Ew! Do You Have an STB?

[Editor’s Note: This article was originally written for Emerson Social Media] Okay, so maybe it’s not as gross as it sounds. An STB, according to SCVNGR’s Nick Herbold is a Socially Transmitted Badge. SCVNGR has created the latest STB in its Zombie Badge – a badge that can only be received after performing a social check-in with … Continue reading

The Social Media Detox Effect

That’s the name I’d like to assign to the latest experiment from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Eric Darr. The school’s Provost is proposing to cut the entire undergraduate student body’s social media experience for one full week. “That’s interesting,” “Many people won’t like that,” and “I’m glad I don’t go to HUST” are … Continue reading