Ideas of social media and social change came together on May 11 as Jennifer Aaker, Stanford GSB professor and author of The Dragonfly Effect, Bill Strathmann, CEO of Network for Good, and Bacon spoke about the evolving, interactive form of social good–social networking.
100K Cheeks and the Stanford Blood Center are set to host a blood and bone marrow drive today from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.
The idea of spending a day without access to technology is, for most college students, an unbearable thought. But the increasing dependence on technology for social communication has become a cause of concern for many who believe technology limits human connection and creates superficial interactions through immediate gratification.
Stop the presses! Malcolm Gladwell just wrote something counterintuitive. Or is it? In this latest debunking in the October 4 issue of The New Yorker, Gladwell gets into why social media (Twitter, Facebook) are terrible for social activism. The three main reasons: These people on Twitter and Facebook aren’t dependable friends; at least not nearly…