Entries by Barbara Silverman

Snapchat, Instagram Stories, or Facebook Stories—Which is Right For You?

Image via Mihai Surdu under CC0 1.0 By: Michelle Cyca It’s hard to remember a time before they were everywhere, but long ago in Internet time, there was only one name associated with disappearing video: Snapchat. In 2016 (five years after Snapchat), Instagram got in on the game, adding Stories to their platform with filters, stickers, and text overlay. […]

How 2 Students Created 10 pt, The Sustainable T-Shirt Package

By: Casha Doemland “I believe humans have been taking poor care of the planet lately,” begins Antonina Kozlova. “The amount of plastic waste is a huge problem, and everyone should start living and working more sustainably.” To show her commitment to change, Kozlova teamed up with up fellow classmate Dohn Kanokpon and entered a sustainable […]

8 Social Media Predictions for 2018

Forecasting an Ever-Changing Industry By Cyndi Pérez As 2017 comes to a close, here are our forecasts for social media trends in the next year. IoT Integration “Alexa, search ___ on Facebook.” Stalk your ex through Alexa, Google Home, or Echo. Just kidding! We predict social integrations — regardless of Amazon, Google, and Facebook being […]

Hack. Hustle. Design.

Zooka Creative Gives Back By Jeffrey Heid Hack. Hustle. Design. Streetcode Academy believes these are the key components for a wider, better future. A future that doesn’t just include the rich, fortunate, digital native, uber-educated, English speaker, or people of specific color born in certain places. These components are meant to invite every person to seek a […]

Cooper Hewitt Names Ten Winners Across Disciplines in National Design Awards

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has named the winners of the 2018 National Design Awards, recognizing design excellence and innovation in 10 categories. The annual program promotes design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world and is accompanied by extensive educational programs in cities nationwide. “All ten of this year’s winners present a powerful design perspective […]

“Neo mint” will be the color of 2020 says forecasters

by Ali Morris Trend forecasting service WGSN has revealed that a pastel shade of green, coined “neo mint”, will dominate the worlds of fashion and interiors in 2020.According to the trend forecaster, which is headquartered in London, neo mint is a gender-neutral color with “an oxygenating, fresh tone that aligns science and technology with nature”. Neo mint is a […]

Five Metrics That Prove Social Media Is Working For Your Business

by Matthew Goulart. Founder of Ignite Digitial, an experience-driven digital agency. If you aren’t using social media for your business, you’re doing something wrong. To put it into perspective, Statista reported that of the 3.17 billion people using the internet, 2.3 billion are active social media users. In other words, if your business isn’t using social media as […]

The Era Of Creative Work Is Just In The Beginning

Tim RettigFollow Sharing my journey of the struggle towards creative- and entrepreneurial success. Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/2DCejTX / Email: rettigtim@gmail.com It iPhoto by kychan on Unsplash It is slowly becoming a feasible option to make a living from creative work. According to a UN study, the ‘creative economy’ — that is the part of the economy, which trades […]