Social Media Overview

What is Social Media? Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. The Office of Communications and Marketing manages the main Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts. We offer an array of tools, including one-on-one consults with schools, departments and offices looking to form or … Read more

SPEEDY CITATIONS: 6 REFERENCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR RESEARCH

Students, academics, authors, and researchers generally have to do a lot of online research. With so many different databases, online journals, and websites, it can be overwhelming to manage and organize so many references—especially if you’re doing it manually. But did you know that there are programs that can actually manage and keep track of … Read more

What is Social Media Marketing ? – Meaning and Important Concepts

We Humans are essentially social animals. Communication and interaction is vital for the Human society. People love to socialize and interact with one another. Internet technology has changed the way the people communicate. Gone are the days when one had to write a letter or book a telephone call to speak to a friend or … Read more

THE COMING SOFTWARE APOCALYPSE

There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 times while a stranger was trying to break into her house. When he finally crawled into her … Read more

The Question We’ve Stopped Asking About Teen-Agers and Social Media

The trouble started in mid-September, when the Wall Street Journal published an exposé titled “Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show.” The article revealed that Facebook had identified disturbing information about the impact of its Instagram service on young users. It cited an internal company presentation, leaked to the paper by an anonymous whistle-blower, that … Read more

Pros and Cons of Social Media

Multitasking has become a common theme in our lives. It’s a wonder how we manage it all. We depend on our smartphones for work, school, our personal and social lives.  When was the last time you left home without your phone and kept on going? The internet has become a significant part of our daily lives.  So … Read more

‘The Social Dilemma Are Facebook and Instagram Really Affecting Our Mental Health

Netflix’s hit docudrama The Social Dilemma paints a dystopian picture of social media, arguing that Silicon Valley’s pervasive technology is now an existential threat to humanity. Having spent the past decade fine-tuning their now very smart algorithms, the brains behind Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, among the other dominant platforms, have got us hooked. With the average adult worldwide spending … Read more

Detecting violations of access control and information flow policies in data flow diagrams☆

Abstract The security of software-intensive systems is frequently attacked. High fines or loss in reputation are potential consequences of not maintaining confidentiality, which is an important security objective. Detecting confidentiality issues in early software designs enables cost-efficient fixes. A Data Flow Diagram (DFD) is a modeling notation, which focuses on essential, functional aspects of such … Read more