Tuesday March 10 | Social MediaMarch 9, 2009 at 9:22 am | Posted in Coming Up | 17 Comments
The rise of social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace is dominating the virtual world. These online communities are becoming powerful tools for fundraising, political activism and social change. There are negative effects as well, as critics say such interactions are pulling people farther apart. Social media is also changing the way we write, the way we date and the way we learn. We’ll examine some of the pros and cons.
Jason Keath – Founder, Social Media Club Charlotte
Angela Benton – Founder, BlackWeb20.com
Anita Blanchard – Assoc. Professor, Organizational Science, UNC Charlotte