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Instagram Is a Strategic Communication Channel

Instagram Is a Strategic Communication Channel

Communication between governments and citizens has changed over the years. The digital era has provided state actors with new channels to spread their messages. Different channels offer different types of outreach. Nevertheless, successful communication requires consistency and...

As the Founders Exit, What’s Next for Instagram?

As the Founders Exit, What’s Next for Instagram?

Instagram has 1 billion users and Facebook has 2.2 billion. That’s a big chunk of the world’s population. Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are resigning amid reports of rising tension with parent company Facebook, a decision that ends their six-year relationship with the...

How the Selfie Became an Obsession

How the Selfie Became an Obsession

Warning: the person in the selfie may not be as happy as they look. Millennials are known for their obsession with “selfies.” Every day, hours and hours are spent on smartphones, leaving many of us wondering how this narcissistic fad even started. Social media networks are wildly...

There Is No More Social Media

There Is No More Social Media

Influencer marketing might once have been a secondary effect or by-product of social media, but it’s now an integral part of any social platform’s vitality.  Few things are more suspicious than a gift from an anonymous benefactor, who asks nothing in return but your attention. It becomes...

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