Archive for January, 2010

I write weekly blog posts for the Georgia Southern University’s Admission’s site here is this week’s post, one of my favorites: This week I really couldn’t think about what I’d like to write about. I decided to start thinking about what I have learned since being a freshman at Georgia Southern. As an incoming Freshman […]

According to PRNewswire’s Post “Apple Launches IPad,”  on January 27, 2010, Apple introduced their new iPad. The iPad is a new device that will allow their consumers to browse the web, read and send emails, enjoy photos, watch videos, listen to music, play games, and read e-books. The iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weights just 1.5 pounds, […]

For my Pr and Social Media class we were assigned to read Li & Bernoff’s Groundswell, Chapters 4-9. The chapters provided many great tips and ideas to me as a student studying Public Relations and using Social Media. Below, I have a listed a few key things I remembered from readings: The acronym “POST,” is used […]

For my PR and Social Media Class we were given the topic: Is social media monitoring ethical? Provide commentary and discussion on both sides of the issue, and offer your personal viewpoint, to blog on. Social Media Monitoring can be argued as both ethical and unethical, it all depends upon who is monitoring, why you are mointoring, […]

Blog Comments


1. “Is Social Media Mointoring Ethical,” , By James Kicklighter, January 28, 2010 ” James, you are completely correct it’s extremely important to always keep in mind proper etiquette of social media monitoring. It’s unethical to slander people or companies, therefore there is a line that has to be drawn, and not crossed. While it’s […]

PRNewswire reported in it’s article “Toyota Files Voluntary Safety Recall on Select Toyota Division Vehicles for Sticking Accelerator Pedal,” that Toyota announced it would recall approximately 2.3 million vehicles to correct sticking accelerator pedals. The company conducted an investigation that indicated that in rare occasion certain vehicles would be in danger if this would occur. Toyota is working quickly […]

Week 2 Reading


For Week two of our PRCA3030 class we were assigned to read Groundswell Chapter 1-3 & A Survival Guide To Social Media And Web 2.0 Optimization Chapter 4. In these readings a few things really caught my attention: Because of how quickly things can go viral on the internet, it’s almost impossible to keep secrets quiet. Groundswell […]