Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Next Generation’s Social Titan: Instagram

I think there are unlimited possibilities for businesses to engage potential customers. These are all great ideas.

Julie N. Kuhrt

Why Instagram?

Instagram-IconInstagram is a social media platform for photo and video sharing. It was created specifically for mobile use, but an online version is also available. The purpose of the platform is to enable a community of visually-inclined individuals to share and view content with their followers.

Who is using Instagram?

Among today’s youth, Instagram has become an extremely popular platform. It is a way for individuals and brands to create simple, shareable, easily understood, and universal content for others. It allows an individual to take a photo, edit it to his or her liking, and share it via Instagram and other social platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) in as few steps as possible.

With over 300 million active users a month, Instagram is a platform that should not be ignored. In the United States alone there are 77.6 millions users, and this is predicted to increase to 106…

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Posted by on October 13, 2015 in Social Media


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Confirms Company Will Layoff 336 Employees

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Copyright Aaron Durand (@everydaydude) for Twitter, Inc.

Eight days after being named Twitter?s permanent CEO, Jack Dorsey confirmed a report from Re/code last week that the company would be reducing it?s workforce.

According to an email from Dorsey to all employees, Twitter will be laying off 336 employees ? eight percent of its staff.

?So we have made an extremely tough decision: we plan to part ways with up to 336 people from across the company,? writes Dorsey, ?Twitter will go to great lengths to take care of each individual by providing generous exit packages and help finding a new job.?

We plan to part ways with up to 336 people from across the company.

Dorsey?s email says Twitter?s product and engineering teams would endure the ?most significant structural changes? with the rest of the organization to be streamlined in parallel.

?We feel strongly that Engineering will move much faster with a smaller and nimbler team…

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Posted by on October 13, 2015 in Social Media

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