Alison J. Harris

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Content Nation

I’ve always felt that marketing and social media go hand-and-hand, but the material I have read this week have make me question the closeness of this relationship. John Blossom’s book Content Nation gives readers an excellent discussion of how social media has effectively changed how society communicates. He mentions the “democratization” of social media (a direct effect of Web 2.0 technology), making….

March 8, 2014 , Comment

Filter Bubbles

  I’ve traveled some around the United States over the years, but I would love to get the chance to trek across Europe. Venturing outside your typical comfort zone and visiting diverse places and people really gives you a broader perspective on life. Unfortunately, I have often heard tales of Americans traveling to different countries and quite mistakenly expecting everyone….

March 3, 2014 , Comment