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Signs & Signifiers: How Social Media is Creating a New Language

  • August 7th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media is constantly changing the way we communicate. Language as we know it has evolved drastically because of the internet. Here are three ways social media is breaking down the barriers of traditional means of communication and enhancing our language.

Hash Tags and Lolspeak

Through status updates and tweets, we can communicate with other people using brief and concise… Read more

Baby Boomers, Social Media and Writing

  • February 1st, 2011 by Roberta Budvietas
When I was in school, I spent many hours on essays, speeches, reports and exams where my results depended on my ability to express my thinking in writing. Most Baby Boomers took grammar classes until their last years of high school. Results had deductions for bad spelling and poor grammar. Not all Baby Boomers are comfortable writing blogs or articles… Read more