Social Media Use by WIADCA – West Indian American Day Carnival Association

WIADCA’s Home Page –  Image Source: WIADCA   For more than 40 years, on every Labor Day holiday thousands of costumed men and women revel in “calypso” and “soca” music on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. The West Indian Day Carnival (also known as Brooklyn Carnival or Eastern Parkway Carnival) is a cultural festival of masqueraders, music, and the food and drink…

Is Privacy in Social Media possible?

PRIVACY IN SOCIAL MEDIA One of the ethical challenges posed by social media is to protect how users personal information is acquired, used, and stored. There are benefits to a organization collecting your information to ensure you receive offers particularly suited to you. But there are more issues which abound concerning profiling, spying and intrusion. Studies by MSNBC, Harris Interactive, American Consumer…

Joining “Generation C”

Social media changed my life almost as much as migrating to a country 3000 miles away. When I moved to the United States, I had to learn new logistics, (navigate the subway, deal with winter) a whole new culture, (what do you mean “casual dress work environment?” We have to pay for drinks at this…