Marquette Wire

Obama leads Romney in online presence

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

As the 2012 presidential debates begin this Wednesday, the candidates are taking advantage of networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook and even Reddit to engage the online community. While President Obama, sometimes referred...

Universities get in the social networking game

September 23, 2010

Filed under News

Students at universities across the country are increasingly using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to juggle their social lives on campus and at home. CampusLIVE, one of many developing “niche”...

Twitter tries to secure future, preserves past

Joe Carey

April 20, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

In the span of just a few days, Twitter has arguably assured its survival. Not bad for a company that before this month had no source of revenue. Last week, Twitter began experimenting with what it calls “Promoted Tweets,”...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Tone down health care comments on Facebook, Twitter

March 30, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Everyone has the right to voice their opinion about health care, be it on the street, online or in person. But be responsible in doing so. There’s a big difference between free speech and hateful speech. The prior lobbying...

GAMBLE: Foodies are consuming the nation

Molly Gamble

March 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Like any journalism student, there are some words I can’t stand. Take “ironical,” for instance. That faux-word really bugs me, even when people use it in jest. But another word has been popping up more and more these days, and ...

Google Buzz launch raises privacy concerns

Tony DiZinno

February 18, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Google has entered the social media arena with the debut of Google Buzz, but the way the platform works has raised privacy concerns. As a hybrid integration of status updates, comments, photos, videos and social media sites...

The digital overload

Joe Carey

February 11, 2010

Filed under Featured

“Party in the USA” blasts through the speakers while “The Real World” highlights last week’s ultra-dramatic moments on the tube. A Facebook status updates to say, “FML,” and TMZ just tweeted that George Clooney was spotted bl...