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Social Media and Higher Education Survey Findings from 2014

I ran across a mention of the 2014 Annual Survey of Social Media in Advancement by CASE, Huron Education, and mStoner, as published in the print version of University Business.  The report covers the responses to the annual survey, a overview of the goals by institutions, and barriers to success. The top line findings are…

Local Digital Slactivism: Call to Action?

So, we found out my daughter’s grade school is closing at the end of this year, throwing more than a hundred families lives into turmoil. Although the timing was unexpected, it was certainly not a surprise.  The parish community rallied for an opportunity to have one more year to reverse the situation.  As it stands,…

Of floods, firehoses, and faucets.

Joshua Gans say the following at the Harvard Business Review’s blog, in a post stating that Facebook is the largest news organization ever: News organizations do two major things, commercially speaking: they use news to grab attention and then sell that attention to advertisers. Facebook does do what Gans describes, but it isn’t news.  Currently…