Social Media Habits of Gen Z

Author Archives: Audrey Knoth

Executive vice president of Goldman & Associates Public Relations, based in Norfolk, Virginia and serving clients across the United States.

Social Media Habits of Gen Z

zgraphicWhat is Generation Z really doing on, and thinking about, social media? CNBC got up close and personal with some teens.…

YouTube: Kids Have a Big Role

Children play a surprisingly large role on YouTube, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the platform’s high-subscriber channels.…

Data Privacy: It May be Impossible

With the concern about data privacy, here’s disturbing news. Researchers at two universities have foundPrivacygraphic that it’s not very hard to figure out who’s listed in databases that have supposedly been stripped of all identifying information. The Guardian has the …

Internet Language and Its Impact

TextinggraphicA new book takes a look at how the internet is shaping language, in ways that are sometimes surprisingly subtle.  The New York Times calls “Because Internet” an “incisive and entertaining guidebook.”…

Pickup-Truck Emoji: The Back Story

The pickup-truck emoji coming to smartphones next year won’t bear the Ford name, but that’s who’s behind it. The Atlantic has the details.…

New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

ShoelacegraphicA few months after closing down Google+ for the general public, Google is toying with a new social media platform … TechCrunch has details on a more modest effort called Shoelace.…

Ad Tracking Details Revealed, Somewhat

Facebook is making the process of ad tracking a bit clearer for its users, as Mashable reports.Tracking

YouTube Stars Move Away from Perfection

ImperfectgraphicThe Atlantic looks at the trend countering perfection among YouTube stars in this profile of what it calls the platform’s “most important” personality of the moment.…

Media Coverage Still Planned Early for Some Topics

Yes, certain types of media coverage are still planned way ahead of time … as the New York Times Planninggraphicdemonstrates in this look at how it approaches Thanksgiving food stories.…

Social Media Strike on Independence Day?

Strike graphicOn a day many Americans don’t work, a Wikipedia co-founder is also hoping people won’t post … Dr. Larry Sanger is calling for a social media strike on July 4 and 5 to demand user privacy and control of personal …