Survey: 3 in 5 Internet Users are Almost Always Connected

August 20, 2014 Interactive, Technology 0 Comments

It's hard to go anywhere without seeing a few people texting, talking on their phone, tweeting, etc. I'm guilty of it too.  Surprisingly, I'm not writing this post on the go. A July 2014 survey from Civic Science found that…

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A Hint of Fall

August 19, 2014 Photography 0 Comments

Noticed some of the leaves starting to change in the Burlington, Vermont area. They actually started to change on some trees in the beginning of August. Mostly all of the trees, however, are still green.

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How Many MRAPs Does Your State Have?

August 17, 2014 Interactive, News 0 Comments

How many Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAPs) does your state have? Click on a state to find out. According to the New York Times, there are 432 MRAPs across the United States. That's not all, there are 435 other armored vehicles;…

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Get Interactive Content on Your Website

August 16, 2014 Website 0 Comments

Interactive content is an excellent way to engage and keep people on your website. The web allows content producers to add multiple multimedia to help tell a story. These elements, maps, timelines, and charts can tell a story in ways…

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A Trip to Maine

August 13, 2014 Photography 0 Comments

Here are some photos from my recent trip to Maine with Dana and her family. It was a glorious 4 day trip with beautiful warm weather during the day and cool dry nights. Couldn't have asked for better weather. As always,…

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Facebook Users Not Happy With Being Forced to Use Messenger App

August 13, 2014 Social Media 0 Comments

Many Facebook users are not happy about being forced to use the Messenger app to communicate on mobile devices. Previously, users were able to communicate directly with their friends and family through the Facebook app. The changes, according to TechCrunch,…

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Website Allows Community to Fact Check Twitter

August 6, 2014 Digital Media, Media 0 Comments

Social media and the web allows anyone to be a publisher. With mobile technology, especially smart devices like phones and tablets, anyone can be a "journalist." Because so many people can report the news in their community, how do we…

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Website Layout Just as Important as Content

August 5, 2014 Internet 0 Comments

The way we layout content on our website and blog is just as important as the content we produce. I'll argue that it will determine if someone clicks off your page, engages, and how long they spend on your site.…

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Study: Facebook Makes Us More Depressed and Less Satisfied With Our Lives

August 3, 2014 Social Media 0 Comments

A study by Michigan State University found that Facebook makes us more depressed and less satisfied with our lives. According to the study, researchers texted participants five times per day for two-weeks to see how Facebook use make them feel…

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Facebook Down on August 1, 2014

Facebook Addiction? People Called The Police When Facebook Went Down

August 2, 2014 Social Media 0 Comments

A sign that you are addicted to Facebook? You call police when the social networking website goes down. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department had to tell people on Twitter not to call them about Facebook being down. #Facebook is not…

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