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Social Media Correspondents Leverage Social Media to Promote Business

Social Media Correspondents Leverage Social Media to Promote Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shameka Buckner – Media Relations Sbuckner33@gmail.com         Social Media Correspondents Leverage Social Media to Promote Business  Houston, Texas – November 16, 2012 – Texas Southern University Social Media Correspondents (SMC) leverage digital and social media to improve the bottom line at a local Pizza Inn. SMC will link up with Brian I... »

Memorial Hermann “#MHBrain” Hashtag Draws Global Attention – Infographic

Memorial Hermann “#MHBrain” Hashtag Draws Global Attention – Infographic

Houston Memorial Hermann hospital’s  groundbreaking brain surgery played on social media gained global buzz Wednesday. The procedure was performed on a 21-year-old woman who had a tumor on the right side of her brain. This inforgraphic shows the international community started talking about the impending procedure via social media on May 4. The Twitter hashtag #MHBrain was used to discuss th... »

Global Audience in Awe After Seeing Brain Surgery on Social Media

Global Audience in Awe After Seeing Brain Surgery on Social Media

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Houston Hospital Brings Global Audience Into Operating Room

Houston Hospital Brings Global Audience Into Operating Room

  The staff of the neurosurgeon who treated former U.S. Rep. Gabriel Giffords live-tweeted and blogged a brain surgery procedure Wednesday from Houston’s Memorial Hermann hospital. Dr. Dong Kim started the procedure around 9a.m. on a 21-year-old patient with a tumor on the right side of her brain. The entire operation was shown through multiple social media including Twitter with the hashtag ... »

Houstonian says Trayvon Martin Case is Becoming an American Cliche

Houstonian says Trayvon Martin Case is Becoming an American Cliche

Slideshow of Million Hoodie Photoshoot   By Serbino Sandifer-Walker Naisha Hobbie just had to do something. She didn’t know him but she said she felt like she did. On a sun-soaked day in Houston’s Alief community, Hobbie stood before a group she had called via social media. Like a choir director in a baptist church, Hobbie flung her hands up, down, left and right; every move punctuated with e... »

Cindy Sheehan Joins TSU Students at Trayvon Martin Rally

Cindy Sheehan Joins TSU Students at Trayvon Martin Rally

By Marlon Davis Standing in the midst of searing 80-degree weather, American anti-war activist, Cindy Sheehan rallied alongside other hooded sweatshirt supporters of Trayvon Martin recently outside of Texas Southern University’s Granville M. Sawyer Auditorium. Originally in Houston to promote her new book, Revolution, A Love Story, Sheehan temporarily diverted her steps from that of book pro... »

Photo Essay:  Million Hoodie Photoshoot for Trayvon Martin in Houston’s Alief Amity Park

Photo Essay: Million Hoodie Photoshoot for Trayvon Martin in Houston’s Alief Amity Park

Naisha Hobbie wanted to do something in memory of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin in her southwest Houston community. She put a call out to friends, family and all interested via social media that a “Million Hoodie Photoshoot”  was going to be held for 17-year-old Martin at Alief’s Amity Park on Saturday afternoon. Dozens of people poured into the park for the event.  All photo... »

Did George Zimmerman Use a Racial Slur Before Shooting Trayvon Martin?

Did George Zimmerman Use a Racial Slur Before Shooting Trayvon Martin?

CNN reports that the self-appointed neighborhood crime watch activist who shot and killed an unarmed 17-year-old Sanford, Fla. teenager may have used a racial epithet while speaking to police dispatchers right before the shooting. Trayvon Martin was gunned down by George Zimmerman,28, on February 26 in the Central Florida city of about 54-thousand while walking home from the store. Zimmerman, who ... »

SXSW Co-founder and Filmmakers Talk about the Conference’s Appeal

SXSW Co-founder and Filmmakers Talk about the Conference’s Appeal

The South by Southwest (SXSW) co-founder Louis Black, filmmaker Sean Baker and film producer Francesca Silvestri say the conference has redefined filmmaking in America. Tweet »

SXSW Buzz:  Visual.ly Lets Users Make Infographics With Ease

SXSW Buzz: Visual.ly Lets Users Make Infographics With Ease

By Serbino Sandifer-Walker Visual.ly is the big tech creation that’s getting lots of buzz at the SXSW this year.  It allows users to create information graphics with ease. Just link to your favorite social media like Twitter and Facebook, make a few selections and Visual.ly  creates graphics like the one below.  I instructed Visual.ly  to generate content for the hashtag #SXSW and it created all t... »

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