Social Media

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Mobile Apps Usage Statistics 2018” published on themanifest.com on March 15.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

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Social Good from Social Media

By Andrew Selepak Social media can change the world. We have seen just how much social media can create change in the last few months of 2017 when, on Oct. 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to…

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Posted: December 27, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “Marketing Technology 2018: 350 Marketers, CEOs, and Influencers Predict the Future” published on Tune.com on Dec. 15. The article poses the question, “What technology will…

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Posted: December 20, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, and CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg discussed social media risks versus rewards on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on Dec. 12. The discussion, Positives About Social Media Greatly Outweigh Negatives, focused…

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Posted: December 14, 2017

Instagram launched in 2010 as a social media app designed for sharing images from mobile devices. In the short space of five years, it built up an audience of more than 300 million active users and had more than 30 billion photos posted.  Like other social media platforms with large…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, is featured exclusively in “Social Media, Personal Branding and Job Search Tips for Journalists” published on Oct. 23 on RoosterGNN, a non-profit news agency that promotes freedom of…

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Posted: October 25, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, comments in “We Need These Consumer Laws Now” published in The Huffington Post on Oct. 9. In the article, Selepak argues that is it not against the law…

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Posted: October 11, 2017

  Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was interviewed in “’Tech Industry is Getting a Free Ride on Personal Information” on CNBC on Sept. 15. In the interview, Selepak, along with Vivek Wadhwa, distinguished…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was recently quoted by three media outlets on the use of social media. In “#RoadRage Is All the Rage on Instagram,” featured on NBC News on Aug. 11,…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

  Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Social Media Master’s program, was quoted in “CNN-Trump Wrestling Video Leads to Twitter Claims of Blackmail” published in USA Today on July 5. Selepak believes that “this particular incident is not going to hurt [CNN’s]…

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Posted: July 10, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in the discussion, Regulating Social Media in Wake of London’s Recent Terror Attacks, on CNBC Power Lunch on June 5. Selepak was joined by Kevin Werbach,…

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Posted: June 6, 2017

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What Makes a Better Facebook Post

Health organizations are increasingly turning to social media to distribute information and engage with their target audiences. But getting people involved is more complicated than simply posting to Facebook. New research out of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications by Yulia Strekalova, research assistant professor and director…

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Posted: April 21, 2017