• Posts Tagged ‘social media’

    Her Campus Comes to Ramapo

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

    PHOTO/ involved.millersville.edu

    By MICHELE MATTIA Ramapo College recently launched  a chapter of Her Campus, an online college magazine directed to female audiences. Two students, Angel Branco and Elina Tarkazikis, founded the chapter at Ramapo and have congregated  a volunteer group of staff writers on campus that write weekly articles, ranging from Greek life, to healthy options on campus...

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    A “News” Spin on Pinning

    by  • October 9, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    The layout of a typical Pinterest page.
PHOTO/ onlinemarketinginstitute.org

    By MICHELE MATTIA “Oh, I saw that on Pinterest!” is a common phrase said by users in search of fashion and gossip trends, referring to the photo-sharing website that is growing in popularity.  But now, news has been added to the list of Pinterest content. The Business Insider reports 3.4 billion Pinterest monthly page views from its 25 million members...

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    Facebook Connects Campus Music Community

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    The Facebook group Jamapo brings together many different members within the music community throughout the entire campus. Photo/Ryan McGrath

    By RYAN MCGRATH Through the use of social media, a spark of unity has been ignited within Ramapo College’s music community.  The Facebook group, Jamapo, is a page that provides students with the opportunity to makes connections with one another through sharing their common interests and passions towards music. Members of the Jamapo group page can...

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    Local bands promote music in new ways

    by  • March 11, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment


    By MIKE  MONTALTO In today’s music scene, it can be difficult for new bands to burst onto the scene. The local music scene is disintegrating, as local venues close one after another. People have become accustomed to downloading music for free and local artists can’t make money. However, upcoming artists are finding new ways to adjust...

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    LinkedIn: Important Professional Networking Tool

    by  • March 9, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment


      Jobs have become increasingly more competitive, and as students begin to prepare for their future one benefit of social networking in today’s fast-paced, social media crazed world is the value of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a professional networking site that is used as an online resume to market oneself. Young adults, established employees, employers and...

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    Seth MacFarlane for Oscar Host

    by  • October 17, 2012 • Features • 2 Comments

    Seth MacFarlane at the 2012 Emmys PHOTO / TV.com

    By LAUREN MAGENTA Seth MacFarlane—Family Guy creator, will host of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, February 24, 2013. Social media sites went crazy on Monday, Oct. 1 when The Academy announced Macfarlane as the surprise host. Hashtags like #ratingsgrab and words of excitement filled twitter, Youtube and Facebook. The sites overflowed with both support and...

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    Employers Comb Social Media Sites for Prospective Employees

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Features, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    This file photo from the U.S. Department of state shows a workplace supervisor engaging in use of social media. (Photo/State Department/Public Domain)

    By ANTHONY SMITH As Ramapo students get closer to graduation, the prospect of finding a full-time job will become an ever-growing burden on them. Social media becoming more popular by the second, employers are going to Facebook and other sites to conduct background checks on prospective employees. The Ponemon Institute, a research institution that focuses on...

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    Following Debate, Social Media Explosion Can’t Be Ignored

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Features • 0 Comments

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO It’s unavoidable. The witty comments, snarky tweets, angry debates and lengthy rants. Every time an event such as a competitive sports game, well known awards show, or anticipated news broadcast is shown on television, people on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter go crazy. This past Tuesday, when the second presidential...

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