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6 Ways the Smartphone Changed Society

6 Ways the Smartphone Changed Society By Samantha Warren Janurary 17, 2017 The first ever phone to feature software applications and a touch screen was the IBM Simon, which debuted in 1992, although the term “smartphone” wasn’t coined until 1995. Simon’s many applications included a calendar, address book, appointment scheduler, calculator and clock. Smartphones have[…]

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Influencer Marketing: Getting People to Like You So They Also Like Your Stuff

Influencer Marketing: Getting People to Like You So They Also Like Your Stuff By Samantha Schwartz December 2, 2016             Let’s talk about getting people to like us. How do we do it? For me, it’s my self-deprecating personality and making sure I smell good. Why? Because leveling yourself to[…]

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A Shot in the Dark (Web): A Marketer’s Look into the Hidden Internet

A Shot in the Dark (Web): A Marketer’s Look into the Hidden Internet By  Colton O’Dwyer November 11, 2016       You’ve probably heard the term thrown around before. Maybe you read about Silk Road, the billion-dollar underground drug market, or perhaps you’ve heard of Edward Snowden, who used the Dark Web to leak[…]

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Premature Decoration: Winter Is Coming

Premature Decoration: Winter Is Coming By  Andrew Gormally November 4, 2016       Halloween has been over for a little less than 96 hours, yet most major department store have started the preparation for Christmas. Red and green has slowly begun replacing the Halloween displays. Decorations, sweaters and even a few menorahs have started[…]

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Go Fund Yourself: The Technological Gold-rush of CrowdFunding

Go Fund Yourself The Technological Gold-Rush of Crowdfunding By Andrew Gormally October 24, 2016          Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundME, and other crowdfunding companies are redefining  entrepreneurship. These companies are bringing people’s inventions, ideas and dreams to life. Crowdfunding is a method of raising money that combines the traditional fundraising model with modern technology. Artists,[…]

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Validation at First Swipe – How Tinder Has Changed the Game

Validation at First Swipe By  Samantha Schwartz September 30, 2016             I’m just going to assume we have all swiped left or right on Tinder at least once. Whether it was on your own or you living vicariously through your single friend, there is undoubtedly something satisfying about anonymously swiping on[…]