharing social network Flickr many years back) How It Works This collaboration tool is meant to change → Read More

| September 17, 2014

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon


Online shopping is about to get a whole lot easier. If that phrase scares you and your wallet, you’re not alone. Browse, add to cart, enter information, and as soon as the next day you can receive your online shopping order. That’s the world of online shopping as we see it today, but as reported last → Read More

| September 3, 2014

Internship Tips: My Experience as a Community Manager

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So you’ve got the internship, now what? You’ve spent hours perfecting your resume, articulately answering interview questions over the phone, and always following up with a polite thank-you note. Now, the real fun starts. It’s time not just to survive, but rock your summer internship. This summer I interned at award-winning digital agency 360i, where the motto is → Read More

| August 22, 2014

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp


Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. This post has been delayed because I just got back from EuroTech, a 15-day tour of Europe that visits some of the world’s largest global IT corporations. You know how, when you are on Pinterest, and you see an outfit or piece of furniture that you know → Read More

| July 21, 2014

Snapchat Geofilters, Celebrity-Only Facebook App, And More: The Social Media RoundUp


Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. Sending the same Snapchats to your friends over and over again can get boring. Luckily, with the newest Snapchat update, you can now add some pizazz to your daily snaps with geofilters. These stickers appear as overlays to your photos and are unlocked only when → Read More

| July 9, 2014

‘Buy Now’ on Twitter, An Emoji-Only Social Network, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. If you live the hectic life of a community manager, or manage a Facebook page, you will be happy to hear about this major app update. The Facebook Pages Manager app for iOS and Android received an a brand new design. According to Facebook for → Read More