Social Media http://www.kunc.org en What Those Baby Photos On Social Media Can Teach Us About Moms http://www.kunc.org/post/what-those-baby-photos-social-media-can-teach-us-about-moms You can't miss 'em. Baby pictures have flooded so many Instagram and Facebook feeds that an app is now available to block them, if you want. But as the newness of social media collides with an experience as old as time — motherhood — researchers are beginning to study its sociological and psychological impacts.<p>"We're living in a different era, where families are not necessarily living in the same neighborhood, on the same block, seeing their grandparents every Sunday," says Brooklyn mom Nicole Jedinak, who has been snapping and sharing photos of her son Jackson since he was born. Fri, 23 May 2014 11:16:00 +0000 Elise Hu 56888 at http://www.kunc.org What Those Baby Photos On Social Media Can Teach Us About Moms Scratch That: One Cat's Struggle With Internet Stardom http://www.kunc.org/post/scratch-one-cats-struggle-internet-stardom No matter what the market's doing, a certain breed of entrepreneur tends to come out on top — or should we say, breeds? Domestic short hair, Persian, Siamese — if you have the right breed of cat, or at least one with a certain look, you may be feeding kitty treats to a potential gold mine.<p>Luckily, there's a road map to feline stardom — published Tuesday, it's called <em>How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom.</em><p>But not every cat has what it takes, and trying to claw your way to the top can leave a few scratches. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Renita Jablonski 55078 at http://www.kunc.org Scratch That: One Cat's Struggle With Internet Stardom For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time http://www.kunc.org/post/pro-sports-public-relations-going-high-tech-real-time Gone are the days of waiting for angry letters.<p>Social media allows the NFL, NASCAR and other pro sports leagues to hear from fans in real time. And that feedback has become so important, leagues have built what are essentially social media command centers to monitor trends and engage directly with fans.<p>The centers have been popping up over the past five years or so. One of the newest is in Charlotte, N.C., at NASCAR's corporate building. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:28:00 +0000 54769 at http://www.kunc.org For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time Who Says Food Porn Has To Be Dominated By Junk Food? http://www.kunc.org/post/who-says-food-porn-has-be-dominated-junk-food It's one of our guiltiest pleasures on the Internet, and though some of us may not like to admit it, chances are, we've done it. Some are even addicted. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:39:00 +0000 54614 at http://www.kunc.org Who Says Food Porn Has To Be Dominated By Junk Food? Evolution Of Jared Polis’ Scene Stealing Bow Tie http://www.kunc.org/post/evolution-jared-polis-scene-stealing-bow-tie <p>Floor speeches in the U.S. House debating consumer access to unlocked cell phones rarely set social media on fire. But that’s exactly what happened to 2nd Congressional Democratic Rep. Jared Polis – and his sartorial taste.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:57:49 +0000 Grace Hood 54341 at http://www.kunc.org Evolution Of Jared Polis’ Scene Stealing Bow Tie