In the last decade, social media has spread quickly across the world and has grown not just in terms of number of users on popular platforms, but also in terms of new niche platforms tailored for specific populations.

With Facebook’s 1 billion active users, the 500 million tweets that flood the Internet daily via Twitter, and the 6 billion hours of YouTube videos available online, it is …



One month since the mass kidnapping without the rescue of the 300 Nigerian girls, do we need to take a different approach beyond globally embracing a hashtag on social media? Will #BringBackOurGirls be just another campaign we forget about once the next celebrity scandal becomes breaking news?



Next week we’re thrilled to be offering our first course in Social Media and Tech Tools for Academic Research (TC110).

So far we have over 20 people registered from 7 countries from organizations such as World Vision, InSTEDD, and Plan International! This is shaping up to be an excellent group.