Tag: social media
How social media enables political groups to form and engage in risky collective movements is a complex problem that requires multilayered approaches.
These are websites and applications that enable users to create user profiles and share content including pictures, stories, videos, and documents. Social media is categorized into two, namely networking sites and sharing sites, this is according to their main purposes.
Digital marketing, communication between people and between businesses and customers – these are some of the activities where social media play very important role.
Any lingering question on whether or not the happenings on social media platforms are truly politically relevant can finally be put to rest.
A team of scientists led by Virginia Tech researchers has received a $950,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the ways that ideas and behaviors are spread through large social networks like Twitter.
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Montgomery County dairy and sweet corn producers Casey and Stacey Phillips of Dry Valley Farms participated in the Dairy Industry’s #MilkTruth campaign this past winter and received mixed messages.
Coley Jones Drinkwater makes posting on social media a part of her daily routine—just like milking cows. The Dinwiddie County dairy farmer posts agriculture facts, photos and videos to her Facebook page “Dinwiddie Farmer” (Facebook.com/DinwiddieFarmer) to educate consumers about agriculture.
The Virginia Tech Science Connection Advisory Network, or VT-SCAN for short is simple but effective.
It used to be relatively easy to market your business on Facebook. You started a business Facebook page, got people to like it, posted updates to the page about your business, people saw them, and you got sales.
Facebook has its critics: individuals who chafe at the myriad changes in privacy settings, business owners who spent big bucks building like bases that they now have to spend more to be able to connect with.
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Richmond finishes the non-conference season on New Year’s Eve against Northeastern at 4 p.m.
A Virginia Tech classified staff employee for 27 years, Peggy Quesenberry has fully capitalized on Virginia Tech’s tuition waiver benefit for employees–having received four degrees in that time.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday.
Around the country I’ve traveled, thriving on talks at indie bookstores from Seattle to Portland to Boston to New York to Little Rock to Greensboro and throughout Virginia. One shop stands way out. No place won my heart like Stone Soup Books and Café in Waynesboro, VA. Housed in a 120-year-old formerly abandoned home, Stone Soup embodies the spirit of independently owned bookstores.
Absent a buyer, Stone Soup Books and Café is set to close its doors at the end of the year. Owner Mary Katherine Froelich cites the changing nature of the book industry, with increasing market share going to Amazon.com for hardcovers and paperbacks and the rise of e-books, as the key factor.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins lost on Sunday, 24-0, to the St. Louis Rams.
Young people can also get involved in environmental protection efforts right in their own backyards even without the support of a non-profit.
The State Corporation Commission encourages Virginians to be wary of investment opportunities promising pie-in-the-sky returns with little or no risk.
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The advent of new products and technologies can sometimes spell risk for investors, the State Corporation Commission warned.
United Way of Greater Augusta has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners.
VDOT is preparing for snow on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and urges motorists to consider altering their Thanksgiving travel plans to avoid driving in inclement weath
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