SuperCon 2.0

SuperCon 2.0 By Ashley Schultz It comes to that time of year, where Ashley goes a little off topic, and discusses her ventures at “SuperCon.” Last year was the first year for “SuperCon,”in Raleigh, NC; it proved a success and this year undoubtedly reassured that it’s not only good for Raleigh, but good for those […]

Social Media and Disaster Relief

Social Media and Disaster Relief By Ashley Schultz Over the past few years, we have seen the increase in how social media can help accelerate disaster relief. It seems that disasters are usually at the top of all our news feeds recently, and will increase especially with the start of the 2018 hurricane season. Yet, […]

Social Media and the Gaming World

Social Media and the Gaming World By Ashley Schultz Candy Crush? Words with Friends?  Farmville? Mafia Wars? Sound Familiar? There is no doubt that we are suffering from significantly diminished attention spans at this point in history, and social media and gaming has contributed in no small part to this. According to Statista, an online […]

Health Effects of Social Media Use, is it Time for a Detox?

Health Effects of Social Media Use, is it Time for a Detox?   By Ashley Schultz So many of us are guilty of having our faces glued to our phones, tablets, or computers constantly checking one or all of our social media sites on a daily basis. Yet, has it ever crossed your mind that […]

#DeleteFacebook and Cambridge Analytica

#DeleteFacebook and Cambridge Analytica By Ashley Schultz Cambridge Analytica, a dating-mining firm with ties to the Trump Campaign, is accused of purchasing personal information on millions of Facebook users, which was requested by University of Cambridge psychology professor, Aleksandr Kogan. Kogan was allowed permission to collect data from 270,000 people who filled out his personality […]

How #BlackPantherChallenge Changed Lives

By Ashley Schultz In a time where it seems like we are ridden with tragedy everyday, it is always nice to see some light in this seemingly dark World.  The movie Black Panther has inspired many, and partially through the use of social media! An online crowd funding effort turned a social media hashtag into […]

Expected Social Media Trends for 2018

Expected Social Media Trends for 2018 By Ashley Schultz A New Year brings new and experimental trends in the ever-growing world of Technology and Social Media. As someone who aligns with what is “hip”, I find, as I gracefully mature, I am not as educated in some of the innovations in Social Media that are […]

What’s the Deal with the Repeal……of Net Neutrality?

What’s the Deal with the Repeal……of Net Neutrality? By Ashley Schultz What is the deal??? I know I am, and sure many of you are….confused and don’t understand what the repeal of Net Neutrality means for us in the future. Therefore, I took it upon myself to find out exactly what might happen, and  hopefully […]

Holiday Greetings “On the Interwebs”

Holiday Greetings “On the Interwebs” By Ashley Schultz The Holiday’s are always a busy time of the year! You have presents to buy, cookies to bake, parties to attend, and finally you have to send out those time consuming cards! You have to do this all while still living your regular day-to-day life! Now with […]

Turn Your Phone into a Personal Assistant!

Turn Your Phone into a Personal Assistant! By Ashley Schultz And you thought your over-priced piece of high tech equipment was just for Snap Chat, Facebook, Twitter, and the myriad of other “social” apps available out there. Check these out:   Mondly VR: This app will cost you $5 yet it is perfect for any […]