3 Reasons Facebook’s Slingshot Will Not Succeed

3 Reasons Facebook's Slingshot Will Not Succeed

Snapchat rose to the top of the charts due to its simplicity. Snap a pic, and send it out. Sure the app has ...

6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

If you're a typical college student, you're probably not massively into LinkedIn. Not having had much, if any, professional experience, you wonder who ...

The World Cup According to Twitter

The World Cup According to Twitter

The World Cup ended on Sunday with Germany defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time. This ended a thrilling month of passion, competition, and ...

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LA Summer Internship: Week Seven

Week Seven With the summer winding down, I figured that I should focus more on doing work and learning than goofing off (though ...

5 Reasons You Should Be Blogging

5 Reasons You Should Be Blogging

Blogging is what I consider a hidden social gem. As an online platform to document or share ideas, blogging can be the ...

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| 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

| July 8, 2014

Announcing Hack Upstate Fall 2014

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Saturday October 4th and Sunday 5th We are excited to announce this fall’s Hack Upstate! The weekend of October 4–5, the fourth semiannual Hack Upstate event will take place at the Syracuse Tech Garden (sign up here). Hack Upstate is an opportunity for talented developers, engineers, designers, innovators and problem solvers from across Upstate New York to → Read More

| July 7, 2014

Great Cover Letters: Harder to Write but Worth the Effort

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I just finished reading more than 100 cover letters–those of the applicants for a professional position. The experience left me with the feeling that almost no one knows how to write a standout cover letter; and I’m here to help change that. Why Cover Letters are So Important Let’s take a brief look at what you’re dealing with in → Read More

| July 3, 2014

Smart Horticulture, Enabled by Info Technology and Apps

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It looks like the future of a “smarter” agriculture might be in the hands of a unique new app, and enabled by the field of information technology. The British Geographical Survey conducted a comprehensive soil analysis of the entire United Kingdom and used the data to create  an app called, MySoil. This app enables agriculturalists, → Read More

| July 2, 2014

Facebook Users or Lab Rats: Ethical Research in the Age of Big Data

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Editor’s Note: This post is written by Jenny Stromer-Galley, Associate Professor here at the iSchool and Vice President of the Association of Internet Researchers; it originally appeared on her blog on July 1, 2014. A firestorm, in the academic world anyway, erupted this week when the AV Club posted a short review and commentary of → Read More

| June 30, 2014

Yo! Messaging App: Will You Find Ways To Use It?

In the world of mobile applications, there have been the good, the bad, and the ugly. Now there is a new player in the application world, called “Yo.” Yes, you heard right, Yo. Just to give you a glimpse of how basic it is, the application is literally a purple box. Exhilarating. Yo is free in → Read More

| June 27, 2014

LA Internship: Weeks Four and Five

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Weeks Four and Five Sorry for my absence from Information Space last week. With the craziness that was my work and sleep schedule, I didn’t have much of a chance to vlog. But no fear, I recap the highlights of weeks four and five in my LA internship in this video! Check out the menus → Read More

| June 27, 2014

Google Drive for Work: Comparisons, Pros and Cons

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This week at I/O 14 Google announced the immediate launch of Drive for Work, a premium version of Google Drive intended for business customers. Drive for Work will continue what 190 million Google Drive users have come to expect, and more.  In addition to the customary storage, sync and share features offered to personal users for → Read More

| June 26, 2014

GIFs on Twitter, The World Cup Craze, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. Today, you can finally view GIFs on Twitter! This feature has been hinted at, and even sort of possible in the past. But now, GIF lovers can rejoice because the ability to post funny cat GIFS is here to stay. (Let’s be honest, that’s → Read More

| June 25, 2014

What is SKRWT?

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The majority of mobile phones are equipped with a wide angle lens that distorts the lines in photos. A new app, SKRWT, was designed to fix this. Pronounced like “screw it,” the 1.0 version of the app was released on May 25 for iOS and has already been adopted by many – particularly by those in → Read More