Twitter

  • Twitter: Is The #Party Over?

    by Elena McWright, CDAE Public Communication major at the University of Vermont. Social media platforms have become increasingly popular all over the world as a resource to all for spreading news, personal information, and promotions of all kinds. For Twitter specifically, it has been used since its birth in...
  • Iran’s “Twitter Revolution” – Western Media’s Flawed Coverage of the Green Movement

    by Emily von Wiese, Public Communication/CDAE major @ University of Vermont. Dubbed the “Twitter Revolution,” the Iranian 2009 Green Movement sparked the advent of social media platforms as political organizing tools. Iranians took to the streets after the 2009 presidential election, protesting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and demanding his removal from office....
  • #TOTUS: Twitter of the United States

    Whether you’re a Democrat, a Republican, or somewhere in between, you can probably agree that Donald Trump has an immense presence on Twitter. Trump’s Twitter account has seen major media attention since the beginning of his campaign. Now, in his presidency, his animated use continues to influence the American...
  • #Twitter: A Sporting Chance

    As of March 2013, 72% of student athletes had a twitter account with 97% (DeShazo, 2013) of them tweeting daily-with these numbers only increasing in the coming years, what would you do as a coach to protect your student athletes? UConn women’s basketball program enforces a new trend within...
  • Tweeting Our Way to #BetterGrades

    Social media has become a prominent force in today’s society, and Twitter is becoming more and more popular as a way to communicate and engage with others in 140 characters or less. Although some people may think of Twitter as a distraction and a hindrance to good academic performance,...