The Trend
2:02 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Navigating the social media storm: local voices chime in on digital platforms shaping our world

Host Cass Herrington, UE Professor Peter Rosen and Digital Marketing Architect Zac Parsons connect with listeners on Twitter.
Host Cass Herrington, UE Professor Peter Rosen and Digital Marketing Architect Zac Parsons connect with listeners on Twitter.
Credit Steve Burger / WNIN News

Whether you’re on Twitter, Facebook – or you refuse to preface your name with a handle, after today’s conversation, you’ll get a taste of just how much social media is changing our world and our personal relationships.

We’ll hear from social media scholars, professionals  and even a local, small-budget filmmaker who’s using a crowd funding site to release his movie to the public.

Social media ignited a revolution during the Arab Spring, and it’s revolutionizing the way we live, work and interact – in ways that we may not even realize.

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