social media

April 20, 2012 - 9:06am
Speakers discussed how Twitter allows people to make connections during the first #140cuse conference in the Schine Student Center.

Students, professionals and social media junkies gathered in the Schine Underground on Thursday to listen, learn and network with one another about the power of social media at Syracuse University's first #140cuse conference.

April 12, 2012 - 2:34pm
Take part by tweeting or following the discussion at #SMinEDU starting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17.

Social media has emerged as a dominant force in society. Everywhere we turn there are examples of sites like Twitter and Facebook being used in new and innovative ways. How is this affecting how teachers teach and how students learn? Are social media tools being utilized to their fullest potential? This is your chance to discuss it with people wondering the same things. 


Tuesday, April 17, at 2 p.m.

April 1, 2012 - 3:35pm
Social media's hottest new site is the perfect way to brainstorm a 'hoppy' holiday menu

So you like cooking, baking or Pinterest-ing in your free time? Great.

Don't have free time? We get it.

If you're anything like us, it's April 1 and you just realized there's, oh, four weeks left in the semester. That's why we've customized a board full of foodie ideas to make you very, very "hoppy" this Easter.

The recipes range from fun to international (Babka? What's that?) and might even provide the visuals for a cultural lesson or two.

February 8, 2012 - 11:45pm
Some say the policy is a form of censorship, while others say it is a smart business move.

Discussions about the merits and shortfalls of Twitter’s recently announced policy of withholding certain tweets are playing out at Syracuse University, much as they are around the globe.

Two weeks ago, Twitter announced it will withhold tweets that are illegal in the country they originate from if the country makes a “valid and applicable” legal request.

October 31, 2011 - 2:48pm
The Carousel Mall expansion will use social media to announce new retailers.

Destiny USA has jumped on the social media bandwagon. New retailers to the proposed expansion of the Carousel Mall will be announced on the Destiny USA's official Twitter and Facebook pages. 

March 7, 2011 - 9:16pm
Pete Yorn came back to his alma mater (along with Ben Kweller) to deliver an intimate performance at The Westcott. Here's a glimpse at what the experience was like through the notes of folks in the building.

First things first, the show seemed to go over well for all in attendance. Ben Kweller in particular moved his fans enough to take to Twitter.

April 5, 2010 - 3:32pm
The video-chat Web site Chatroulette connects people around the world, 'looking for a random stranger...'

It’s unlike any other social experience you have had on the Internet.

The latest web craze, Chatroulette offers a blend of socializing, interactivity, anonymity and the constant surprise of which bizarre interaction will come next.

October 20, 2009 - 3:12pm
The staff of The NewsHouse fills you in on our social media strategy.

Let’s talk social media.

Celebrities are doing it. Businesses are doing it. And most likely, you’re doing it too.

According to a blog by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg, there are 250 million people on Facebook. That number is from July 2009, and it’s only getting larger. People are signing up for accounts as you sit here reading this.

Like many other...