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Be skeptical of social media sites

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Here’s a hard reality we all must accept: Our favorite social media platforms–from Snapchat to LinkedIn–don’t care about our personal data. And by “don’t care,” I mean they only care insofar as they can leverage our data to further their business agenda. There are some who think when...

Business leaders spend time discussing role of social media

A.J. Lopez moderated the late-afternoon panel for local business leaders incluing Sam Pak, Benjamin Remmert and Logan Draper. About 20 people attended. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Tyler Manning

October 2, 2017

Fifteen representatives. More than 10 organizations. Three news stations. One community. One goal: to discuss how individuals and businesses could effectively use social media. Representatives from various organizations in Wichita Falls conducted a panel on Sept. 25 in the Wichitan newsroom, hosted by B...

LinkedIn: Define your brand, your promise

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Abena Tobin, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Tony Vidmar, vice president of advancement and public affairs, gave information about a LinkedIn and the benefits of having a LinkedIn account during the second annual Social Media Day session Sept. 25. "LinkedIn in a few words  can be used for professional networking, a way for employers to check prof...

Networking: If you’re not doing it, you should be

Screen shot from LinkedIn.com

Cooper Miller

April 7, 2016

They’re freshly graduated, degree in hand, ready to take on the world, but not a clue of where to start. Now imagine the same scenario, except this time, an opportunity is waiting for them. This is the power of networking.            Founded in 2002, LinkedIn is a social networking site,...

Coordinator: ‘We try to be ahead of everything’

A.J. Lopez III, social media coordinator for student affairs and enrollment management, talks about his normal day-to-day activities as his role as Social Media Coordinator in an interview with a Wichitan reporter. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Kara McIntyre

April 6, 2016

About the jobWhat does your job entail?"We monitor all of the social medias and everything on campus. We try to be ahead of everything and educate the students, faculty, and staff on social media in general and new things coming out or new features. The big one was about a month ago when Instagram de...

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