Marquette Wire

Obama leads Romney in online presence

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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...

KELLY: Dance like no one’s tweeting

Jack Kelly

January 19, 2010

Mindlessly surfing the Internet the other day, I came across this quote: “Dance like the photo’s not tagged. Love like you’ve never been unfriended. Tweet like nobody’s following.” This clever twist on a relative...

Social media sites dominate top 10 most visited

Tony DiZinno

December 3, 2009

More and more, users are changing the way they use the Internet. Now, bloggers are tracking the Internet sites that have the largest appeal and followings in an age increasingly populated by social media Web sites. A site called...

Business social networking site LinkedIn teams up with Twitter

Tony DiZinno

November 17, 2009

@LinkedIn Hi, interested in partnership for professionals in social media? DM for details. Such a sample tweet might be the way Twitter would describe its newly-announced partnership with LinkedIn, a business-oriented social networking ...

KELLY: Succumbing to Twittering

Jack Kelly

October 27, 2009

I have long been a Twitter hater. I never saw the merit in updating the world of my whereabouts in 140-character bursts. I thought notifying people of what I was doing was slightly less inane than the baseball umpires t...


Matthew Reddin

September 15, 2009

Twitter=fun social media app. Also way to get jobs and #network. Like #FB but tinier and w/ more prof uses. Stats are 140 chars max. Get it? If you don’t, you might want to give Twitter a second look — tweets like the one ab...