Yik Yak and Anonymity

“With anonymity comes a lot of responsibility, and college kids have the maturity that it takes to handle those responsibilities,” Buffington said. – Yik Yak chat app stirring up trouble in high schools Has Yik Yak appeared on your campus yet? Students on campus might be buzzing about this new app, which I have heard described…

“You should be on Twitter”

Hi – I’m Chandler. And if you did not already know, I’m an enthusiastic fan of Twitter! I love Twitter for many reasons. Twitter is part of my personal learning network, has connected me to wonderful people, fuels my relentless enthusiasm for Wolfpack sports, and has provided me incredible opportunities related to my professional career!…

Pinterest & Student Affairs

Last week I blogged about my technology project for Campus Ecology (#ECHD7430) and over the next few weeks I will be featuring some of my classmates’ projects! Each person chose a specific technology or social media tool and explored uses for student affairs professional and student organizations. The first project I am going to feature…

Let’s talk about Snapchat

What is Snapchat? Snapchat is an application that allows you to take pictures or videos, add text or drawings, and send them to one friend or a chosen group of friends. The photo or video, known as a “snap”, disappears after a certain amount of time (0-10 seconds) or after the video plays. When talking…

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