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Posts tagged with word-of-mouth

To this day, storytelling via word of mouth is a prominent method of distributing information. The primary flaw in this method however, whether it’s a grandmother passing down family history or a recount of a recent event, is that it’s extremely difficult to keep facts straight when the same story is shared between multiple people. […]

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How reliable is word of mouth?

Posted by: | September 14, 2014 | No Comment |

Word of mouth has been around for thousands of years. It starts with one person telling another any sort of information, news, story, etc., which continues on to other people.   http://www.pavemanpro.com/guides/article/chapter_11_get_control_of_word_of_mouth_advertising/ Apparently word of mouth advertising is very successful and reliable. According to Business Week, “even with the explosion of review applications and sites (eg, […]

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a history of social media?

Posted by: | October 28, 2012 | No Comment |
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According to  Beth Hayden and Rafal Tomal at copyblogger, There’s nothing new about “social media.” Hayden and Tomal also state that,”the concept behind Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networking tools isn’t new. These sites just give us new, sexy, and easy-to use ways to do what we’ve always wanted to do online — exchange ideas and […]

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A new “raw” word of mouth

Posted by: | October 2, 2012 | No Comment |

There is a new website heavily promoting the use of word of mouth called Rawporter, which offers rather nice benefits to users or “rawporters” who post pictures and videos on the homepage of this site. Rawporter’s claim is this; with the increase of social media sharing of pictures and videos across the web, any large news […]

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The Web: Connecting us all

Posted by: | December 15, 2011 | No Comment |

I recently read a post on Mashable about a new film that is set to be released on YouTube. The film is the product of Ron Howard and his daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard. It is inspired by 8 photos selected by Ron from a photography contest sponsored by Canon. This whole concept — the film’s […]

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With print in rapid decline, there is a lot of discussion (and fear) that journalists are going to be out of work. However, ask anyone working in new media if they would agree with this point. They probably wouldn’t — and I don’t. Steve Pearlstein, a former columnist at the Washington Post and current professor […]

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Japan wants to pay for bloggers to come visit in an effort to help their tourism industry after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the country this year. The unique move is an effort to show travelers that Japan is now safe to visit — through publicity from the potential bloggers. The plan to give away […]

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Internet: The public forum

Posted by: | October 13, 2011 | No Comment |

We’ve come to the point that we can have open assembly about anything we want, whenever we want with people from all around the world. The Internet is such a huge and important tool for helping us maintain and use our First Amendment rights. I came upon an article on Mashable.com today entitled Share Your […]

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Sean Parker joins Twitter

Posted by: | October 4, 2011 | No Comment |

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Those who are familiar with the short-lived 2003-2006 sitcom “Arrested Development” might chuckle when I say, “Taste the happy, Michael.” “Arrested Development,” which ran for three seasons before Fox canceled the show due to poor ratings, gained critical acclaim during its stint while attracting a cult following. Due to its unconventional humor, the show wasn’t […]

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Traditional journalism has long surpassed its peak in what’s now considered ‘old media,” but who are the real traditional journalists? It can be argued that rather than a decline in old media and a birth of new, what’s really occurring in today’s fast-pace, technologically advanced society is a reversion to traditional methods of spoken news. […]

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