Amanda Cosco


Will Google+ TV Ads Be a Gamechanger for Social Networks?

Google is vamping up its marketing, promoting itself as the preferred network of choice.

Teens Using Social Media to Coordinate Vandalism

Out of all of the potential uses of social media, this one reveals the dark side of digital communications.

Man Uses Google+ to Reunite Firefighter With Camera Lost at Sea

Miraculous things can Happen on Social Media

Rewarding Bad Behaviour: Kansas Teen Gains 10,000 Followers for Bashing the Governor on Twitter

Teenager Emma Sullivan pokes fun at Kansas Governor on Twitter and HE ends up apologizing... wait—what?

8 Statements From #OWS Movement in 140 Characters or Less

The #Occupy movement may have been ousted from parks, universities and churchyards, but it’s certainly taking up its share of digital space. All over the wireless airwaves, citizens are testing out their […]

How Yellow Pages is Leveraging Social to Stay Relevant

I grew up in the nineties, the dawn of digital culture. For me—and for many others born in the late eighties and early nineties— the Yellow Pages brand was irrelevant; […]

Demystifying Social Media: Three Key Takeaways from the Success of Nonprofits on Facebook

What we can learn from the sector that generates the most online buzz

How to use Facebook to Target Your Dream Job

Facebook is an untapped professional resource for finding career opportunities and for branding yourself for the job of your dreams.

Facebook used for Crisis Intervention: New Media, New Potentials

This week, Florida police officers used Facebook as a tool for crisis intervention, preventing what could have been a deadly situation.

Hashtag to Watch: #TweetThePress

If you live half your life on Twitter (like me) then you’ve likely seen this hashtag floating around: #TweetThePress. Where did it start? What does it mean? And why are […]