Who would have ever thought that when you first created your Xanga blog, had Myspace, started your Facebook account, or Tweeted for the first time that one day there would be career opportunities within social media?? I know I didn’t.
My recent decision to get back in school has got me thinking about social media and digital technology in a whole new way.
Social media has expanded in to such a vast spectrum. It is no longer just used as a past time, for fun, or to communicate with friends and family. While those are mainstays, the world of social media has grown in to a vast empire that early developers most likely never even dreamed of.
Businesses are now hiring specialists in the area of social media. They are using it to build their business. It’s basically like free advertising.
For example say you’re a popular boutique and you wanna let people know you’re having an exclusive sale starting tomorrow. You could tweet about it and in 30 seconds millions of people can know.
People that get hired for these positions kinda have to think on their feet and be clever. Whether it be a blog, a video, a tweet, or a Facebook post you kind of need to know a little bit about all of the different platform and what audiences use which one the most.
Some people spend a lot of time watching YouTube videos. Some people like to read Twitter feeds. Some people search the blogosphere for good articles. Some people look for new things to “like” on Facebook. Beyond that there are so many other social media platforms like one of my favorites Instagram that are growing and growing.
I like learning about all of these. So I am looking at specializing in the area of social media when I head back to school this fall. I love the idea of being apart of something that ever changing and growing daily.
New social media platforms gain popularity now overnight through the use of smartphone apps. People find the ones they like and then tell their friends and it gets bigger and bigger.
What an exciting world!!
Social media has given the world a voice that they have never had to be able to communicate in seconds to people all across the globe. Now you can have it as a career. I think it is such a great area to be apart of for professional career goals.
Would you hire me for social media??
What are your thoughts on this empire of social media that is continuing to grow.
Which platform is your favorite?
I would love to hear your thoughts and opinions. Let me hear from you!!
See ya later!!
I thought I would continue with the Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence theme this week, b/c to me this is just another one of those videos that I laugh every time I watch it b/c it is so stinkin funny.
In this one, Mama is lettin Eunice have it. There are two versions morphed into one and it is a riot!!
Live Like We’re Dying – Kris Allen
I found this article this morning and I am so pumped about watching this. I love her and she is gonna be great!!!!
Check this out!!
Taylor Swift Spoofs Kanye West Incident
‘Kanye West just called — he thinks Beyoncé should host instead,’ Bill Hader says in the ad.
In case anyone was wondering if Taylor Swift is going to go there when she hosts “Saturday Night Live” this week, the answer is yes. The superstar isn’t afraid to poke some fun at Kanye West’s now-infamous VMA stage-crash.
In a promo shot Tuesday, the singer and “SNL” castmember Bill Hader put their spin on the encounter.
Standing in a 30 Rock corridor, the promo opens with Hader on his cell phone while Swift says, “Hey, I’m Taylor Swift, and I’ll be the host and musical guest this week on ‘SNL.’ ” As she completes her line, Hader gets off the phone and tells the star who he was talking to. “Whoops, Kanye West just called. He thinks Beyoncé should host instead,” he said. “Funny joke, right?”
Swift rolls her eyes and whispers to herself, “Wow.” Hader then awkwardly says, “Good times,” before walking off the set whispering to himself, “Hader.” The two share a laugh after they complete the sketch.
In an interview with MTV News before she went off to shoot the promo, she said nothing was off-limits this weekend. “I want to look nothing like myself,” she said. “I told all the writers, ‘Don’t count anything out.’ I want to go completely, 100 percent in. I don’t want to be halfway involved. Just because I have a lot of things to do as far as being musical guest and host doesn’t mean I don’t want to live up to my full hosting demands.”
Isn’t that great?? hahahahahahaha Can’t wait!!
I have gotta say that I am absolutely obsessed with classic comedy. Shows like “I Love Lucy” “The Facts of Life” “All In the Family” “Three’s Company” “Carol Burnett” and “Mama’s Family” are all what I consider classics. Oh and “Cheers” They are so amazing. It is sitcoms that have been one of my biggest inspirations and goals for m acting career, because they are so much fun and you just have the opportunity to make people laugh which is so great.
So this week I am taking a blooper from one of the classic “The Family” skits on “The Carol Burnett Show” These skits eventually turned into the spin-off “Mama’s Family” starring Vicki Lawrence.
This scene is a classic blooper that I could probably watch a million times and still laugh every single time. Tim Conway will not allow the scene to continue until he finishes his story. The punch line is delivered by none other than Vickie Lawrence which finishes out the entire thing!!
Just watch and be amazed!!
Here is a new “Today In Oz”
So I have been watching “So You Think You Can Dance” which I usually dont watch very often. Mary Murphy is absolutely insane. I found this video on YouTube of her from Season 5 and it made me laugh so hard, I had to show it to you!!
Here we go!! This the the Anjelah Johnson as Bon Qui Qui who is a flight attendant in this video.
I LOVE HER!!!!
In today’s episode we talked about all the amazing television that I experienced last night. Although I don’t do the best job of explaining it all. I wasn’t able to make my outline and read my cards the way I usually would so, that’s why it’s not the best haha – and I was driving lol – next week will be better :):)
But until then, enjoy :):)
So this evening was spent doing what I love best. I watched PrimeTime television. Here was the line-up. See what I was viewing this evening and then check back tomorrow when I talk about what happened on each program in a new episode of “Today In Oz”
Catch ya later!!
Then after those were over I watched a couple of episodes from Season One of the following on DVD b/c I’ve never seen them!!
And again check back tomorrow to hear my thoughts on all of them on an all new “Today In Oz”
Also coming tomorrow is this week’s Random Video Of the Week
PEACE & BLESSINGS (hint hint)